HDS310 - Human Rights and Advocacy
2024 unit information
|Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus
Average of 3 hours per week
|Scheduled learning activities - online
11 x 2 hour lectures (recordings provided)
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
- Contemporary rights issues such as human rights legislation in Australia, and asylum seekers and refugees
- 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
- Human rights for children with disability
- Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander people
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