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SWK1106 Psychology for Social Work
Credit Points: 15
The unit provides students with an introduction to the study of people and their relationships. The unit focuses upon specific areas of psychological theory, which are of relevance to social work practice. Topic areas covered are self, motivation, relationships, cognition, emotions, violence, gender etc. Particular attention is paid to the role of culture in shaping how people are understood and responded to.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
C58Bachelor of Social Science
K41Bachelor of Social Work - Bunbury
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014