Courses & Units

Living Rough: Health and Homelessness CNA505


This unit is not available in 2015 and 2016.


This unit provides students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of the connections between homeless families with young children and homeless youth from a local and a global perspective. The unit provides a broad overview of the issues involved primarily for families with young children and youth. Students will explore the complex interplay of social, economic and political factors so as to fully appreciate the connections between homelessness, societal attitudes, food choices, safety factors, access to resources (such as accommodation) and family health.


Unit name Living Rough: Health and Homelessness
Unit code CNA505
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline School for Health Sciences
Teaching staff


Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


This unit is currently unavailable.


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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2014: $755.00 2014: $2,192.00 060309

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Teaching Pattern

Fully online


Reflective Blog 20%; online discussion 30%; policy review 50%

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