Graduate Certificate of Correctional Case Management

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Overview

This Graduate Certificate offers a combination of theory and applied professional knowledge and skills for persons working in correctional settings, with offender populations, and/or the criminal justice system, including prisons, parole, probation work, justice services, community rehabilitation and crime prevention.

Building on existing expertise, students will graduate with an in-depth knowledge of penology, correctional practices, and correctional case management practices and principles applicable to the diverse individuals and groups that make up offender populations.

The course is taught by leading academics with extensive experience working as criminologists and/or in correctional services.

Summary

Degree Name

Graduate Certificate of Correctional Case Management

Degree Code

GradCertCorrCaseMgmt

Level of Qualification

Graduate Certificate

Duration

2 trimesters full time or maximum of 2 years part time 

Number of Units

4 units of study 

Course Sequence:

see Course Guide

Study Load

2 units per trimester (total of 4 units)

Availability

Online and On campus - Melbourne

Award Title

Graduate Certificate of Correctional Case Management

^Maximum permitted duration 2 years, subject to regulatory or professional association requirements

Graduate Attributes

Graduate Attribute 1: Discipline Knowledge
Demonstrate advanced knowledge of and integrate concepts and perspectives from the disciplines of criminology, law, legal studies and sociology.

Graduate Attribute 2: Theoretical Knowledge
Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the key theories and principles which underpin penology, correctional practice and offender populations and correctional case management practice.

Graduate Attribute 3: Critical Analysis
Analyse critically the key theories and principles which underpin penology, correctional practice and offender populations and correctional case management practice.

Graduate Attribute 4: Contextualise Theory and Practice
Incorporate and synthesise social, policy, and interdisciplinary approaches into the analysis of the theories and practices of punishment, correctional practice and correctional case management practice.

Graduate Attribute 5: Practical Application
Apply correctional case management principles and practices to a diverse range of offender populations. 

Pathways for Future Study

As a graduate of this course, you can study a further two units to gain a Graduate Certificate of Counselling Skills for Offending Populations.