Students will be introduced to a range of contemporary scenarios relevant to the community, youth and justice sectors. Utilising a project-based approach students will complete a professional style report on a chosen scenario. Students will select a scenario, describe the background and context, identify and analyse the key issues, and propose appropriate responses. This unit begins the process of developing key knowledge, academic and professional skills that will prepare students for work in a range of youth and community contexts and work environments.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Investigate a chosen social scenario relevant to youth, community or criminal justice contexts  
  2. Describe, identify and analyse the key issues associated with the scenario  
  3. Determine and outline appropriate responses to the issues  
  4. Demonstrate effective communication skills to plan, research and complete a professional report.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Journal Reflective piece regarding selection of scenario 20%
Presentation Presentation based on Draft Report 35%
Report Final Report 45%

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