PROFESSIONAL CARE AND GROWTH

SWP5PCG

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students learn about the capabilities required of managers, team leaders and supervisors to create a highly effective workplace environment. Foundational skills and knowledge, and the supporting capabilities which contribute to professional self and team care, will be examined. The subject explores self-care as a joint responsibility between the organisation and worker. The substantive issues and knowledge base underpinning positive safety strategies for Child Protection and family services workers, and promoting or impeding effective practice with children and families will be addressed. These include recognition of secondary trauma, the risk of violence and abuse of workers and organisational wellbeing.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

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Capstone subjectNo

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Readings

Statutory social workers: stress, job satisfaction, coping, social support and individual differences

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AuthorCollins, S

Year2008

Edition/VolumeVOL 38.

PublisherBRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIAL WORK

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Compassion fatigue, burnout, and compassion satisfaction: implications for retention of workers

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AuthorDePanfilis, D

Year2006

Edition/VolumeVOL 30.

PublisherCHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT

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Compassion fatigue, burnout, and compassion satisfaction among Colorado child protection workers

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AuthorConrad, D & Kellar-Guenther, Y

Year2006

Edition/VolumeVOL 30.

PublisherCHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

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