Transformative Leadership in Human Services
This course responds to the need for new conceptions of leadership in Human Service Organisations. Leaders in organisations need to be able to motivate, coach, mentor and support staff in rapidly changing environments with limited resources. In this course students will learn about a variety of leadership styles as well as how to identify and develop personal strengths and abilities to be an effective leader. Emphasis will be on transformative leadership and team capacity building.
|Faculty||Faculty of Education and Arts|
|School||School of Humanities and Social Science|
Semester 2 - 2014
Semester 2 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
This course will: * Review current literature and theory on leadership styles, communications, strength building, and team capacity building. * Encourage reflective thinking and students will identify and develop their own unique and effective leadership style and approach. * Assist students in experiencing the application of theoretical concepts to practice by applying authentic cases drawn from practice examples, dialogue, narrative/journal writing and discussion.
|Assumed Knowledge||An undergraduate degree in a relevant area, e.g. Bachelor Social Work, Bachelor of Social Science, Bachelor of Arts.|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : Paper Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Compulsory Components||None listed|
|Course Materials||None listed|
|Timetable||2015 Course Timetables for SWRK62001|