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 and care
- Case management and care planning
- Case management models
- Case management responsibilities
- Case management functions
- 'Engaging' and 'exploring'
- 'Visioning' and planning'
- 'Doing' - Implementing case management plans
- 'Reflecting' and 'empowering'
- 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
|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|
- Gursansky, D, Kennedy, R & Camilleri, P, 2012, The Practice of Case Management: Effective Strategies for Positive Outcomes, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest NSW. ISBN: 9781742370446.
- Moore, E, 2009, Case Management for Community Practice, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Victoria. ISBN: 9780195562149.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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