phe2rcm rehabilitation case management




Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will be introduced to major concepts and theories in rehabilitation and intervention programs. This subject will examine procedures that are useful in rehabilitation when working in health settings. The subject will provide students with an understanding of effective case management skills which leads to proper care coordination, seemless service provider cooperation and the development and delivery of comprehensive rehabilitation services to those living with chronic conditions or permanent impairments.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMelissa Buultjens

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PHE1IDH or subject coordinator approval


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Quota restriction of 75 students, priority is given to students who are completing the Rehabilitation Counselling major

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. ) Identify and discuss the basis principles of the Case Management process

Viva voce - Students will be required to complete in class activities and online tasks based on information about case scenarios.

02. ) Apply, demonstrate and report the Case Management principles in relation to practical case studies.

Viva voce - Students will be required to complete in class activities. Students will apply, demonstrate and explain the principles of rehabilitation Case Management in a practical setting

03. ) Critique and interpret major models relevant to Rehabilitation Case Management and support findings with practical examples in the rehabilitation setting.

Group presentation: Summative assessment. In groups, students will be required to apply models to a health and human service setting and generate an appropriate rehabilitation plan and resources to support effective Case Management

04. ) Analyse theoretical models and determine the most appropiate assessment tools to create and evaluate a rehabilitation intervention plan.

Written assessment - Summative assessment. Students will be required to explain and analyse one theoretical model in relation to a case scenario and create and hypothesis the most appropiate assessment tools to generate an appropiate intervention and plan delivery.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaria Avgoulas

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 11 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
Viva voce and online activities (equivalent to 1,000-words)2002, 04
one 1,500-word individual written assignment3001
one (equivalent to 800-word) group presentation2003
one 90-mins (equivalent to 1,500-word) examination3002, 03, 04