SWK278 Ethics, Law and the Helping Professions | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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SWK278 Ethics, Law and the Helping Professions

The course explores legal dimensions of professional practice. Students will learn how values influence decisions and actions in practice using ethical theories, ethico-legal principles and law. Attention is given to understanding ethics and law as the linked capacities to act for the rights and well-being of people, animals and the ecosystem is considered. The course provides students with ideas and skills for building ethical literacy, resolving ethical dilemmas, interpreting legislation and understanding the importance of professional integrity in complex human services practice settings.

Course detail

Antirequisite
SCS278
Semester of offer Subject to change
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1, Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1, Semester 2
  • Fraser Coast: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1, Semester 2
Units
12.00
Student contribution band
Band 4A
Tuition fee
1.4A: Social Work, Counselling, Welfare Std, Human Welf nec 0905XX
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