Foundations of Social Work Practice (7060HSV)

This course is the foundational compulsory course in the Master of Social Work/ Master of Mental Health Practice programs. All students must complete and pass this course in their first trimester of study to progress to placement and continue in the program. Foundations of Social Work Practice introduces the fundamentals of working in the human services including institutional structures and welfare discourses, theories, models, research and processes of human service delivery and methods of social work intervention: interpersonal helping, group work and community work. Restrictions: This course is restricted to students in the Master of Social Work/ Master of Mental Health Practice programs only. This course contains a compulsory intensive.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

20 (20)

Study level

Postgraduate

Student contribution band

Arrangements apply

New students (Non-grandfathered students)
Band 2 - Professional Pathway Social Work programs
Band 4 - All other programs

Grandfathered students
Band 2A
View more information here.

Usually available

Gold Coast Trimester 2Gold Coast Trimester 3

Course Attributes

Restricted: Course must be listed in Program

Course offerings and timetables

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
7 November 2022
Last date to add a course
20 November 2022
Last date to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
5 December 2022
Last date to drop a course without academic failure
15 January 2023
Please note that there is a mandatory on-campus 10-day intensive in week 12 and Study week. There will be workshops held throughout the trimester on campus and online in weeks 3, 5, 7, 9, & 11. Please refer to the course profile for further information.
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Class
Class (71393) Open Weeks 1 - 7, Mid-Trimester Break, 8 - Study week Course attendance and other requirements will be provided via Course Profile and/or Learning@Griffith.

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
18 July 2022
Last date to add a course
31 July 2022
Last date to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
15 August 2022
Last date to drop a course without academic failure
18 September 2022
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Lecture
Lecture (46952) Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 08:00 - 12:20
Study week
G42 2.17
Griffith Business School
Gold Coast Campus
Friday 08:00 - 16:50
Study week
G42 2.17
Griffith Business School
Gold Coast Campus
Lecture (46931) Open Monday 08:00 - 16:50
Week 12
G40 AUDITORIUM
Griffith Health Centre
Gold Coast Campus
See Learning@Griffith for venue details
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 08:00 - 16:50
Week 12
G16 1.08
Clinical Sciences 2
Gold Coast Campus
See Learning@Griffith for venue details
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 13:00 - 16:50
Study week
See Learning@Griffith for venue details

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
18 July 2022
Last date to add a course
31 July 2022
Last date to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
15 August 2022
Last date to drop a course without academic failure
18 September 2022
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Workshop
Workshop (47105) Open Friday 13:00 - 14:20
Week 1
See Learning@Griffith for venue details
Friday 13:00 - 14:20
Weeks 3, 5, 7, 9, 11
G30 1.11
Arts & Education
Gold Coast Campus
See Learning@Griffith for venue details
Monday 08:00 - 16:50
Week 12
G40 AUDITORIUM
Griffith Health Centre
Gold Coast Campus
See Learning@Griffith for venue details
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 08:00 - 16:50
Week 12
G16 1.08
Clinical Sciences 2
Gold Coast Campus
See Learning@Griffith for venue details
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 13:00 - 16:50
Study week
See Learning@Griffith for venue details
Workshop (42473) Friday 13:00 - 14:20
Week 1
Week 1 Friday 1pm workshop for enrolment purposes only
Friday 13:00 - 14:20
Weeks 3, 5, 7, 9, 11
G30 1.11
Arts & Education
Gold Coast Campus
Week 1 Friday 1pm workshop for enrolment purposes only
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 08:00 - 12:20
Study week
G42 2.17
Griffith Business School
Gold Coast Campus
Week 1 Friday 1pm workshop for enrolment purposes only
Friday 08:00 - 16:50
Study week
G42 2.17
Griffith Business School
Gold Coast Campus
Week 1 Friday 1pm workshop for enrolment purposes only