COMMUNITY SERVICES MANAGING DIVERSITY

SWP1MDV

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to evaluate and promote diversity in the workplace, and to contribute to the planning of diversity policies and procedures. This may apply to internal work practices or external service delivery in Community Services.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HBCSW, HBCSB, HBCS, HBCSD, HBCSM, HBCSS.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Evaluate the policy provisions and supports for diversity in the workplace described in the literature.

Activities:
Class room teaching; group discussion; workplace or practical placement or simulated situations, group presentation

02. Apply the key principles that assist to manage and promote workplace diversity and cultural responsiveness.

Activities:
Class room teaching; group discussion; workplace or practical placement or simulated situations, group presentation, policy analysis

03. Demonstrate understanding of the adaptation of communication strategies to meet the needs of individuals within workplaces.

Activities:
Class room teaching; group discussion; workplace or practical placement or simulated situations., group presentation

04. Identify the components that contribute to workplace diversity policies and procedures.

Activities:
Class room teaching; group discussion; workplace or practical placement or simulated situations, group presentation, policy analysis

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Week 07-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 07 - 28
Eight 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 07 - 28
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent)Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .50 02, 04
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent)Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & procedures50 01, 02, 03

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 27 - 52
Eight 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent)Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .50 02, 04
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent)Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & procedures50 01, 02, 03

Bendigo, 2018, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 27 - 52
Eight 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent)Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .50 02, 04
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent)Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & procedures50 01, 02, 03

Bendigo, 2018, Week 07-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 07 - 28
Eight 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 07 - 28
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent)Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .50 02, 04
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent)Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & procedures50 01, 02, 03

Dandenong, 2018, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 27 - 52
Eight 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent)Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .50 02, 04
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent)Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & procedures50 01, 02, 03

Dandenong, 2018, Week 07-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 07 - 28
Eight 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 07 - 28
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent)Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .50 02, 04
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent)Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & procedures50 01, 02, 03

Mildura, 2018, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 27 - 52
Eight 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent)Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .50 02, 04
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent)Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & procedures50 01, 02, 03

Mildura, 2018, Week 07-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 07 - 28
Eight 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 07 - 28
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent)Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .50 02, 04
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent)Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & procedures50 01, 02, 03

Shepparton, 2018, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 27 - 52
Eight 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent)Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .50 02, 04
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent)Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & procedures50 01, 02, 03

Shepparton, 2018, Week 07-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 07 - 28
Eight 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 07 - 28
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent)Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .50 02, 04
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent)Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & procedures50 01, 02, 03