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.
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- 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