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Trimester 1 (from 2015) and Trimester 3
|Unit chair:||L Laskey|
Students must be enrolled in course E330
3 hours per week
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
In this unit, students will be introduced to relevant legislation, policies and practices essential to securing children's safety, with children's rights and professional ethics forming a conceptual framework. Child maltreatment and child protection will provide a major focus together with appropriate responses via policies, ethical practices, statutory requirements and preventive curriculum work. Attendant professional roles and obligations will be considered. Key topics include:
Task 1: Response to scenarios (or field based investigations of EC practice) relating to children's rights, ethical practice and safety, 40%, 1600 words
Task 2: Case study of child maltreatment, 50%, 2000 words
Task 3: Participation, 10%
Briggs, F (2012), Child Protection, the essential guide for teachers and other professionals whose work involves children, Docklands, JoJo Publishing.
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.