Community Welfare and Counselling
Why study Community Welfare and Counselling?
This vocationally-driven program gives students the knowledge and skills for ethical social welfare practice in a dynamic social and political climate. Graduates will have the necessary skills to participate in a number of practice fields, including counselling, child protection, disability services, youth justice, aged care, homelessness, community development and family violence. The course also offers students work placement in welfare agencies and a study program which includes case management and human services practice from a management perspective.
The Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling is accredited by the Australian Institute of Welfare and Community Workers and is recognised by the Victorian Department of Human Services as a mandatory qualification in child protection, juvenile justice and disability services.
Where can it lead?
Career opportunities include:
- Child protection
- Disability services
- Aged Care
- Youth worker
- Family violence worker
- Research and policy development
- Health promotion
- Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling
- Associate Degree of Community Welfare and Counselling
- Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences
- Bachelor of Arts (Professional Communication) Gippsland
- Bachelor of Professional Communication (Berwick)
- Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
Meet the Head of the Discipline
Dr Christopher Laming (11.02 Kb)