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CDS2000 Ethical Issues and Human Rights in the Human Services

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication
Version produced : 30 December 2013

Requisites

Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: CMS1000 or CMS1009 or EDC1100

Other requisites

Students must be eligible for a blue card or its equivalent from State and Territory jurisdictions in order to complete Human Services programs at USQ. Students seeking to undertake practicums must be officially authorized to work with children before they can be placed in a human service organization. Information about application requirements and procedures can be found on the websites which are provided in Other Requirements.

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.

Students who have previously completed HMT2000 cannot enrol in this course.

Synopsis

This course introduces students to the main legal, ethical, and social justice responsibilities that are integral to work in community and human services organisations. While considering a range of approaches to moral philosophy, students will focus on a rights based approach to human services delivery together with an awareness of contemporary social justice issues.
The Bachelor of Human Services (Counselling) is fully accredited by the Psychotherapy and Counselling Association of Australia (PACFA).

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2012 External
Semester 1, 2012 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 1, 2012 On-campus Springfield