Courses - Faculty of Education And Social Work


Social Work Child and Family Practice

Stage II

SOCCHFAM 215
15 Points

Whānau-Family-Aiga Community

An exploration of family forms, functions and well-being, incorporating critical analysis of the impact of social factors on whānau-family-aiga systems. Taking an intergenerational perspective and drawing on Mātauranga Māori, relevant theoretical frameworks and research, the course builds students’ knowledge and skills in engaging and learning with diverse families and promoting family resilience in varied social, cultural and community ecologies.

Stage III

SOCCHFAM 332
15 Points

Working with Children and Whanau

An exploration of effective approaches, policies, practices and principles used to engage with children and their whanau within the context of Aotearoa New Zealand. This course will develop the skills and knowledge necessary for working with children and their whanau in community and statutory settings and include consideration of poverty, family violence and child protection.

SOCCHFAM 382
15 Points

Special Topic

Stage IV

SOCCHFAM 431
15 Points

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Issues

A critical examination of specific diagnoses and disorders of childhood and adolescence that impact on their mental health and wellbeing, with emphasis on the current successful treatments for severely emotionally distressed children and young people within Aotearoa New Zealand.

Restriction: SOCCHFAM 731

SOCCHFAM 482
15 Points

Special Topic

Postgraduate 700 Level Courses

SOCCHFAM 700
30 Points

Domestic Violence: Challenges and Responses - Level 9

An in-depth examination of the prevalence, consequences, risk and protective factors of domestic violence in Aotearoa New Zealand. Draws on local and international research to explore conceptual models, theories, practice and current research concerns, aimed at prevention and intervention activities at the individual, family/whānau, organisational, community and societal levels.

SOCCHFAM 710
15 Points

Special Topic

SOCCHFAM 731
15 Points

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Issues

An in-depth examination of specific diagnoses and disorders of childhood and adolescence that impact on their mental health and wellbeing, with emphasis on contemporary literature and evidence informed practice with children and young people within Aotearoa New Zealand.

Restriction: SOCCHFAM 431

SOCCHFAM 734
30 Points

Issues in Child Welfare and Protection

Explores the critical issues in child welfare and protection encountered by education, health and human services workers. The historical, social and conceptual basis for an understanding of child abuse and neglect is considered. Explores research-led strategies to address personal, professional, and societal responses to the needs of vulnerable children.

SOCCHFAM 735
15 Points

Intimate Partner Violence

An in-depth examination of the prevalence, consequences, risk and protective factors pertaining to intimate partner violence (IPV) in Aotearoa New Zealand. Draws on local and international research to explore conceptual models, theories, practice and current research concerns, aimed at prevention and intervention activities at the individual, family/whanau, organisational, community and societal levels.

Prerequisite: SOCWORK 721-725

Restriction: SOCCHFAM 700

SOCCHFAM 736
15 Points

Special Topic

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