HSW707 - Addressing Violence and Abuse

Year:

2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Online with significant campus requirements (see in-person attendance requirements)

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in H703 Master of Social Work.

Up to 3 places may be offered to students enrolled in A704 Master of Criminology. Students admitted from A704 must seek approval from the unit chair - please contact Student Adviser in Student Central to enquire.

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.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities will support learning across the trimester.

In-person attendance requirements

All students must attend a compulsory 2 day intensive at the Geelong Waterfront Campus at which core practical learning requirements will be taught.

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Content

This unit will give students an introduction to different forms of violence and abuse from a critical social work perspective. 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 social work interventions at the individual and social levels. Students will explore ways in which social workers can support survivors, work with perpetrators and develop strategies for preventing violence and abuse.

Hurdle requirement

  • Attendance at a 2 day intensive held during trimester at Waterfront Campus.

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Unit Fee Information

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