Content

This unit builds upon the foundations created in Social and Community Services 1 in order to further explore the contextual, philosophical and practical concerns of contemporary social services that are being delivered by Christian faith-based agencies. There is a particular focus on management functions including program planning, service delivery and community development frameworks.

Unit Code: DM2794B

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Missiology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Eva Burrows College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Describe the key principles that underpin community development approaches.

2.

Discuss the capacity for community development programs to impact structural disadvantage.

3.

Analyse the role of capacity building within community development programs.

4.

Demonstrate clear understanding of planning, managing and evaluating programs as they relate to the provision of social and community services.

5.

Describe the key features for effective community engagement processes.

Unit sequence

DA2/3193B Social and Community Services 1 or equivalent

Pedagogy

Lectures, tutorials, online videos, online meetings, class discussions, discussion boards

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Seminar or Tutorial

1,500 word seminar paper

1500 40.0
Essay

2,500 word Essay – Community development project proposal

2500 60.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 25 Jul, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-11 12:54:48 +1100