Bachelor of Social Work
This program builds on the key concepts developed in the BHumanServ - learning and socialisation, individual behaviour, human interaction, life stage development, as well as normative and deviant behaviour in culturally specific and multicultural contexts.
The Bachelor of Humanitarian and Community Studies will enable students to understand, critically analyse and apply concepts of human service delivery in the field of humanitarian aid, social and especially community engagement.
Through a number of diverse and rewarding roles, human services practitioners provide support to individuals, families and communities who are experiencing social or economic adversity.
This program is politically progressive, grounded in critical, anti-racist and pro-feminist theoretical approaches.
Provides a comprehensive program of study in the essentials of youth work as an embedded practice within community work.
The Bachelor of Social Work provides students with the knowledge and skills required to work with individuals, families, groups and communities.
Many previous graduates have worked with communities and non-government agencies as case managers, counsellors, policy development officers, community development officers, welfare officers, youth workers, child protection officers and family service officers.
Social workers are passionate about working with individuals, families, and communities to identify strategies that can facilitate progressive change.
An understanding of how social, cultural and economic factors can influence the health of individuals and communities is central to public health practice.