DFVP29001 - Leadership and Management in Domestic and Family Violence Practice

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit will provide you with opportunities to develop advanced knowledge of leadership and management styles within the non-government organisation health and human services sector, with a focus on domestic and family violence (DFV) organisations. It builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in previous units with a specific focus on organisational contexts and practices. Using a gendered approach, critical use is made of evidence-based research and practice addressing leadership and management considerations. You will explore a range of governance considerations, financial accountability and practice implications pertinent to the DFV sector and consider ethical, professional and self-management implications for practice.

Details

Level Postgraduate
Unit Level 9
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 10
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

DFVP20001 is a pre-requisite for this unit.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Postgraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 40%
2. Written Assessment 40%
3. Online Quiz(zes) 20%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

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Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Critically analyse the difference between leadership and management in the context of domestic and family violence
  2. Evaluate key leadership and management theories that underpin non-government organisation health and human services.
  3. Critically appraise key leadership and management challenges and practices within non-government organisation health and human services policy environments, with a focus on the intersection of gender, ethnicity and culture.
  4. Evaluate key accountabilities required of leaders and managers in non-government organisation health and human services.

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Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Online Quiz(zes)
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Knowledge
2 - Communication
3 - Cognitive, technical and creative skills
4 - Research
5 - Self-management
6 - Ethical and Professional Responsibility
7 - Leadership
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8