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Lismore Session 1,  2 Session 1,  2
Online Session 1,  2 N/A

Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Pre-requisites

Completion of at least 96 credit points (8 units)

Unit aim

Presents the practical principles and protocols for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in remote, rural and urban contexts. Provides experiential practice (under supervision) based upon differing professional roles with community. Students will investigate the elements of best practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community engagement.

Unit content

Topic 1: Protocols for Community Engagement

Topic 2: Principles for Engagement

Topic 3: Values and Standpoints

Topic 4: Integrity with Community

Topic 5: Relational Practice

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: , GA2: , GA3: , GA4: , GA5: , GA6: , GA7:
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 critique the practical principles and protocols for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and community organisations
2 investigate the critical and ethical skills necessary for effective engagement
3 demonstrate an understanding of the significance of personal values in sustaining good community relations during placement.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. critique the practical principles and protocols for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and community organisations
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  2. investigate the critical and ethical skills necessary for effective engagement
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  3. demonstrate an understanding of the significance of personal values in sustaining good community relations during placement.
    • GA6:
    • GA7:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.