Violence Against Women and Children
Consider the current child protection policies and practices of one Australian state or territory. How well do they reflect the principles of social justice and child wellbeing? In what respect could social work skills, knowledge and values contribute to the development of policies and practices which more closely reflect these important principles?
– demonstrate clarity of expression and coherent of argument
– demonstrate critical understanding of the complexity of violence against women and children with respect to theory, policy, practices and research
– demonstrate an understanding of the implications for social work
– demonstrate reflective and critical reading
– is written i a scholarly style with accurate and complete referencing
– demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of the nature, extent and impacts of violence against women and children.
– articulate the ways in which gender inequality intersects with inequalities based on factors such as ‘race’, class, age ability to shape the experiences of victim / survivors of children of violence against women and children.
– critique and analyse a range of social work practice and social policy perspectives in respect of violence against women and children.
– conceptualise and articulate the consequences of contested philosophical, theoretical, contextual and experiential factors in the development of social policy and social work practice.
– articulate the ways in which social work’s commitment tons social justice can be expressed in policy and practice responding to violence against women and children.