WORKING WITH FAMILIES WHERE THERE HAS BEEN CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT

SWP5TPC

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will be provided with foundational knowledge in contemporary theory and research to inform approaches to child and family practice. This subject draws upon selected theories within an ecological model, placing the child within the context of the family, the network and community and utilising a strengths-based and anti-oppressive model of practice which incorporates children's rights. With a focus on child development, stability and wellbeing, this subject is framed within the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 with guidance provided by the Best Interests Case Practice Model, 2008. Core theories include ecological, attachment, physiology of trauma and offender theories.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

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
ReadingsA course pack of prescribed contemporary Australian and international readings will be available to studentsPrescribedSchool of Social Work & Social Policy 2009LTU, MELBOURNE.
ReadingsReadings will be made available electronicallyRecommendedN/AN/A

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Other Site, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 5.0 days block mode per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Teaching to be delivered over two 2-day blocks and one 1-day block (5 days total)."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word essay (part A)40
one 3,000-word essay (part B)60

Other Site, 2014, Week 08-15, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 5.0 days block mode per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Teaching to be delivered over two 2-day blocks and one 1-day block (5 days total)."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word essay (part A)40
one 3,000-word essay (part B)60

Other Site, 2014, Week 29-37, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 5.0 days block mode per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Teaching to be delivered over two 2-day blocks and one 1-day block (5 days total)."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word essay (part A)40
one 3,000-word essay (part B)60

Other Site, 2014, Week 32-38, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 5.0 days block mode per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Teaching to be delivered over two 2-day blocks and one 1-day block (5 days total)."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word essay (part A)40
one 3,000-word essay (part B)60