HSH736 - Community Consultation and Participation

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 x 2 day seminars

Content

This unit allows students to gain an understanding of the theory, history, contexts, process and outcomes of community consultation and participation. Community consultation and participation will be explored in relation to the health, environment, and planning sectors. The unit will focus on developing skills in designing and implementing community consultation programs, and facilitating community participation in policy- and decision-making. On completion of the unit students should be able to: analyse  contexts for consultation with and participation by individuals, households, organisations and communities; identify needs and plan opportunities for individuals, households, organisations and communities to influence policies and decisions affecting their lives; review and evaluate examples of community consultation and participation; create strategies to maximise participation in policy- and decision-making; and apply consultation skills and techniques.

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