phe5rcp rehab counselling pract




Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides practicum experience in which students have the opportunity to develop and practice rehabilitation counselling skills and to demonstrate competency in specified rehabilitation areas. This may include placement in a specialist rehabilitation facility, other rehabilitation-related health facility or human service agency. In addition to the workplace placement students are required to participate in classroom-based activities relevant to professional issues in rehabilitation counselling practice. Students will develop the knowledge and attitudes necessary for ethical and professional approaches in 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

Prerequisites Students must have successfully completed PHE5VOR and PHE5SCC or equivalents


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Evaluate rehabilitation service delivery

Review of service delivery plans developed by Rehabilitation agency staff

02. Design and implement acceptable and ethical rehabilitation service plans appropriate to individual rehabilitees.

Comparison of development plans with elements specified in classroom models of effective rehabilitation care management.

03. Effectively deliver components of team-based rehabilitation services

Instructors from service rehabilitation staff to join particular team activities.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2019, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Ruddock

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 42
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 31 - 43
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students are required to attend placement for an equivalent of 20 days"


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
One 1,500-word notebook recording rehabilitation seminar notes2501, 02, 03
One 1,500-word log book2501, 02, 03
One 2,000-word reflective piece on placement experience5001, 02, 03