HDS310 - Human Rights and Advocacy
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
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 develop a human rights perspective and appreciate the role of advocacy for people with a disability in upholding their rights and achieving inclusion.
The unit content includes:
- Historical background to the development of human rights
- Description of different types of human rights
- Relationship between the development of human rights instruments, societal perceptions and the impacts on the lives of people with a disability
- Human rights instruments that address rights for people with disability (all ages)
- Developing a human rights approach in practice
- Individual, systemic and self-advocacy
- Contemporary advocacy practices
Assessment task 1: Case study (1600 words) 40%
Assessment task 2: Assignment (2400 words) 60%
Ife, J. (2001 ) Human Rights and Social Work: Towards Rights Based Practice. Cambridge University Press
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
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