A postgraduate program
Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time): Full-time | Part-time
Location: On campus | External
Course name: Graduate Certificate in Child Well-being and Protection
Duration (full-time equivalent): 6 months
GradStart code: 2GC089
CRICOS code: 069014B
The Graduate Certificate in Child Well-being and Protection is designed to enhance the knowledge and practical skills of social workers and other professionals who work with children and adolescents, especially in the child protection area.
Students will gain knowledge about the many influences upon children's safety and wellbeing, and the impact of and children's responses to major life events and transitions.
Throughout the course, the focus will be the perspective of children and young people, with students acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary to work effectively with this client group, to interview children, and to consider the child's perspective (to the extent consistent with the child's age, maturity and circumstances) in planning therapeutic interventions.
Child protection legislation and research around Australian child protection practices will be emphasised.
What will I study?
Refer to the course rule:
Applicants must normally hold an approved Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution. However, the Faculty Board may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, such as work experience, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.
All students will be required to have cleared a police check before they can undertake their Practicum topic.
International students: Entry and English language requirements
|Mid year entry:||Yes|
|Applications:||SATAC - GradStart|
|Application closing dates:|
|Mid year entry:||Yes|
|Applications:||How to apply|
|Application closing dates:||Semester 1 - 30 November of the year proceeding admission |
Semester 2 - 31 May of that year.
|Course||Domestic students||International students|
|Graduate Certificate in Child Well-being and Protection|
Place type: Full fee paying
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Note: Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?