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Sexual Assault in the Australian Context - SCWK6950

Year - 2020

Sexual assault is one of the most common forms of violence against women and children There is a growing understanding of sexual violence against boys and men. Sexual victimisation can have devastating effects on a person's development and family relationships and without effective responses, results in long term emotional and social difficulties. Effective intervention requires knowledge of complex inter organisational, health, community and legal contexts. Students will review the contexts in which sexual violence take splace and the emerging evidence base for effective interventions as well as critically analysing a range of preventive, systemic and therapeutic frameworks.

24 hrs in block mode over 1 week

case conference simulation and refection (40%); essay (30%); and on-line reflection (30%)

Additional information
This unit is offered in Block Mode to ECAV pathway students only


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1b

06 Apr 2020

Department/School: Social Work
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 01 May 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Mareese Terare
HECS Band: 1
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