SOCIAL WORK LEGAL & ETHICAL ISSUES

SWP1LEV

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to research information about compliance and ethical practice responsibilities, and then develop and monitor policies and procedures to meet those responsibilities. This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

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

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Studnets must be co-enroleld in vocational competencies CHCLEG003 and HLTWHS004.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Research information required for legal compliance.

Activities:
Class room teaching; group discussion; workplace or practical placement or simulated situations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

02. Determine ethical responsibilities.

Activities:
Class room teaching; group discussion; workplace or practical placement or simulated situations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

03. Develop and communicate policies and procedures.

Activities:
Class room teaching; group discussion; workplace or practical placement or simulated situations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

04. Monitor compliance.

Activities:
Class room teaching; group discussion; workplace or practical placement or simulated situations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

05. Maintain knowledge of compliance requirements.

Activities:
Class room teaching; group discussion; workplace or practical placement or simulated situations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

06. Establish work health and safety practices.

Activities:
Class room teaching; group discussion; workplace or practical placement or simulated situations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

07. Develop and provide consulatative WHS activities to provide advice in relation to work health and safety issues.

Activities:
Class room teaching; group discussion; workplace or practical placement or simulated situations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

08. Monitor compliance with risk control processes and evaluate and maintain WHS.

Activities:
Class room teaching; group discussion; workplace or practical placement or simulated situations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2016, Week 21-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 21 - 34
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 21 to week 34 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessment undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Albury-Wodonga, 2016, Week 35-47, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 35 - 47
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 47 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessment undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessment undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Bendigo, 2016, Week 14-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 14 - 26
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 26 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessment undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessment undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Melbourne, 2016, Week 14-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 14 - 26
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 26 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessment undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Mildura, 2016, Week 21-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 21 - 34
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 21 to week 34 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessment undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Mildura, 2016, Week 35-47, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 35 - 47
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 47 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessment undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Shepparton, 2016, Week 31-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 51
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessment undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08