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  1. Social work and community development: a critical practice perspective - Catherine Forde, Deborah Lynch 2015

    Book Recommended

  2. Social work practice with groups, communities, and organizations: evidence-based assessments and interventions - Charles Glisson, Catherine N. Dulmus, Karen M. Sowers c2012 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  3. Asset building & community development - Gary P. Green, Anna Haines 2016, ©2016

    Book 

  4. Mia Mia Aboriginal Community Development: fostering cultural security - Cheryl Kickett-Tucker 2017

    Book Recommended

  5. Participatory practice : community-based action for transformative change - Margaret Ledwith, Jane Springett 2010 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  6. Activism and social change: lessons for community organizing - Eric Shragge 2013 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended Read chapters:1 & 4.

  7. Community work - Alan C. Twelvetrees 2008 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended Read Chapter 1: Introduction.

  8. The Handbook of Community Practice - Marie O. Weil, Michael S. Reisch, Mary L. Ohmer 2012 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended Read Chapters: 6, 7 and 10

  9. The Australian policy handbook: a practical guide to the policy making process - Catherine Althaus, Peter Bridgman, Glynn Davis 2018

    Book Recommended

  10. Week 1: What is Community Work? 2 items
    1. Social work and community development: a critical practice perspective - Catherine Forde, Deborah Lynch 2015

      Book Recommended Read: Chapter 1. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

  11. Week 2: Community Education 4 items
    1. Pages 16-28: Key principles of Freire - Anne Hope, Sally Timmel 1995

      Chapter Recommended

  12. Week 3: Culturally Responsive Community Work 3 items
    1. Critical multicultural practice in social work: new perspectives and practices - Sharlene Nipperess, Charlotte Williams 2019

      Book Recommended Read Gopalkrishnan, N., Chapter 13: Working with community groups, pp.207-222. High use copy held in the Central Library.

  13. Week 4: Working with Groups in a Community Context 8 items
    1. The essential groupworker: teaching and learning creative groupwork - Mark Doel, Catherine Sawdon 1999

      Book Required Read Chapter 7: Action Techniques in the Group

    2. Chapter 12: Working with Groups - Veronica Coulshed, Joan Orme 2012

      Chapter Required

    3. An introduction to group work practice - Ronald W. Toseland, Robert F. Rivas 2017 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. Skills Readings on Group Participation 4 items
      1. The essential groupworker: teaching and learning creative groupwork - Mark Doel, Catherine Sawdon 1999

        Book Further Read: Chapter 7, Action Techniques in Groups

      2. Community work - Alan C. Twelvetrees 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read Chapter 3: Helping people set up and run community groups

      3. Going local: working in communities and neighbourhoods - John Pierson 2008

        Book Further Read Chapter 4: Engaging Communities and Neighbourhoods

  14. Week 5: Groups as Vehicles of Change 5 items
    1. An introduction to group work practice - Ronald W. Toseland, Robert F. Rivas 2017 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. Skills Readings on Mediating Conflict in Groups 2 items
      1. Pages 152-155: Engaging with Conflict - Ian O'Connor, Jill Wilson, Deborah Setterlund 2003

        Chapter Further

  15. Week 6: Asset Based Community Development 5 items
    1. An introduction to community development - Rhonda Phillips, Robert H. Pittman 2009

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 3: Asset-based Community Development

    2. Skills Readings on Conducting a Community Capacity Inventory 2 items
      1. Pages 13-31: Releasing Individual Capacities - John P. Kretzmann, John McKnight 1993

        Chapter Further

      2. Chapter 3: Lessons Learned - John P. Kretzmann, John L. McKnight 1997

        Chapter Further

  16. Week 7: Community Development: A Critical Form of Practice? 10 items
    1. Social work theories in context: creating frameworks for practice - Karen Healy 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 9 : Modern Critical Social Work: From Radical to Anti-oppressive practice

    2. Skills Reading on Working with the Media 5 items
      1. Chapter 9: Media Releases - Jacqui Ewart, Tony Schirato, Gail Sedorkin 1998

        Chapter Further

      2. Writing skills for social workers - Karen Healy, Joan Mulholland 2012

        Book Further Read Chapter 6. High Use copy held in Central Library.

  17. Week 8 & 9: Community Work Practice, Policy Processes and Writing a Community Consultation Submission. 9 items
    1. The Australian policy handbook - Catherine Althaus, Peter Bridgman, Glyn Davis 2013

      Book Required Read Chapter 3: A Policy Cycle

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

      Book Required Read Chapter 8: Policy Practice, pp. 202-229.

    3. Powerful proposals: how to give your business the winning edge - David G. Pugh, Terry R. Bacon c2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 9: Getting it written, getting it right: guide to creating compelling proposals

    4. All of these readings will help you prepare your Advocacy Paper. 4 items
      1. The Australian policy handbook - Catherine Althaus, Peter Bridgman, Glyn Davis 2013

        Book Further Read Chapter 7: Consultation

      2. Writing skills for social workers - Karen Healy, Joan Mulholland 2012

        Book Further Read Chapter 9:Writing Policy Proposals. High Use copy held in Central Library.

  18. Week 10 & 11: Developing a Funding Proposal 5 items
    1. Chapter 7: Writing funding applications - Karen Healy, Joan Mulholland 2012

      Chapter Required

    2. Chapter 5: Putting projects/work on the ground - Amanda Howard, Margot Rawsthorne 2019

      Chapter Required

    3. Everyday Community Practice: Principles and practice - Amanda Howard, Margot Rawsthorne 2019

      Book Required Read Chapter 6: What are we trying to achieve?, pp.106-126, & Chapter 12: Exemplar projects, pp.221-240. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    4. Chapter 7: Creating the budget - Soraya M. Coley, Cynthia A. Scheinberg 2000

      Chapter Recommended

    5. Successful grant writing: strategies for health and human service professionals - Laura N. Gitlin, Kevin J. Lyons 2014

      Book Recommended Read Part III: Preparing a Budget

  19. Week 12: Funding Proposal Continued 3 items
    1. The Routledge handbook of community development research - Lynda Shevellar, Peter Westoby 2018

      Book Required Read Deborah Western & Claire Varley, Chapter 7: Preventing violence against women: The development and evaluation of a CALD community family violence project, pp.99-114

  20. Week 13: Portfolio Part 3: Implementation, Evaluation and Portfolio Review 1 item
    1. Everyday evaluation on the run - Yoland Wadsworth 2011

      Book Required Read Chapter 2: The Evaluation Research Cycle

  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.