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Children and Family Studies Major  

The Major in Children and Family Studies is a specialised Major consisting of seventeen units (270 Credit Points) adopting the frameworks of human rights and social inclusion. It equips students with knowledge and skills of working in leadershp positions with children, families and communities in a range of fields. These fields include early education and care, family support, parent education and policy and service development.  This Major includes practical placement components and is designed to allow students to combine it with a minor in their area of interest. This major is also offered as part of a double major with psychology. The major is accredited with the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority and the Australian Community Workers Association.

This unit set is available on Joondalup Campus.
This unit set is available in the following modes of delivery - On-campus, and Online.
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CHN1101 Ecology of Children and Families 1 15
CHN1103 Working with Infants and Toddlers 15
CSV1101 Introduction to Community Work 15
CHN1102 Ecology of Children and Families 2 15
CSV1103 Interpersonal and Helping Skills 15
CSV1102 Introduction to Social Analysis 15
CHN3130 Purpose of Play 15
CHN3203 Child Rearing 15
CSV2109 Vulnerable People and Communities 15
CSV2111 Community Development 15
CSV2108 Culture, Equity and Diversity 15
CSV2115 Leadership and Management in Community Services 15
CSV2116 Ethics in Human Services 15
CHN3113 Children and Family Studies Professional Placement 30 
CSV3101 Social Policy 15
CHN3206 Designing Family Support Programmes 15
CSV3114 Social Research and Program Evaluation 15

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013