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CSV3109 Vulnerable People and Communities
Credit Points: 15

This unit examines people and communities who are categorised as at risk of abuse, neglect and rights violations. It considers the human rights conventions and how these are applied in society along with examining policies and practices that violate these conventions. Programs designed to minimise harm for people across the lifespan are examined along with skills and knowledge for workers implementing these programs. International issues on abuse, neglect and rights violations are explored.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
DMAAAHAddiction Studies and Youth Work Double Major
K16Bachelor of Criminology and Juvenile Justice
Y21Bachelor of Social Science
MACHNFChildren and Family Studies Major
MABUSZHuman Services Major
DMPCFSPsychology - Children and Family Studies Double Major
DMAAACPsychology and Youth Work Double Major
MABUSYSocial Science Major
MABUSWYouth Work Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012