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Children, Young People and Families: Bioecological Perspectives CNA342


This unit provides students with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills to appreciate and analyse the critical importance of the early years to the development of health and wellbeing across the lifespan. Students will apply the Bio-ecological Theory of Human Development to the promotion of child, youth & family health in Australia from a strengths based perspective. Students will further develop their understanding of interpersonal and communication skills to enable positive communication with children, young people and families. Students will have the opportunity to further develop their Professional Portfolio in this unit.


Unit name Children, Young People and Families: Bioecological Perspectives
Unit code CNA342
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline School for Health Sciences
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Pattern

 3 x 2hr Workshops, 7 x 1hr Lecture


Online discussion (20%), 1 x 1200 word critical reflection (30%), 1 x 2000 word essay (50%)

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