APG5076 - Health and family violence - 2019

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Arts

Organisational Unit

School of Social Sciences

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Jayashri Kulkarni

Coordinator(s)

Professor Jayashri Kulkarni

Unit guides

Offered

Clayton

  • Second semester 2019 (Online)

Notes

This unit is taught in intensive mode. For teaching dates please refer to the websitewebsite (https://www.monash.edu/students/study-resources/arts/summer-winter/winter).

Synopsis

In this unit, students will examine key aspects of health systems and their responses to gendered family violence, with attention to relevant knowledge about the consequent health impacts. Focusing on this issue, students will engage with new knowledge about the long-term effects of violence within families. Students will develop a research report about a health issue with the support of the Unit Coordinator, and with input from other staff as appropriate.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Describe with clarity the health impacts of family violence on those affected;
  2. Recognise and interpret patterns of family violence from the perspective of practitioners within a health setting;
  3. Identify available referral pathways and responses to family violence in health systems;
  4. Assess the role of health systems in the long-term prevention of family violence;
  5. Critically analyse the benefits and drawbacks of health system responses to family violence and consider pathways for improvement.

Assessment

Within semester assessment:100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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