Version Effective: 12th of March, 2021
Version Effective: 12th of March, 2021

PDC87446 - Understanding Intrafamilial Child Sexual Abuse

Course Details

Course Summary

This micro-credential provides participants with the opportunity to learn about sexual victimisation in childhood within the family context. It provides a basis for understanding the different forms of intrafamilial child sexual abuse and analyse attitudes and beliefs, which may be based on misconceptions. The micro-credential will examine the many impacts of victimisation, discuss research challenges and variations in prevalence data, and present implications for practice.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for students enrolling in this micro-credential.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

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Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.

Study Area
  • Education and Humanities
  • Health
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
Skill Area
  • Community Services
  • Health
  • Justice and Law Enforcement
  • Youth Services

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Professional Development Training in the area of Sexual Violence specifically in Domestic and Family Violence contexts.

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Micro-credential Structure

4 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Examine and compare types of sexual abuse occurring within a family context
  2. Identify important research and understand challenges and variations in prevalence data
  3. Understand the impact of intrafamilial child sexual abuse
  4. Analyse individual and societal attitudes and describe the influence of these on professional conduct
  5. Identify implications for practice.


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