|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Psychology and Wellbeing|
|Student contribution band :||2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||17 May 2022|
The Social and Community Services Industry encompasses a large number of government and non-government human service organisations delivering a broad range of services and programs. Current trends within the industry highlight greater demand for accountability, increased competition for funding, and effective management, liaison, public relations and advocacy.
CDS1000 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 community work in the Social and Community Services Industry (SACS). The course provides students with the opportunity to engage in identifying, examining and refining collaborative responses to issues affecting marginalised groups locally, regionally, nationally and globally.