COMMUNICATION PROCESS FOR REHABILITATION
Credit points: 15
In this subject students will be given the opportunity to increase their knowledge, understanding and skills in communicating in interpersonal and group settings. The principal aim of this subject is to identify the existing interpersonal skills of students and provide an opportunity for their development and consolidation when applied in health and public health settings. Given that the subject adopts a skills-based orientation, the primary component is a three-hour seminar which will provide students with a forum for building and developing effective communication styles, appreciating contextual considerations (eg. culture), and developing an understanding of the application of interpersonal communication skills in a range of settings (eg. therapeutic, social, and public health). The seminar is supported by 'one' one-hour lecture.
SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorBrendon Murley
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Prerequisites If the student is enrolled in HBHS Bachelor of Health Science or HZHSID Health Sci/International Development or HZHSB Health Sci/Business then must have passed PHE1IDH and PHE1SDH. All other students require coordinator's approval.
Special conditions Bendigo offering is subject to sufficient resources
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Helping Skills: Facilitating Exploration, Insight and Action||Recommended||Clara E Hill (2009)||(3RD ED.)|
|Readings||The skilled helper: a problem management and opportunity-development approach to helping||Recommended||Egan, G 2002||BROOKS/COLE, PACIFIC GROVE, CA.|
|Readings||Understanding human communication||Recommended||Adler, R & Rodman, G 2006||8TH OR 9TH EDN, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, NEW YORK.|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne, 2017, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrendon Murley
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 3.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|one 1,250-word essay||30||01|
|one 30-minute class presentation in pairs (equiv to 500 words per student)||15||01|
|one 750-word write-up of presentation||20||01|
|one individual 2,000-word unstructured reflective journal||75% class attendance and participation in seminars/workshops hurdle requirement||35||01|