INTRODUCTION TO ASSESSMENT OF COMPLEX NEEDS

SWP1ANV

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will acquire the beginning skills and knowledge to assess the multi-faceted needs of people from across the lifespan. Students will determine both internal and external services required to meet those diverse needs. Students will develop and practice a wide range of beginning level assessment skills required across community and social services and detail aspects and variations of human development and functioning. Students are to demonstrate knowledge of organizational requirements including standards, policies and procedures (including mandatory reporting), and appropriate service response/s to multiple and/or complex needs. Students will identify potential biopsychosocial factors as they undertake assessments and identify appropriate referral and the level and provision of care by the placement agency. Evidence will also include student application of strengths-based approach across the client assessment process and the ability to analysis critical information regarding the influence/ impact of co-existing issues.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in the Bachelor of Community Services

Co-requisitesN/A

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Learning resources

Understanding Human Development - a multidimensional Approach

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorLouise Harms

Year2010

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PublisherOxford University Press, South Melbourne

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Human Development: People within their environments in Connolly & Harms (eds.) Social work - contexts and practice

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorLouise Harms

Year2013

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PublisherOxford University Press, South Melbourne

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Assessment and Report Writing in the Human Services

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorHelen Cleak

Year2009

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PublisherCengage Learning, South Melbourne

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Looking forward through the life span - developmental Psychology

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorPeterson, Candice

Year2014

Edition/Volume6th ed

PublisherSydney: Pearson Australia.

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify issues of case urgency, risk and eligibility for service
02. Identify appropriate services available for client care
03. Define service-reporting processes in alignment legislative requirements
04. Identify issues that limit the provision of client services
05. Identify potential risk factors associated with developmental issues.

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