2021 information for papers will be published in early September.
Critical approaches to family practice and its application in the social services including the active development of professional family practice competence.
|Paper title||Advanced Family Practice|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,349.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$6,991.50|
- Limited to
- PGDipSW, MSW
- Admission subject to approval from Head of the Department of Sociology, Gender and Social Work.
- More information link
- Teaching staff
Co-ordinator and Lecturer: Associate Professor Anita Gibbs
- Paper Structure
- Key topics will include:
- Key concepts in family practice
- Theories for family practice
- Bicultural and indigenous family practice
- Parenting and family support
- Managing complex family issues
- Working in partnership
- Family practice with older adults
- Teaching Arrangements
- Weekly audioconference or scopia seminars and tutorials over one semester.
Guest speakers will offer additional input.
Two compulsory on-campus workshops.
- No textbooks required for this paper, but readings will be listed as study outlines and be available on Blackboard.
- Course outline
- A detailed outline will be provided online at the beginning of the course.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Teamwork, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Learners will have
- Critically examined family practice theories and frameworks in the national and wider international context
- Developed critical and reflective skills to understand family problems and to work ethically with families to assist them in the resolution of their problems
- Reflected on interventions according to theoretically coherent and professionally acceptable models of practice
- Explored and implemented appropriate indigenous and bicultural frameworks and models