Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
Restricted to BSW(Hons)
This unit examines the intersection between trauma and justice and is informed by a commitment to social justice and a political ethic of care. At a macro level, you will learn how social workers can promote policy, legislation and practice that aim to acknowledge, address and prevent trauma by challenging social structures and advocating for vulnerable groups. At a micro level, you will learn skills for recognising and responding to trauma at an individual and community level, and according to the needs of specific groups of people.
Group work is used in this unit to explore issues that commonly result in, or stem from experiences of trauma, including sexual abuse, family violence, disasters, colonisation, mental illness, poverty, and grief and loss. You will join groups both as facilitators and participants and complete a detailed analysis of one group work session.
|Unit name||Trauma and Justice|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Dr Justin Canty
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||090501|
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HGW302, HGW303, HGW308, HGW312 and HGW327
This unit is taught over a 10 week period comprising:
Weekly online learning activities, including lecture and other self-directed exercises.
Weekly face-to-face workshops (120 mins x 10 weeks)
80% minimum compulsory attendance requirement to meet accreditation requirements
Written reflection on values and beliefs on trauma 1000-words (20%);
Written group work proposal 1500-words (30%);
Co-facilitation of 45-minute group and written reflection (1500-words) (50%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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