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. This unit will begin the process of developing key academic and professional skills. Students will select a scenario, describe the background and context, identify and analyse the key issues, and propose appropriate responses. The knowledge and skills developed in this unit 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 10%
Report Draft Report 1 25%
Report Draft Report 2 25%
Report Final Report 40%

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