Unit

School Of Social Sciences

Family Violence: Policy and PracticeWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101597.3

Discipline: HUMAN WELFARE STUDIES AND SERVICES NEC

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Jane Mears


Equivalent Units
101386 - Family Violence

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 60 credit points.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 WSU Online Trimester 3  Yes  WSU Online - ONLINE  Alexia Cameron  Timetable not available   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Autumn  Yes  Liverpool Campus - DAY  Jane Mears  Timetable not available  
2021 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 WSU Online Trimester 2  Yes  WSU Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit examines the nature, incidence and extent of family violence. The focus is on the effects on women and children, who are the victims of this violence. Current sociological explanations are examined, including a critical examination of the myths and stereotypes that help to reinforce the hidden nature of this problem. Some solutions and possible ways of alleviating the suffering caused by this violence are canvassed.


Courses
1665.2Bachelor of Community WelfareCONTINUING
1665.3Bachelor of Community WelfareSUSPENDED
1666.2Bachelor of Social WorkCONTINUING
1666.3Bachelor of Social WorkCONTINUING
1666.4Bachelor of Social WorkCURRENT
1667.1Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1667.2Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1667.3Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1667.4Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
1711.1Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)CONTINUING
1711.2Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)CURRENT
1713.1Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice/Bachelor of Social WorkCONTINUING
1713.2Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice/Bachelor of Social WorkCURRENT
1733.1Bachelor of Social Science (Advanced)CURRENT
1807.1Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1807.2Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
1808.1Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1808.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1808.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
4763.2Bachelor of Speech PathologyCURRENT
6023.1Diploma in Social Science/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

M1017.1Child and CommunityCONTINUING
M1079.1Child and CommunityCURRENT
SM1025.1Child and CommunityCONTINUING
SM1099.1Child and CommunityCURRENT




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