6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2019 (Online)
Enrolment in a postgraduate program.
This unit develops and strengthens practical skills required for implementing Indigenous equity. Delivery of effective, high standard services to Indigenous people is one of the enduring challenges facing a variety organisations and providers. In this unit students will explore and engage in practical skills of: cultural safety; partnership building; organisational development and analysis of the strengths based evidence. Students will be provided opportunity to critically analyse current practices in Indigenous equity, design evidence based advocacy and create a strategic change plan of relevance to their professional work and aspirations.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- Explain cultural safety and intercultural communication.
- Critically analyse policies and standards shaping Indigenous equity relevant to the student's area of professional expertise.
- Critically analyse Indigenous populations and statistics relevant to the student's area of professional expertise.
- Critically analyse partnership processes with Indigenous peoples.
- Construct a change management plan to incorporate principles of human rights and equity relevant to Indigenous issues.
- Case study reflection (1,200 words) (20%)
- Letter to editor (500 words) (15%)
- Peer review change plan (1,200 words) (15%)
- Strategic change plan (3,000 words) (50%) (Hurdle)
Off-campus: a minimum of 10 hours of personal study per week.
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