WS3028 - Rural Welfare
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)
This subject introduces students to models, theories and methods of rural social policy,
social planning, welfare service provision, social development and practice, with
a special emphasis on northern Australia and Queensland. It challenges the metrocentric
basis of many social work and welfare theories, and seeks to equip students with an
enhanced framework for practice in rural settings. There will be a specific emphasis
on issues faced by Indigenous people, and the subject is located within a culturally
respectful framework of social welfare practice.
- an understanding of rural social and welfare issues, with a special emphasis on the
issues confronting Indigenous people an ability to critically analyse rural social
policy and welfare issues, and: an enhanced ability to work as a welfare pracititioner
within a rural context, with an advanced understanding of how the context for practice
differs from urban settings.
|To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points
(four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
||Must have completed 24 credit points of study
Study Period 6
|Census Date 26-Jun-2014
||Dr Amanda Nickson.
|Method of Delivery:
||WWW - LearnJCU
||assignments (40%); (60%).
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and in case
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