All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.
Community welfare and counselling is designed to provide students with an understanding of social issues as they relate to their personal, organisational and socio-political contexts. Students will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to equip them to work effectively in organisational and community contexts, and for bringing about change at personal, community, organisational and political levels. Skills and knowledge are developed for intervention across a range of practice fields, including (but not limited to): counselling, child protection, disability, family support, homelessness, community corrections, youth justice, community development, aged care and family violence.
The major is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling (and associated double degrees). These students complete a 66-credit-point major sequence chosen from the units listed below, including the full first-year sequence.
Students studying a sequence in community welfare and counselling must complete the following two units (12 points):
Students progressing to a major in community welfare and counselling must also complete:
Students studying a minor or major in community welfare and counselling must have completed the first-year sequence. In addition:
Level two and three
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