CDS1000 Introduction to Community Welfare and Development
Pre-requisite/Co-requisite: CMS1000 or CMS1009
Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.
This is a core course in the Diploma of Community Welfare and Development and Bachelor of Human Services programs designed to offer students an introduction to work in the community services industry. The course covers principles of rights based, anti-oppressive practice, focusing on empowerment, the development of social capital and advocacy. It engages students in the task of identifying, examining and refining collaborative responses, to issues affecting marginalised groups locally, regionally, nationally and globally.