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This list relates to the semester Semester 1 2019 which ended on 23/06/2019
  1. Direct practice in social work - Scott W. Boyle, Larry L. Smith, O. William Farley, Grafton H. Hull 2014 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  2. Working with Involuntary Clients: A Guide to Practice - Chris Trotter 2015

    Book Recommended

  3. Aboriginal ways of using English - Diana Eades 2013 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  4. Our voices: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social work - Bindi Bennett 2013

    Book Recommended

  5. Communication and interpersonal skills in social work - Juliet Koprowska 2008 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  6. Practice skills in social work & welfare: more than just common sense - Jane Maidment, Ronnie Egan 2016

    Book Recommended

  7. Writing skills for social workers - Karen Healy, Joan Mulholland 2019

    Book Recommended

  8. Chapter 10: 1001 Solution-Focused Questions - Fredrike Bannink 2010

    Chapter Recommended

  9. Week 1: Introduction to the course: A focus on case work 4 items
    1. The Skilled Communicator in Social Work The Art and Science of Communication in Practice - Karen Healy 2018

      Book Required Read Chapter 1. High Use copy held in the Central Library. Google preview is available for Chapter 1 pp.1-12 and part of Chapter 2 pp.13-22

    2. Working with people: communication skills for reflective practice - Louise Harms 2015

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 1: Working Towards Change, pp.xxi-xlii. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    3. Social work methods and skills: the essential foundations of practice - Karen Healy 2012

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 1: Social Work Methods in Context: Purposeful Practice

    4. Social work theories in context: creating frameworks for practice - Karen Healy 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 2: A Dynamic Model of Practice, pp.12-32

  10. Week 2: Building the Working Alliance and process recording 8 items
    1. Chapter 8: Teaching and learning tools - Helen Cleak, Jill Wilson 2019

      Chapter Required Read chapter 8, particularly page 90-91 - on process recording.

    2. The Skilled Communicator in Social Work The Art and Science of Communication in Practice - Karen Healy 2018

      Book Required Read Chapter 2. High Use copy held in the Central Library. Google preview is available for Chapter 1 pp.1-12 and part of Chapter 2 pp.13-22

    3. Chapter 3: Core communication skills - Karen Healy 2018

      Chapter Required

    4. Working with people: communication skills for reflective practice - Louise Harms 2015

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 4: Skills for Your ‘Use of Self’, pp.397a-397p & Chapter 7: Listening and Questioning Skills, pp.4-12l. If you have time please read chapter 6 also. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    5. Direct practice in social work - Scott W. Boyle, Larry L. Smith, O. William Farley, Grafton H. Hull 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 4: Basic Skills for Engagement -

    6. Parents' participation in child protection practice: Toward respect and inclusion - Karen Healy, Yvonne Darlington, Judith A. Feeney 2011

      Article Recommended

  11. Week 3: Core Communication Skills continued 4 items
    1. Working with people: communication skills for reflective practice - Louise Harms 2015

      Book Required Read Chapter 8: Reflecting Skills: Paraphrasing and Summarising, pp.12m-12y. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    2. Chapter 3: Core communication skills - Karen Healy 2018

      Chapter Required For online access to this chapter, see this same reference in Week 2: Building the Working Alliance

    3. Working with people: communication skills for reflective practice - Louise Harms 2015

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 9: Assessment skills, pp.12z-10d. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    4. Social work methods and skills: the essential foundations of practice - Karen Healy 2012

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 3: Working with Individuals to Resolve Life’s Problems

  12. Week 4: Communication and cultural and linguistic diversity 5 items
    1. The Skilled Communicator in Social Work The Art and Science of Communication in Practice - Karen Healy 2018

      Book Required Read: Chapter 6: Communication and Cultural Diversity, pp.109-137. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    2. An introduction to intercultural communication: identities in a global community - Fred Edmund Jandt 2016

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 2: Perception and intercultural communication competence, pp.36-63. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

  13. Week 5: Social Work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People 6 items
    1. Aboriginal Ways of Using English - Diana Eades 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read The entire of Part 1 of Diana Eades. Part 1 comprises 5 chapters from pages 1-76.

