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Children, Families and Society

Year



Type

Minor

Description

Children, Families and Society aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills required to identify and respond to social issues impacting on the wellbeing of children in the context of families, communities and society. Students will develop an understanding of key theories, societal contexts, policies, legislation and national and international strategies to promote and safeguard child and family wellbeing. Students will also develop child-focused and inclusive practice skills, including those required to work effectively and ethically with diversity.

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Assumed Knowledge

Nil

Courses

Course Area and cat no. Units Level References
MINOR
Child Development WELF 1020 4.5 1
Informed Practice with Children WELF 2025 4.5 2
Child Centred Practice WELF 4030 4.5 3
Protecting Children WELF 4036 4.5 4

Rules

  1. This minor is only available to students in the following programs: MBSW and MHSW. Students not in the specified programs must seek the permission of the Bachelor of Social Work program director before enrolling in these courses.

Notes

Nil