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 the theoretical underpinnings of Intermediary work. The module explains the contexts and scope of how to understand the child who has gone through the court system; the effects of the abuse on the child’s witnessing; how to relate to the abused and traumatised child with an understanding of the theoretical framework that guides the sector on how to approach these clients within the criminal court system in South Africa.
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.