    2. Aboriginal ways of using English - Diana Eades 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 5: Aboriginal English, pp.76-92

    3. Chapter 7: Developing the helping relationship: Engagement - Ronnie Egan 2016

      Chapter Recommended

  14. Week 6: The Structure of the Social Work Interview 1 item
    1. Social work methods and skills: the essential foundations of practice - Karen Healy 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 3: Working with Individuals to solve Life's problems

  15. Week 7: Working with mandated clients 2 items
    1. Social work methods and skills: the essential foundations of practice - Karen Healy 2012

      Book Required Read Chapter 4: Working with Mandated Individuals

    2. Working with involuntary clients: a guide to practice - Chris Trotter 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 2: What works and what doesn't. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

  16. Week 8: Problem solving and motivational interviewing 5 items
    1. Working with people: communication skills for reflective practice - Louise Harms 2015

      Book Required Read Chapter 15: Task-centered and crisis intervention approaches and skills, pp.16-29. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    2. Social work theories in context: creating frameworks for practice - Karen Healy 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 7: Problem-solving Approaches: Focusing on Task-centred Practice, pp.137-160

    3. Motivational Interviewing in Social Work Practice - Melinda Hohman 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Required Chapter 2: The Heart of Motivational Interviewing

    4. Chapter 3: Role Clarification - Chris Trotter 2015

      Chapter Required

    5. Working with Involuntary Clients: A Guide to Practice - Chris Trotter 2015

      Book Required Read Chapter 5: Problem-solving. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

  17. Week 9: Discussion of the family context 2 items
    1. Social work methods and skills: the essential foundations of practice - Karen Healy 2012

      Book Required Read Chapter 5: Working with Families

    2. Collaborative family work: a practical guide to working with families in the human services - Chris Trotter 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 4: Preparing families for family work and developing ground rules

  18. Week 10: Managing challenging situatioins 7 items
    1. The Skilled Communicator in Social Work The Art and Science of Communication in Practice - Karen Healy 2018

      Book Required Read Chapter 4: Communication and Heightened Emotions, Chapter 5: Anger, Aggression and Violence. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    2. Working with people: communication skills for reflective practice - Louise Harms 2015

      Book Required Read Chapter 5: Self-care skills, pp.397q-398g. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    3. Chapter 16: Challenging constructively and staying safe - Delia O'Donohue 2016

      Chapter Recommended

  19. Week 11: Writing your case-note 1 item
    1. Chapter 4: Writing case records - Karen Healy, Joan Mulholland 2019

      Chapter Required

  20. Week 12 & 13 5 items
    1. The Skilled Communicator in Social Work The Art and Science of Communication in Practice - Karen Healy 2018

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 8: Communication and older adults; Chapter 9: Communication with people experiencing mental health challenges. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    2. Working with Involuntary Clients: A Guide to Practice - Chris Trotter 2015

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 6: The worker—client relationship & Chapter 7: Working with families. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    3. Working with people: communication skills for reflective practice - Louise Harms 2015

      Book Required Read Chapter 16: Ending and Evaluating Skills, pp.32-46. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    4. The Skilled Communicator in Social Work The Art and Science of Communication in Practice - Karen Healy 2018

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 1: The Skilled Communicator in Social Work & Chapter 11: Becoming a Skilled Communicator: Key Themes and Future Directions. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    5. Social work methods and skills: the essential foundations of practice - Karen Healy 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapters 3: Working with Individuals to Resolve Life’s Problems & Chapter 4: Working with Mandated Individuals

  21. Past Central Exam Papers 1 item
    1. Past Central Exam Papers

      Webpage  Follow the link and search for past exam papers by course code.