This unit is designed for students enrolled in the Criminology major and does not count toward the Sociology major. Students can take this unit as a student/degree elective or as part of the Criminology major.
Case management is the dominant service delivery approach used by criminal justice and human services agencies to provide services to individuals and families. This unit introduces and explores case management methodologies, professional communication skills and offender supervision processes and practices. It will explore the history, principles and dimensions of case management and its application within various criminal justice and related settings (e.g. child protection, alcohol and other drugs rehabilitation). The course will have a strong practice focus with specialist input from practitioners and field trips to agencies. As such, it may be of particular interest to people pursuing qualifications in social work, psychology, counselling, alcohol and other drugs rehabilitation, and correctional offender management. Each lecture and workshop encourages critical reflection on the perspectives and experiences of people engaged in case management as well as their own perspectives, values, skills and experiences, and how these might affect their practice.
|Unit name||Case Management|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Arts
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Sociology & Criminology|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2015.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2015: $769.00||2015: $1,812.00||099903|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Prerequisites25 points at level 100 from any discipline
Lectures and workshops in a 5-hour block fortnightly: 9 am -12 noon; 1 - 3 pm
HGA210: Workshop participation (10%), 1000 words professional writing exercise (30%), 2500 word major essay (60%)
HGA310: Workshop participation (10%), 1000 words professional writing exercise (30%), 3000 word major essay (60%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|