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Area/Catalogue
WELF 3024

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163361

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

2018 timetable due for release in October.

Course aim

To develop students' ability to critically analyse approaches to Case Management for in the human services, in particular for the areas of Disability and Aged Care.

Course content

Students will develop advanced knowledge of the definitions, characteristics and processes of case management, the influences on its historical development and practice models and critical issues and ethical dilemmas in case management. The students will use cognitive and analytic skills to develop their understanding of organisational, worker and professional perspectives, consumer and carer perspectives, the process of case management and the difference between case management and other service delivery approaches. The focus of the service sectors will be in Disability Services and Aged Care.

Textbooks

Gursansky, D, Kennedy, R & Camilleri, P 2012, The Practice of Case Management , 1st, Allen and Unwin, St Leonards, NSW

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
WELF 2021 UO Age Friendly Environments
SOCU 2018 UO (Dis)abling Societies: The Sociologies of Ageing and Disability

The listed prerequisite courses OR appropriate prior knowledge as determined by the Course Coordinator.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2700 words equivalent 60% N/A
Major essay 1800 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Online Course Facilitators

School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy

Degree this course is offered in