swp5app advanced practice management




Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to integrate and expand students' knowledge and skills in practice leadership in child wellbeing and child protection. The subject will include a major focus on leading practice in the organisation with regard to practice relating to trauma, attachment, cumulative harm and resilience. A particular focus of the subject is culturally relevant and effective practice leadership in relation to Aboriginal children and communities.

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



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsExamining child maltreatment through a neurodevelopmental lens: clinical applications of the neurosequential model of therapeuticsRecommendedPerry, B 2009JOURNAL OF LOSS AND TRAUMA VOL 14, PP 240-255.
ReadingsLeadership in social careRecommendedZwanenberg, Z 2010JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Other Site, 2015, Semester 2, Off Campus


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLynne McPherson

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 6.0 days block mode per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"This subject is taught, in block mode, across six full days."


Assessment elementComments%
analysis of workplace and brief report20
development and delivery of oral presentation30
preparation of report50