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CHN3206 Designing Family Support Programmes
Credit Points: 15
Completion of second year units

This unit commences with a brief review of family needs from a strengths perspective and then identifies the place of family support programs in responding to these variables. Family support programs designed to meet the needs of different populations are then illustrated. The social science theory that underpins the different types of programs is concurrently examined to show how theory is used in practice. The research evidence in relation to the effectiveness of family support programs in responding to family needs also assumes a central place in the unit. This unit is linked with CHN3102 and CHN4115. Students who have completed CHN3102 or CHN4115 are not eligible to enrol in CHN3206.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
E94Bachelor of Arts (Psychology - Children and Family Studies)
SMCHNFChildren and Family Studies Major
MICHNFChildren and Family Studies Minor
MACHNFChildren and Family Studies Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 18/11/2004