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WS2511 - Professional Values and Ethics

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This subject studies the values and ethics which underpin professional practice in social work and community welfare, in the context of social and moral philosophy.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain ethical theory and alternative philosophical perspectives on the nature of ethics;
  • Identify value conflicts and ethical dilemmas in order to engage ethical professional action;
  • Analyse and apply a number of ethical decision-making frameworks, guidelines, principles and processes to manage value conflicts and ethical dilemmas;
  • Critically reflect on and evaluate actions and outcomes of ethical decision-making.
Assumed
Knowledge:
To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Prerequisites: WS1006 OR 12 CREDIT POINTS OF LEVEL 1 STUDY AT TERTIARY LEVEL
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
WS2019

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Vinnitta Mosby.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCUandOther
Assessment: essays (50%); case study (50%).

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.