|Student Contribution Band:||Band 1|
|Administered by:||School of Arts & Social Sciences|
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.
|To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level|
|Prerequisites:||Must have completed 24 credit points of study|
|External, Study Period 6|
|Census Date 23-Jun-2011|
|Coordinator:||Dr Amanda Nickson, Professor Debra Miles|
|Method of Delivery:||andCDROMWWW - LearnJCU|
|Assessment:||assignments (40%); (60%).|
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