COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE, DECISION MAKING AND BEST INTEREST

SWP5CPD

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is designed to enable participants to implement the Best Interests case practice model through facilitating the integration of theory, practice and active implementation and apply in all areas.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLynne McPherson

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
ReadingsEffective child protection, ch 7PrescribedMunro, E 20082ND EDN, SAGE, LOS ANGELES.
ReadingsGood practice in child protection, ch 8, 9PrescribedTilbury, C, Osmond, J, Wilson, S, Clark, J 2007PEARSON, EDUCATION AUSTRALIA.
ReadingsParticipation and child protection: the importance of context, pp 897-914PrescribedHealy, K 1998BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIAL WORK, VOL 28

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. On successful completion of this unit, participants should be able to demonstrate their capacity for critical understanding of self and others in relation to analytic enquiry and decision making.

Activities:
On line activities, face to face workshops and EBL group work

02. On successful completion of this unit participants should be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of critical enquiry, analytical processing and ethical decision-making and an ability to incorporate this into reflective practice.

Activities:
On line activities, face to face workshops and EBL group work

03. On successful completion of this unit participants should be more confident in practising collaboratively with key stakeholders including professionals, carers, children and their families and processing critical information to make holistic, ethical and defensible choices in relation to the children#s best interests.

Activities:
On line activities, face to face workshops and EBL group work

04. On successful completion of this unit participants should be more confident role models; they should be able to assist less experienced practitioners and others with critical enquiry and effective decision making.

Activities:
On line activities, face to face workshops and EBL group work

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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-ordinatorLynne McPherson

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 5.0 days block mode per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Block teaching mode of five 6-hour sessions."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
individual participation in on-line discussion board20
one 1,500 word individual essay50
one 2,500 word team project30