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|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2019|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,303.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$6,658.50|
- SOWK 408
- Limited to
- Limited to: PGDipSW, MSW
- May not be credited with SOWK 411 or SOWK 521 completed in 2016 or 2017.
- Learning Outcomes
Students completing the SOWK 508 will be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to analyse, question and reflect on their initial understanding of Pacific Peoples and communities.
- Attain a critical appreciation of Pacific Peoples and their world views
- Identify the diverse issues affecting Pacific Peoples and where they are located within the ecological model
- Develop an awareness of ethical and cultural issues involved in working with Pacific Peoples
- Critically apply their knowledge to develop an appropriate framework for policy, research or practice in relation to a Pasifika social issue they're most familiar with and which is reflective of their organizational context.
To be advised.
- Teaching staff
- To be advised.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding,
Ethics, Environmental literacy, Self-motivation.
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