Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will examine the following topics: (i) the purpose and scope of individual assessment in rehabilitation contexts; basic measurement concepts; impressionistic and behavioural approaches to assessment; and analysis of instruments used to assess rehabilitation clients' vocational behaviour, attitudes, or aptitudes; (ii) the psychology of work; (iii) workers' compensation and models of occupational rehabilitation; psychological factors in return to work following work injury; (iv) the role of the organisational environment in influencing employee health and wellbeing.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMandy Ruddock-Hudson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Offered subject to sufficient enrolment.

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPrinciples and practices of disability management in industryRecommendedShrey, D C and Lescerte, M( eds) 1995GR PRESS, FLORIDA

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Distance Education, 2014, Week 18-23, Distance Education


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMandy Ruddock-Hudson

Class requirements

Two 1.0 days workshop per study period and delivered via blended.
"Distance Education with optional workshops on two days."


Assessment elementComments%
one 2,500-word journal exercises/activities50
one 2,500-word assignment50