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SOWK408 Pasifika and Social Services

Critical exploration of contemporary Pacific social issues, considering and developing relevant social service responses to identified Pacific social issues.

Paper title Pasifika and Social Services
Paper code SOWK408
Subject Social Work
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,338.27
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,439.89

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Restriction
Restriction:SOWK 508
Limited to
Limited to: BSW, MSCW (Applied)
Notes
May not be credited with SOWK 411 or SOWK 521 completed in 2016 or 2017
Learning Outcomes

Students completing SOWK 408 will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to reflect on their initial understanding of Pacific peoples and their world views
  2. Identify where Pacific peoples’ issues are located within the ecological model
  3. Develop an awareness for ethnic-sensitive practice with Pacific peoples
  4. Be able to competently evaluate issues and develop an appropriate framework for practice in relation to a Pasifika social issue.
Textbooks

To be advised.

Contact
sgsw@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
To be advised.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
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Timetable

Not offered in 2019

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard