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HSW702 - Understanding Care and Risk

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Cloud (online), CBD*

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Kim Robinson

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Note:

*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery

Content

Students will develop an awareness of how ‘care’ and ‘risk’ are conceptualised within theoretical, legal, social, policy and organisational contexts and their political and ethical consequences for practice. Students will appreciate that the idea of ‘the risk society’ reconceptualises more traditional ideas of ‘control’ in professional practice, and their consequences for ‘care’, ‘protection’ and social justice and recognise that ‘care’ and ‘risk’ are integrally related, and co-exist in all professional practice contexts.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Essay 1 (2000 words) 35%

Assessment task 2: Essay 2 (3000 words) 55%

Assessment task 3: CloudDeakin participation 10%

Unit Fee Information

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