This subject requires students to critically analyse organisational responses to a specific area of human service activity and associated social policy. The subject will develop students' understanding of the policy process and its contribution to the historical and contemporary service development in the chosen area of interest. Students will acquire a capacity to critique and influence policy development and implementation.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
For Coursework Masters degree students only
- Principles of social policy development: Rights, Justice, Equity - Policy development and review processes in public and non-government contexts - Contemporary policy and service responses in an area of human service work or social policy on the basis of gender, culture, race/ethnicity, dis/ability and disadvantage - Organisational and community based strategies for innovative policy and service development in an area of human service work or social policy - Engaging in national and global responses for innovative policy and service development in an area of human service work or social policy
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of HCS531 in Session 2 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: July 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.