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OnlineStudy Period 3Study Period 3

Unit description

Person centred leadership focuses on a strong ethical foundation arising from a synthesis of relevant theory, policy and practice. Models of leadership will be assessed for their alignment with person centred evidence based practice.

Unit content

  1. Person centredness - thinking and practice
  2. Contemporary leadership styles and models
  3. Person centred leadership- evidence based practices  
  4. Ethical practices to safeguard people within service and support settings

Learning outcomes

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, 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:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1critically appraise the theoretical and historical foundations of person centrednessIntellectual rigourLifelong learning
2analyse and synthesise a range of contemporary leadership styles that align with person centredness Intellectual rigourCreativity
3evaluate and critically reflect upon person centred practice within service/support deliveryLifelong learning
4promote person centredness in an organisational or community setting with justification derived from evidence based literatureIntellectual rigourCreativity
5investigate a model of person centred leadership that promotes both quality of life and social justice in organisational and/or community contextsIntellectual rigourCreativityLifelong learning

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. critically appraise the theoretical and historical foundations of person centredness
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  2. analyse and synthesise a range of contemporary leadership styles that align with person centredness
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
  3. evaluate and critically reflect upon person centred practice within service/support delivery
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  4. promote person centredness in an organisational or community setting with justification derived from evidence based literature
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
  5. investigate a model of person centred leadership that promotes both quality of life and social justice in organisational and/or community contexts
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA5: Lifelong learning

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Structured online learning (6wks)
Assessment
Report60%
Report - action plan40%
Notice

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Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

Fee paying courses
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International

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