Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 contact hours per semester (8 x 1.5 hour lecture, 8 x 1.5 hour seminar) |
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It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's courses. Students who think their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
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Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
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This subject examines the ways in which social work understands the inner and outer world dimensions of human vulnerability, adaptation and resilience across the lifespan. The usefulness of theories of grief, stress and trauma for understanding individuals’ capacity for coping with adversity is examined critically, as are understandings of diversity.
This subject explores individual and environmental sources of risk and resilience. Stress, trauma and grief theories are examined as they apply across the lifespan. At the end of this subject, you will be expected to be able to:
Harms, L. (2010 2nd ed). Understanding human development: A multidimensional approach. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
Readings will be available on the LMS.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://www.socialwork.unimelb.edu.au/|
Master of Social Work |
Master of Social Work (250)
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