CH81 - Graduate Certificate in Facilitating Men’s Behaviour Change

Overview

Course Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Facilitating Men’s Behaviour Change will enable you to develop specialised knowledge and skills to respond to domestic and family violence through working with perpetrators. You will learn about frameworks and theories which support good practice, and strategies to work with men who have used violence within their families. The course will explore the impact of culture and concepts of masculinity and how these influence behaviour. You will gain an understanding of the broader service system which responds to families affected by domestic violence, ethics to guide practice, and how policy and legislation apply to this field.

Career Information

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Facilitating Men's Behaviour Change would typically be employed in or seeking employment in:
• Correctional services
• Non-government organisations

Course Details
Duration 0.5 years full-time or 1 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned No information available at this time
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in postgraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Postgraduate Award
Qualification (post nominal) GradCertFacilitateMenBehavChange
AQF Level Level 8: Graduate Certificate

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable
Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Domestic Availability

Term 3 - 2019

Online

Term 2 - 2019

Online

Term 1 - 2019

Online

Term 2 - 2018

Distance

Term 1 - 2018

Distance

Term 2 - 2017

Distance

Term 1 - 2017

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International Availability

Term 3 - 2019

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 2 - 2019

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2019

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 2 - 2018

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2018

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 2 - 2017

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2017

Sorry, no international availabilities found.
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What do I need to start?
Entry Requirements

Eligible applicants will be required to have a bachelor degree or a combination of alternative admission criteria deemed to be equivalent.
1. Bachelor degrees that may provide the prerequisite study content include, but are not limited to, the following degrees:
• social sciences
• justice and legal studies
• nursing/ midwifery
• health sciences
2. Alternative admission criteria may include formal learning undertaken for sub-degree qualifications and non-formal learning through courses provided by recognised professional bodies and employers.

Security Requirements
No information available at this time
Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge

N/A

Fees and Charges
Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards Not applicable
Exit Awards Not applicable
Professional Accreditation
Learned Society Accreditiation Not applicable

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

Not applicable

Previous Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2018 12
2017 9
Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Apply specialised knowledge of theory, policy, and trends in the domestic and family violence field, with a focus on working with men who perpetrate violence
  • 2. Evaluate the role and structure of service systems in the domestic and family violence field, particularly as they impact on men who have used violence
  • 3. Analyse Australian and international domestic and family violence research and interpret implications for men’s behaviour change practice
  • 4. Critique the impact of discrimination and structural inequalities in society, and their relationship to domestic and family violence, particularly as they affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples
  • 5. Apply specialised skills to men's behaviour change practice in domestic violence response contexts.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5
1. KNOWLEDGE Have specialised knowledge within a systematic and coherent body of knowledge that may include the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills in a new or existing discipline or professional area
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review,analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge and identify and provide solutions to complex problems
3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to think critically and to generate and evaluate complex ideas
4. SKILLS Have specialised technical and creative skills in a field of highly skilled and/or professional practice
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts
6. SKILLS Have communication skills to transfer complex knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to make high level, independent judgements in a range of technical or management functions in varied specialised contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to initiate, plan, implement and evaluate broad functions within varied specialised technical and/or creative contexts
9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for personal outputs and all aspects of the work or function of others within broad parameters
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
More Details
There is no additional information for this course.