WS3027 - Child and Family Welfare
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)
Child and Family Welfare is a subject that is relevant to students intending to enter
human services work. It introduces students to the major theoretical perspectives
particularly relevant to child protection and highlights the contested nature of the
knowledge claims. The subject examines the socio-political, organisational and cultural
context for working in the child and family welfare field. It aims to assist students
to develop the skills necessary for ethical, reflective and effective practice.
- Develop a thorough knowledge of current key issues in child protection practice;
- Demonstrate a critical awareness of the historical, social and cultural contexts of
child protection practice;
- Demonstrate ability to locate contemporary issues in child protection in historical
- Demonstrate a critical awareness of the legal, ethical and moral dimensions of child
protection practice in a range of organisational and cultural contexts;
- Demonstrate a critical awareness of issues pertinent to Indigenous child welfare.
|To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 24 credit points
of study at tertiary level
||Must have completed 24 credit points of study
Study Period 11
|Census Date 11-Dec-2014
||Mr Peter Garrity.
|Method of Delivery:
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||assignments (40%); (60%).
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