Risk Assessment (CSTU6231)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
This course prepares students for social practice in high risk areas. It explores an ecological approach to the concepts of risk assessment and risk management as well as addressing principles of safe practice within the context of bicultural Aotearoa/ New Zealand.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Restrictions: CSTU6920 or CSTU6220.
Topics include: 

Principles of safe social work practice in areas of risk for individual work, group work and whanau/family work, The impact of colonization on Maori,
Models of risk assessment and management, Child protection, Working with at-risk youth, Working with Maori, Practice skills for situations of risk,
Self-care practices and supervision of and for social practitioners, Working effectively with multidisciplinary teams,
Risk society and the bicultural Aotearoa/New Zealand context, Human rights frameworks, The anti-discriminatory perspectives of age, gender, disability, ethnicity, culture, religion and class,
Dangerous dynamics and ecological approaches to risk in general.
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1699

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
2 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18 LectureFriday09:30 - 11:30 Waitakere (510-3009)
TutorialFriday12:00 - 14:30 Waitakere (510-3009)
4 May 18 - 29 Jun 18 LectureFriday09:30 - 11:30 Waitakere (510-3009)
TutorialFriday12:00 - 14:30 Waitakere (510-3009)

Class: 1700

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
2 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18 TutorialFriday12:00 - 14:30 Waitakere (510-3011)
LectureFriday09:30 - 11:30 Waitakere (510-3009)
4 May 18 - 29 Jun 18 TutorialFriday12:00 - 14:30 Waitakere (510-3011)
LectureFriday09:30 - 11:30 Waitakere (510-3009)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Social Practice.

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