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Introductory Client Centred Health Care

Undergraduate | UNE-HDCW114 | 2024

Prepare for case work with clients of community services including healthcare and welfare. Build your understanding of cultural diversity and see how it impacts case workers and clients. Learn to assess client issues and refer them for the best care.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
16 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Introductory Client Centred Health Care

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. describe principles of effective community services case work in the context of the individual case worker, client and service organisation context;
    2. discuss the ways in which self-reflective practice influences personal and professional development;
    3. define cultural diversity and cultural awareness as these apply to case workers and their clients;
    4. discuss case work practice and professional relationships in a context of cultural diversity and awareness; and
    5. assess a range of client issues and appropriate referral protocols characteristically encountered as a community services case worker.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • UNE-CWW-DIP-2024 - Diploma in Community Welfare and Wellbeing


Candidature in the Diploma in Community Welfare and Wellbeing

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
  • Other requirements -

    Textbook requirements:
    Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
    Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
    Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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