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WS2121 - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Skills and Frameworks for Practice

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)

This subject aims to prepare students to work with and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples by providing them with culturally appropriate skills and frameworks for practice. Students will be encouraged to develop a critical awareness of distinctive Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander approaches to community work and helping processes.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate an ability to articulate the distinctive Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander approaches to community development and helping processes;
  • demonstrate an ability to work with and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples;
  • to have a critical appreciation of the skills and frameworks integral to social welfare practice with and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Assumed
Knowledge:
To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Prerequisites: To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level OR (admitted to course code 103804 and has successfully completed WS5516)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
WS2020

Availabilities

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Face to face teaching 15-Apr-2014 to 17-Apr-2014 (3 day workshop during lecture recess)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Susan Gair
Lecturers: Mrs Dorothy Savage, Assoc. Professor Susan Gair.
Workload expectations:
  • 18 hours workshops/Seminars - 3 day workshop in lecture recess
Assessment: (30% - 50%); (50% - 70%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Susan Gair
Lecturers: Mrs Dorothy Savage, Assoc. Professor Susan Gair.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: (30% - 50%); (50% - 70%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Narayan Gopalkrishnan, Assoc. Professor Susan Gair
Lecturer: Mrs Dorothy Savage.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: (30% - 50%); (50% - 70%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.