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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||Not offered in 2022, expected to be offered in 2023 (Distance learning)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,415.75|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Limited to
- PGDipSW, MSW
- Admission subject to approval from Head of the Department of Sociology, Gender and Social Work.
- More information link
- Teaching staff
Coordinator 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 will 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