Aboriginal Community Development and Advocacy
|Course code ABOR3024||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Education and ArtsWollotuka School of Aboriginal Studies|
This course is designed for students to develop an understanding and capacity to become advocates for social justice in their workplace. It provides students with the opportunity to develop a high level understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities' need for high level advocacy skills. Students are exposed to the theoretical underpinnings of empowerment and are encouraged to develop skills in effectively meeting these work demands and achieving outcomes.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||Upon successful completion students will:|
1. Have an understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander socio-economic disadvantage and empowerment principles.
2. Develop an understanding, knowledge and capacity to respond to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community needs.
3. Develop effective strategies to become advocates in social justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other disadvantaged minority groups.
|Content||Policy and practice implications on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander futures;|
Appropriate advocacy and related theories.
Understanding poverty in the Australian context
Influential Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs
Roles, principles and procedures in community development
Empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices
Effective advocacy role in the workplace
Exploring successful tools of community engagement
|Assumed Knowledge||Students need a basic understanding of Aboriginal society equivalent to ABOR1110|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
|Teaching Methods||Email Discussion Group|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for ABOR3024|