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Training in Kaupapa Māori social work theory and methods, for work in social service organisations.
|Paper title||Kaupapa Māori and Social Work Practice|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 1
Semester 1 (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,403.61|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- SOWK 304 or SOWK 554
- SOWK 515
- Limited to
- BSW, MSCW (Applied)
- May not be credited with SOWK411 or SOWX411 completed in 2014 or with SOWK410 completed in 2016.
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- Teaching staff
- Teaching Arrangements
Two one-day compulsory workshops in Dunedin
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding,
Ethics, Environmental literacy, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students completing this paper will have the capacity to:
- Clarify, advance and extend the understanding of Māori concepts in a social work context for those wanting to work in Māori social service organisations.
- Develop a critical understanding of Māori social work theory and practice with Whanau, Hapu and Iwi.
- Extend and develop the understanding and development of Māori models of practice
- Develop their own practice framework when working in Māori organisations and communities.