HSCO604 – Te Whanau / Working with Whanau

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Module code
HSCO604
Module title
Te Whanau / Working with Whanau
Prescription
This module introduces theory and practical skills for working with whanau. Students will identify key issues that impact on whanau and analyse relevant therapeutic interventions drawing upon both Maori and western approaches.
Programmes
  • HS1602
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
60
Self directed hours
90
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Analyse relational dynamics within whnau relationships.
2.Engage and articulate practice with whnau.
3.Analyse key issues that impact on whnau.
4.Analyse relevant therapeutic interventions that address specific issues with whanau.
Content
-Couples roles and dynamics
-Family/whanau history - genograms/whakapapa
-Cultural considerations
-Social, political, economic, cultural contexts for couple and whanau/family relationships
-Conflict - relationships
-Separation issues for couples and whanau/family
-Effects of stress on individuals within relationships
-Effects of stress on relationships
-Strategies for change
-Therapeutic interventions
-Theories and models of practice
Teaching and Learning Strategy
May include: Project-based Learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-Integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices.
Methods may include workshops and practical classes, tutorials, case-based learning, inquiry-based learning, group activities & discussion, supported online learning, e-portfolio, practice simulation.

Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components.
Students need to provide evidence against all learning outcomes, and gain an overall mark of 50% to pass this module.

Learning and Teaching Resource
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at the commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.