Course level

Undergraduate

Units

4

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

3S3W

Prerequisite

SWSP3022

Recommended prerequisite

Course coordinator

Prof Karen Healy

Assessment methods

Class participation, presentation, essay, mid-semester examination, recording and analysis.

Current course offerings

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

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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, 2015 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile