|Unit name||Legal and Policy Responses to Family Violence|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
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- Describe and distinguish: the forms that family violence may take based on statutory law definitions across Australia; and contemporary policy, legislative and system wide responses to family violence in Australia
- Critically discuss myths and stereotypes about the nature of family violence, victims and offenders.
- Evaluate the efficacy of legal, policy and practical responses to family violence in Australia.
- Communicate clearly and concisely an understanding of the issues relating to legal and policy responses to family violence.
LAW101, LAW102 and 75 credit points of 100-level study
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Weekly online class (1 hour)
Task 1: Quizzes (10%)
Task 2: Submission to public, 2000 words (40%)
Task 3: Discussion board contributions, each post 500 words maximum (30%)
Task 4: Briefing Paper, 1250 words (20%)
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