SPECIAL NOTE: This unit is also available to postgraduate students outside of the Faculty of Health Science
This unit provides students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of the connections between homeless families with young children and homeless youth from a local and a global perspective. The unit provides a broad overview of the issues involved primarily for families with young children and youth. Students will explore the complex interplay of social, economic and political factors so as to fully appreciate the connections between homelessness, societal attitudes, food choices, safety factors, access to resources (such as accommodation) and family health.
ASSESSMENT: Reflective Blog 20%; online discussion 30%; policy review 50%
TEACHING PATTERN: Fully online
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Fully online - L,H,N,W This unit is taught entirely online
Flexible scheduling - L,H,N,W Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.