Course level



Health & Behavioural Sciences


Nursing, Midwifery & Social Wk




One Semester

Class contact




Recommended prerequisite

Assessment methods

Essay, presentation, report, exam, role plays, participation.

Course coordinator

Professor Karen Healy

Work Integrated Learning

Work Simulations

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school.

Course description

This course will provide students with a comprehensive knowledge and skill base for advanced practice with children, young people and families. In weekly seminars and a series of intensive workshops, the focus will be on practice in both statutory and non-government service organisations. The skills addressed in this course include: assessment and decision-making; inclusive and participatory approaches to practice; working with children and young people in statutory and non-statutory environments; professional and legal writing skills in child, youth and family work; working with parents and other care givers; and understanding and application of evidence in practice. Students will attend weekly 3 hour seminars and weekly 3 hour workshops during the semester.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile