Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will further explore concepts that underpin early childhood development, particularly those of parent-child relationship-based therapies and practices, and their application to maternal and child health practice. This subject is delivered via a flexible online mode which may include online classrooms, online learning modules and a follow-through journey with a family in a community setting.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCatina Adams

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in the following course: HGCFCN


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourcedSelf Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required30 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional
Domestic - metro

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Evaluate early child and family characteristics affecting young children's capacity for self-regulation
02. Analyse and apply the theoretical concepts that inform the social, emotional and cognitive development of young children
03. Critically examine personal responses to working with families in diverse communities

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 06-24, Blended


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatina Adams

Class requirements

Problem Based LearningWeek: 6 - 24
One 1.00 hour problem based learning per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 24 and delivered via online.
Contribution to online forum discussion (1 hour per week for each of 12 modules)

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 6 - 24
One 30.00 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.
Follow through - 30 hours off site placement throughout semester time (self-sourced)

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 6 - 24
Four 1.50 hour scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 24 and delivered via online.
4 x 1.5-hour online virtual classrooms via ZOOM

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 6 - 24
One 4.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 24 and delivered via online.
4 hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules (for each of 12 modules).


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1000-word written assessment

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO2

One 2500-word written assessment

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO3

One 1500-word equivalent reflective activity. Reflective activity incorporating learnings from clinical practicum. Includes completion of 30 clinical hours in community settings, as a follow though exercise.,

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3

Contribution to online forum discussion

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3