Child abuse and neglect have wide-reaching social, psychological and emotional, physical, and policy and procedure implications. This subject examines the social, political, organisational, cultural, and individual contexts for child protection and youth justice. This is achieved by examining specific issues relating to child abuse and neglect including the different types of child abuse, the psychological and physical costs of child abuse. The subject evaluates the link between domestic violence and child abuse, the rights of the child, and mandatory reporting legislation and practices.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
1. Describe the different aspects of child abuse, protection, and youth justice. 2. Describe the physical and psychological harms, both acute and chronic, that victims of abuse and neglect face. 3. Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary issues faced by child protection and youth justice. 4. Apply theories and models to understand offending behaviour and intervention strategies. 5. Critically examine and discuss contemporary issues and challenges in child protection and youth justice.
|Withdraw – Financial?||12/02/2022|
|Withdraw – Academic?||05/03/2022|