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Area/Catalogue
WELF 3015

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
013131

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 3)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy

Course aim

To develop students' ability to critically analyse case management approaches to the delivery of human services and to plan and manage interventions from a case management perspective.

Course content

Students will develop advanced knowledge of the definitions, characteristics and processes of case management, the influences on its historical development and practice models and critical issues and ethical dilemmas in case management. Students will use cognitive and analytic skills to develop their understanding of organisational, worker and professional perspectives, consumer and carer perspectives, the process of case management and the difference between case management and other service delivery approaches.

Textbook(s)

Guransky, D., Kennedy, R. and Camilleri P. 2012, The Practice of Case Management, 1st Edition, Allen and Unwin, St Leonards, NSW

Prerequisite(s)

Specific program
Program Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
MBSS WELF 2012 Human Service Intervention

The listed prerequisite courses OR appropriate prior knowledge as determined by the Course Coordinator.

Corequisite(s)

Specific program
Program Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
MBSP WELF 2012 Human Service Intervention

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 8 hours x 4 days

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Journal 2000 words 50% N/A
Essay 2500 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy

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