COMMUNITY SERVICES MANAGING DIVERSITY

SWP1MDV

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to evaluate and promote diversity in the workplace, and to contribute to the planning of diversity policies and procedures. This may apply to internal work practices or external service delivery in Community Services.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

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 Students must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HBCSW, HBCSB, HBCS, HBCSD, HBCSM, HBCSS

Co-requisitesN/A

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

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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Evaluate the policy provisions and supports for diversity in the workplace described in the literature.
02. Apply the key principles that assist to manage and promote workplace diversity and cultural responsiveness.
03. Demonstrate understanding of the adaptation of communication strategies to meet the needs of individuals within workplaces.
04. Identify the components that contribute to workplace diversity policies and procedures.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo (Kangan Institute), 2020, Week 07-28, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 7 - 28
Eight 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 7 - 28
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent) Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO4
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent) Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & proceduresN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Dandenong (Chisholm Institute), 2020, Week 07-28, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 7 - 28
Eight 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 7 - 28
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent) Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO4
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent) Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & proceduresN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Frankston (Chisholm Institute), 2020, Week 07-28, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 7 - 28
Eight 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 7 - 28
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent) Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO4
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent) Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & proceduresN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Mildura (Suni TAFE), 2020, Week 07-28, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 7 - 28
Eight 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 7 - 28
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent) Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO4
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent) Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & proceduresN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Shepparton (GOTAFE), 2020, Week 07-28, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 7 - 28
Eight 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 7 - 28
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent) Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO4
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent) Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & proceduresN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Wodonga (Wodonga TAFE), 2020, Week 07-28, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 7 - 28
Eight 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 7 - 28
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent) Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO4
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent) Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & proceduresN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Bendigo (Kangan Institute), 2020, Week 27-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 27 - 52
Eight 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent) Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO4
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent) Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & proceduresN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Dandenong (Chisholm Institute), 2020, Week 27-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 27 - 52
Eight 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent) Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO4
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent) Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & proceduresN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Frankston (Chisholm Institute), 2020, Week 27-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 27 - 52
Eight 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent) Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO4
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent) Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & proceduresN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Mildura (Suni TAFE), 2020, Week 27-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 27 - 52
Eight 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent) Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO4
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent) Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & proceduresN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Shepparton (GOTAFE), 2020, Week 27-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 27 - 52
Eight 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent) Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO4
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent) Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & proceduresN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Wodonga (Wodonga TAFE), 2020, Week 27-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 27 - 52
Eight 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Policy analysis report (1750 word equivalent) Students are to conduct research on the informative key policy and legislation that protects and promotes diversity in the workplace. Students to demonstrate introductory understanding of workplace policies that address disadvantage, discrimination and inequality. Student to consider policy response to social issues in the workplace - age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and disability .N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO2, SILO4
Group Presentation 10 mins (Organisational Interview) (2000 word equivalent) Group to interview a workplace leader about their experience with diversity in the workplace. Group to construct an interview schedule & present summary of findings. Students to consider the key issues & challenges found to the workplace & sector, with further reference to best practice response to promote responsiveness to diversity of peers and clients. Pres. to incl. brief overview of policy & proceduresN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3