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SWM5160

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Professor Chris Goddard

Synopsis

Issues relating to social work practice in response to child abuse, especially the relationship between the child, the family, the community and the state.

Objectives

The specific learning objectives for this unit are for students to:

  1. reflect upon the complex relationships between the child, the family, the community and the State;
  2. develop an understanding of the complexities of child protection practice, and develop an understanding of the links between policy and practice in this field.

Assessment

Major assignment(7000 words): 80%
Minor assignment(2000 words): 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Neerosh Mudaly