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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Examines therapeutic community models (TCM) for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Students will examine the principles for professional practice in TCM

Unit content

Topic 1: Therapeutic Community Principles
Topic 2: Models for Therapeutic Community Practice (TCP}
Topic 3: Frameworks for Therapeutic Community Organisation TCP
Topic 4: Case Studies in TCP
Topic 5: TCP Project

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 evaluate the values, principles and practices of community therapy
2 examine therapeutic community values principles and practices in scoping frameworks for Aboriginal community social and emotional wellbeing
3 synthesise therapeutic community frameworks for sustained narrative growth, supervision and self-care.

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

  1. evaluate the values, principles and practices of community therapy
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. examine therapeutic community values principles and practices in scoping frameworks for Aboriginal community social and emotional wellbeing
    • GA3:
    • GA7:
  3. synthesise therapeutic community frameworks for sustained narrative growth, supervision and self-care.
    • GA1:
    • GA4: