Specialist Certificate in Health and Human Services

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      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.

      Course structure

      To gain the Specialist Certificate in Health and Human Services you must complete 25 points comprising of:

      • Two 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.

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      Ranjani Nadarajan

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