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UED8011 Identifying child abuse and neglect

Units : 0.25
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules


Enrolment is not permitted if EDU5325 has been previously completed


In this minicourse, we will explore a range of issues and understandings around identifying child abuse and neglect. You will encounter key elements of what constitutes child abuse and neglect, and explore the complexities of defining abuse across a range of contexts. You will be presented with an exploration of theoretical perspectives that will deepen your insights and awareness of multi-layered elements of child abuse, and the importance of understanding context and culture when identifying it. We will also cover frameworks for decision making and reporting processes.

This minicourse will help students identify and define the various indicators and key characteristics of child abuse and neglect. Students will learn how to assess risk and create reports.

Please be advised that this minicourse is made up of four parts please see EDU5325 for the full course specification.

Date printed 10 February 2023