DFVP29005 - Sexual Violence in Domestic and Family Violence Contexts

General Information

Unit Synopsis

Sexual violence is prevalent in contemporary society and is often a feature of domestic and family violence (DFV). This unit provides you with knowledge and skills about sexual violence in DFV. You will explore contemporary research into the cultural, psychological and social aspects of human sexuality and reflect upon your own attitudes, beliefs and values about sexual violence. This unit will provide you with a foundation that will assist you to work with a range of clients who have been exposed to and/or used sexual violence in the context of DFV. Upon successful completion of this unit, you will be able to integrate specialised knowledge in sexual violence into your professional discipline.

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 appraise different types of sexual violence within the context of domestic and family violence
  2. Evaluate national and international research related to sexual violence and interpret implications for practice
  3. Interpret and apply relevant mandatory reporting requirements relating to sexual violence
  4. Analyse attitudes and values in relation to sexual violence and interpret the influence of these on professional conduct of practitioners in the field in relation to sexual violence
  5. Evaluate professional and legal standards in relation to working with clients, families and interprofessional teams.

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Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
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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
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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
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