Graduate Certificate in Health and Human Services
What will I study?
What you will learn
Advanced knowledge and practical skills to apply to your practice
You will develop comprehensive knowledge and practical skills related to the assessment and intervention of human service settings. This could include knowledge of domestic and family violence (DVF) and theoretical frameworks and evidence involved in suicide prevention.
Policy and practice as it relates to psychosocial practice
You will explore a range of approaches useful for researching health and human services practice, encompassing both policy, organisational practice, as well as practice with individuals, groups and communities.
The skills and confidence to lead in this sector
You will develop writing skills for publication and undertake critical reflection of your own practice and development to adequately prepare you for leadership roles in the health and community services field.
To gain the Graduate Certificate in Health and Human Services you must complete 50 points comprising of four elective subjects.
The estimated hours required for each subject is between 15 -19 hours per week, but this varies for each student and depends on your task management and planning, familiarity with the material, reading style and speed.
Higher Education Relief Package (HERP) course structure
Students commencing this course in Term 3 2020 as part of the University of Melbourne’s HERP course offering will study the following subjects:
- Ageing Health and Human Services (POPH90267)
- Practice Based Research (HLTH90002)
- Service Navigation (HLTH90010)
- Disability – Service Responses (HLTH90018)
You can also study single subjects to contribute to your professional development. For more information, please contact Student Support.
Note: The two elective subjects, Suicide Prevention and Service Navigation Theory, will not run in 2021.
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One Year (Part-time)
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