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HDS301 - The Effective Practitioner

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

E Wilson

Contact hours: Average of 3 hours

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit aims to provide students with knowledge and skills to work effectively with a range of contemporary practice approaches in the field of social exclusion and disability. Topics include: effective communication; communication and power; current practices in person-centred approaches; individualised services and funding; and inclusion practice focusing on person and social change.


1 x case study written assignment (1800 words) 45%, written assignment (2200 words) 55%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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