Deliver health and social wellbeing to communities
Are you interested in the health and social wellbeing of people from different communities?
In this program you will gain a comprehensive understanding of social wellbeing, disability care, healthy ageing, and assessment and management of individuals and families. You will explore and examine issues affecting marginalised groups locally, regionally and, nationally. You will learn how to effectively manage a variety of cases and situations within private, government or community organisations. Most importantly, you will learn about the importance of advocacy for individuals living with a disability and the aged community.
The Honours component of this degree involves completing a research project on a topic of choice under the supervision of a staff member.
As a graduate of this program you will possess knowledge and skills in assessment, rehabilitation, case management and organising services as well as leadership and entrepreneurship. The Honours program can also provide further exposure and industry experience, preparing you for an exciting career in the human services industry.
Careers can include leadership roles within community and health care organisation settings including those that are aligned with the implementation of Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).