Explores approaches to and models of case management and care planning for people living within the community. Equips students with the knowledge and professional practice skills necessary to effectively assess individual and complex need, identify appropriate support options, and implement, review and monitor care planning activities.
- Introduction and overview
- Community need
- Community care
- Case management and care planning
- Case management roles
- Case management responsibilities
- Case management process models
- Dynamic case management
- Case management practice
- Professional practice skills
- Envisioning the future
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
GA1: Intellectual rigour,
GA3: Ethical practice,
GA4: Knowledge of a discipline,
GA5: Lifelong learning,
GA6: Communication and social skills,
GA7: Cultural competence
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of case management and care planning in the context of supporting Australians within a community setting and within current community care service arrangements||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||demonstrate an understanding of professional responsibilities and practice skills and an ability to critically reflect on self as a professional||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||demonstrate an understanding of the value, legal, and ethical issues impacting on case management and care planning||Ethical practice|
|4||evaluate case management models and underlying theory for effectiveness and comprehensiveness and identify strengths and limitations of various approaches||Knowledge of a discipline|
- Guransky, D., Harvey, J. & Kennedy, R, 2003, Case Management: Policy, Practice, Professional Business., Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest NSW.
- McCashen, W., 2005, The Strengths Approach: A Strengths-based Resource for Sharing Power and Creating Change, St Luke's Innovative Resources, Bendigo.