This assessment is designed to help you think critically about approaches to supporting young people in out-of-home care with multiple and complex needs.
• For this assessment you are required to respond to two questions relating to the case study of Jack. • This is an open book assessment. • You may use, but are not expected to use references. If you do take information from a source (e.g., a book, journal article, website, class lecture) you MUST reference that source. • It is expected this assessment task should take you approximately one (1) hour to complete. • You have five (5) days to complete it and no extensions will be granted.
- Drawing from Lecture 1 — why might the problem of knowing how to best respond to this case study be described as a ‘wicked problem’? (refer specifically to Jack in your answer to this question) (5 marks) (300 – 400 words).
- Drawing from lectures 2 and 3 — how might concepts, evidence and theories help you to understand and respond to this case? (5 marks) (300 – 400 words)