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EDU5325 Child Abuse and Neglect: Intervention, Protection and Prevention

Short Description: Child Abuse & Neglect I, P & P
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : National Priority - Teaching
ASCED code : 079999 - Education not elsewhere classi
Grading basis : Graded

Synopsis

The overall aim of this course is to introduce education and helping professionals to the field of child (and youth) abuse and associated protection issues. This course adopts a psychosocial developmental approach and provides an advanced study of child abuse phenomenon. The course examines various settings of child abuse - such as family, peer group, institution and a wider social context. Within these ecological environments students study the causes, symptoms and consequences of five main forms of child abuse: emotional, physical, sexual, neglect and exposure to witnessing domestic and family violence. The course also offers a brief practical component whereby students explore various ways of dealing with this social problem - prevention, intervention and therapy, with the emphasis on applications within the educational or school context.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online
Semester 3, 2019 Online