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BVMT13-155: Policy, Case Management and Independent Living

Description

Students will be introduced to the concept of individual case management within broader administrative policies. Questions of responsibility, access to services, decision-making, support requirements, and the possibility of moving towards independent living will be explored with case examples drawn from the field. A major emphasis will be placed upon the legal and ethical issues involved in 'care', and how these need to be balanced with social and funding concerns of the broader community.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeBVMT13-155
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

1. Student will name and describe the major Queensland Education and Disability Services policies pertaining to individuals with special needs.
2. Students will apply a basic case management model for assessing client competencies and needs for service provision to overcome identified difficulties in day-to-day functioning.
3. Students will name and describe the ethical obligations of case workers in dealing with client needs within the wider family context.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge required

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard
Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/07/2018
Semester start10/09/2018
Subject start10/09/2018
Cancellation 1?24/09/2018
Cancellation 2?01/10/2018
Last enrolment23/09/2018
Last withdrawal?05/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018