REHABILITATION COUNSELLING PRACTICUM

PHE5RCP

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, the practicum experience provides students with an opportunity to develop and practise rehabilitiation counselling skills and to demonstrate their level of competency in specified rehabilitation areas. This can include a placement in a specialist rehabilitation facility or other rehabilitation-related health or human service agency. In addition to undertaking the workplace placement, students are required to participate in a series of classroom-based activities relating to professional issues relevant to rehabilitation counselling practice. Students have the opportunity to develop the knowledge and attitudes necessary for an ethical, professional approach to the delivery of rehabilitation services.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPaul O'Halloran

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. You will be able to evaluate rehabilitation service delivery

Activities:
Review of service delivery plans developed by Rehabilitation agency staff
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)

02. . You will be able to design an acceptable and ethical rehabilitation service plan appropriate to an individual rehabilitatee.

Activities:
Comparison of development plans with elements specified in classroom models of effective rehabilitation care management.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

03. . You will be able to work effectively in team-based delivery of rehabilitation services.

Activities:
Instructors from service rehabilitation staff to join particular team activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Speaking (Speaking)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Communication (Communication)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul O'Halloran

Class requirements

WorkShop
Three 1.5 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word notebook recording rehabilitation seminar notes25 01, 02, 03
One 3,000-word placement report75 01, 02, 03