JUSTICE AND COMMUNITY CASE MANAGEMENT

LST2JCC

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline


Case Management is the approach used to manage clients within criminal justice and community-based settings. It is used in relation to broadrange of people, for example, 'youth-at-risk', victims of domestic violence,individuals on drug treatment and community corrections orders, prisoners, parolees and ex-prisoners.  In this subject, through online modules and face-to-face workshops, you will be introduced to the theories, principles and techniques associated with case management. You will learn about the different forms this approach takes as well as the ethical and practical aspects of it.  You will gain important skills in relation to communication, referral practices, client assessment and the creation of case management plans, all of which are crucial to achieving best practice.


 


SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSusanne Davies

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in the second year of the Bachelor of Criminology or completion of 30 credit points of Legal Studies subjects at first and second year, or by subject coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate an understanding of the theories, principles and methods associated with case management

Activities:
Mini-lecture, readings, quizzes, small group
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of the ethical dimensions of case management as a practice.

Activities:
Mini lectures, readings, quizzes, case plan,, essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Communicate in a clear, accessible and non-judgemental manner when writing and speaking

Activities:
mini-lecture, readings, Audio-visual materials, role plays, case plan
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

04. Devise a well formulated case plan with clear goals based upon an assessment of the client, their situation and the organizational context in which it is being produced.

Activities:
readings, mini-lectures, in-class case management exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Week 31-37, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusanne Davies

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 37
Five 4.0 hours evidence based learning other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 37 and delivered via online.
"Online classes in weeks 31-34 and 36"

WorkShop Week: 35 - 37
Two 4.0 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 37 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2 workshops during subject. Week 35 and 37."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online assessment tasks (equivalent to 1,000 words)30 01, 02
Two in-class case management exercises (total equivalent to 1,000 words)20 02, 03
One 1,000 word Case Management Plan30 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1,000 word essay20 01, 02, 03