ADVANCED REFLECTIVE LEADERSHIP

SWP5APM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject the student will be assisted to review the role of practice leadership with a view to integrating learning from subjects previously completed in this course. The aim of the subject is to engage students in developing confidence in an effective leadership style and to understand how they can impact on the culture of their organisation and effect outcomes.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsComplexity and the experience of leading organisationsRecommendedGriffin, D and Stacey, R (eds) 2005ROUTLEDGE OXON, UK.
ReadingsSocial work management and leadership. Managing complexity with creativity.RecommendedLawler, J & Bilson, A 2010ROUTLEDGE, LONDON.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically reflect on the relationship between leadership capability and the creation and maintenance of a work culture that supports professional care particularly in relation to experiences of trauma and the requirements for professional self and work team.

Activities:
Analysing theories of the neurobiology of trauma and attachment and the translation of theories in child and family practice leadership
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Generate and evaluate a framework for leadership in child and family practice and generate approaches for reviewing and evaluating performance in a range of contexts relevant to child protection practice and co-creation of postive outcomes for children

Activities:
Critically reflect on theories of leadership and the demands of complexity of child and family practice, identifying your own approach to leadership and developing an individual portfolio and evaluating this
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

05. Generate a sophisticated understanding of the purpose of child and family practice and the strategic directions of policies and provide evidence of ability to translate this to staff and others

Activities:
Crticial analysis of the sector and policies and of reserach evidence which identitifies outcomes of practice, programs and policy
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

06. Apply leadership capabilities to the complex situation of practice with children of all cultures and understand issues for Aboriginal children and families and communties in relation to child and family practice

Activities:
Exploring Aboriginal culture and the impact of events in history in relation to child and family practice and the key role of culture and community in the life of families and the development of children.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

07. Synthesize complex information and integrate knowledge and skills presented in this course in the seven previous subjects and apply capabilities to respond to complex practice and system issues

Activities:
Attaining and integrating capability and presenting this understanding to others
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Other Site, 2018, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 6.0 days block mode per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Teaching to be delivered over three 2-day blocks (six days in total)"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 4000-word individual essay/portfolio60 01, 02, 05, 06, 07
one group presentation -60 minuites equivalent 2000 words40 01, 02, 05, 06, 07