Social Services Pathway
The aim of this module is to provide students with skills and knowledge relevant to the Social Services career pathway.
- Learning Outcomes
- Locate, select and analyse information relevant to a range of social service sectors and apply to context-relevant tasks and problems.
Work independently and collaboratively to complete tasks and solve problems relevant to key social issues.
Demonstrate an understanding of different world views, values, beliefs and attitudes.
- -Understanding ourselves; world views, values, beliefs, attitudes
-Social Issues; poverty, racism, sexism, abuse, justice, ageism
-Social Service Sector; Social Work, Counselling, Youth work, Mori Social Services, Mental Health and Addictions
-Ethics; Social Service Code of Ethics
- Teaching and Learning Strategy
- Students will gain knowledge, skills, capabilities and attitudes by participating in classroom and practical sessions that may include face to face tutor led targeted teaching sessions; tutor demonstrations; collaborative group activities and discussions; student seminars and/or presentations; simulated activities and role plays; guest speakers; and practical workshops. All teaching and learning will be web-supported.
- Assessment Criteria
- Portfolio 100
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. To pass this module, students must attempt each component and achieve an overall pass grade of 50.
- Learning and Teaching Resource
- A full set of resources will be issued for this module, including course work and assessment materials, a list of recommended/required texts/library books, and web-based resources. Students will also be encouraged to use the library and other resources that can be accessed at Wintec.