Examine how human services are deployed. Analyse the planning, funding and regulation aspects of social policy.Study the characteristics of care in personal relationships and compare them to those found in professional care relationships
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This subject was previously known as SGY886 Social Care and Human Services.
This subject examines responses to changing concepts of human need for support. Drawing on applied research and a range of theoretical frameworks it examines studies of care and the delivery of human services in Australia and comparable countries. Additionally, the subject develops skills in the management of human service organisations. Students will be introduced to a range of human service types and models and review developments in policy, organisation and funding through the application of a number of different theories and methods. It seeks to develop research skills relevant to researchers, administrators, service professionals or policy makers in the human services field.