Young People, Risk and Harm

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Young People, Risk and Harm

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Criminal Justice, Criminology, Government, Justice Studies, Legal Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    30 units of credit at Level 1 including CRIM1010 or CRIM1011

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course provides an introduction to youth studies and youth justice focused on the issues of risk and harm to encourage the development of youth work practice skills and the development of policy analysis skills and knowledge. Major areas of knowledge and theory are developed around the concept of youth, youth justice, risk and harm, and the complex needs of young people in relation to income security and poverty, housing,education, health/mental health, criminal and civil law, culture and identity, gender and sexuality, and therapeutic work.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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