Man is a social animal, and as such, it is very important to understand the psychology of how we interact with each other, or act as a group rather than as an individual.
By understanding the “natural” social needs of a person, you can develop an increased sensitivity to other people, and better identify and assist people with attending to deficiencies in their social interactions.
The course covers the below topics:
Attribution and Perception of Others
Attitudes and Attitude Change
Prejudice, Discrimination and Stereotypes
To determine how physical characteristics and non-verbal behaviour affect our formation of impressions of others, and how that information is processed;
To understand the sociological perspective of the self and how we relate to others;
To discuss attribution theory, the internal and external causes, and its role in self-perception and the perception of others;
To understand the emergence of attitudes, changes in attitude, and the effect of attitudes upon behaviour and use as predictors of behaviour;
To discuss the emergence of prejudice, stereotypes and discrimination from the perspective of social psychology and attitudes;
To understand the influence of physicality, similarity, familiarity and proximity on interpersonal relationships;
To understand helping behaviour through the influences of conformity, compliance, obedience and diffusion of responsibility;
To define social psychological theories of aggression and to apply those theories;
To understand the nature of group behaviour and to demonstrate awareness of group cognition;
To understand the effect of culture on behaviour of individuals and groups.
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Successful completion of this course will complement the below careers:
- Mental Health Worker
- Community Service Worker
- Social Worker
- Hotel Manager
- Hospitality Management
There are many other possibilities with this versatile course. Many of our students who do this course are Welfare Officers, Youth Workers, Support Workers, Advocates, Legal Employees, Hospitality Managers and Hotel Managers.
100 hours of study
The difference between a good course and a bad course lies in the way you are assessed. Our assessments are designed is such a way that the student feels confident to move forward in the course as they complete each assessment. The feedback from the tutor not only reaffirms the student’s learning process but also gives an opportunity to the student to interact with the tutor regularly. Students are never penalised when their assignment work needs to be improved, rather they are given constructive feedback and requested to resubmit the section where they need improvement. Students do their assignment work at their own pace within the course duration and are not restricted by any deadlines which is the beauty of self-paced learning. The assessments will make the certificate achieved more credible and valuable to the student.
This course has approximately 8-10 assignments and 1 exam to complete the course successfully. You can opt out of the exam and receive a Certificate of Participation.
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