The course provides students with an appreciation of how their values influence their decisions and actions in practice. It provides an overview of ethical theories, ethico-legal principles and relevant legislation in practice. Attention is given to understanding ethics as a capacity to act for the rights and well-being of people, animals and the ecosystem, where power inequalities can compound pre-existing inequalities and issues. It provides students with tools and skills for resolving ethical dilemmas and identifies the importance of self-care in complex human services practice settings.
- SCS272 or SCS172 or SWK172 or SCS180 or SCS280 or COU180 or enrolled in Program AR708 or AR707
- Semester of offer*:
- Fraser Coast: Semester 1
- Sunshine Coast: Semester 1, Semester 2
- Student contribution band:
- Band 1
- Tuition fee:
- Behavioural Science, Social Studies:
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.
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