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HSW707 - Addressing Violence and Abuse

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: CBD, Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Ann Carrington

Contact hours:

All content available in Cloud (online)

Note: 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.

Content

This unit will give students an introduction to different forms of violence and abuse. Students will examine the social and political underpinnings of violence in society, with particular attention to their gendered and intersectional dimensions. It will provide an overview of definitions and causes of violence and abuse and it will explore interventions at the individual and social levels. Students will explore ways in which they can support survivors, work with perpetrators and develop strategies for preventing violence and abuse.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Written assignment (2500 words) 50%

Assessment task 2: Group narrated powerpoint presentation (15 minutes) 35%

Assessment task 3: Written assignment (750 words) 15%

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