Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
The principal aim of this module is to provide students with a strong theoretical underpinning in lifespace work. Working in the immediate moment of the child and family will focus the student on the core of relational child and youth care. Aspects of therapeutic connections and attachment are addressed within the daily life of the young person.
Within semester/Formative assessment: 70%
Examination/Summative assessment: 30%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this module is 150 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The module requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.