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Area/Catalogue
BEHL 1034

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
170960

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)
Study Period 3
Study Period 6

Course aim

To develop students' understanding of the knowledge, values and skills required to work effectively within Aboriginal Australian contexts in a manner which is culturally accountable to Aboriginal Australian people and communities.

Course content

The course will provide students with a foundation on which to consider the contemporary issues facing practitioners working with Aboriginal people. Such issues include racism and the implications for practice; positive effects of cultural traditions on family, values, roles and parenting; power and powerlessness; critical analysis of privilege and whiteness; Aboriginal perspectives on historical and contemporary research and practice in psychology and counselling. 

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Nil

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 word equivalent 60% N/A
Project 1800 word equivalent 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4Y)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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

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