Community, Welfare and Justice
This course explores issues community, welfare and justice. The course will examine the methods and principles of community participation and engagement, capacity-building, community needs assessment, and resilience. Students will explore the impact of poverty, inequity and the experience of vulnerable populations on crime and the justice system. The course will also include issues related to child protection policy, research, theory and practice from a psychological perspective. Students will examine contemporary and significant areas of practice including definitions, prevalence, causes and consequences of child protection, contemporary child protection practice and policies and perspectives on assessment and observation in the child protection sector. Students will consider some of the current issues faced by the criminal justice system when working with both perpetrators and victims of crime and explore the role of the psychologist in this context.
|Faculty||Faculty of Science|
|School||School of Psychology|
Not currently offered
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
|Assumed Knowledge||It is assumed that students will have completed a four-year program in Psychology which has been accredited by the Australian Psychological Society.|
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
|Contact Hours||Not currently offered|
|Timetable||2018 Course Timetables for PSYC6404|