HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

HLT1HDD

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be introduced to people with developmental disabilities and hear directly from them about their lives. Learning about them as individuals, and also about their experiences, will develop your understanding of the roles played by health and human services professionals in supporting their health, wellbeing and social inclusion. You will be introduced to current principles and values that are key to positive interactions between people with developmental disabilities and health and social service providers. You will also develop an understanding of reflective practice and the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and explore the role you will play in your future profession, and the roles of other professions in contributing to the health and social inclusion of people with developmental disabilities. Your learning will be assessed through written tests, and contribution to a group discussion.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTeresa Iacono

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Health and disability: partnerships in actionh. Knowledge base.

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorTracy, J et al

Year2008

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMONASH UNIVERSITY, MELBOURNE.

ISBNN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Explain what it means to have a developmental disability.
02. Recognise your own reactions to people with developmental disabilities.
03. Identify and describe the capabilities of people with varying degrees of physical and/or cognitive disabilities, and identify the supports they require.
04. Describe guiding principles, philosophies and values that contribute to respectful and inclusive delivery of health and human services to people with developmental disabilities.
05. Compare the roles of various allied health and human services professionals in supporting the health, wellbeing and social inclusion of people with developmental disabilities.
06. Demonstrate sound writing skills that are appropriate to various media to communicate your critical thinking.

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Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTeresa Iacono

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 0 - 0
One 36.00 h problem based learning per study period from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
"Students will complete 36 hours of on-line learning modules, discussion and activities equivalent to one 2-hour lecture and 1-one hour tutorial per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Two 15-minute short-answer quizzes (total of 500 words).N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Written essay and forum contribution (total of 1600 words).N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO4
Written reflection and essay (total of 1700 words).N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO5

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTeresa Iacono

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 0 - 0
One 36.00 h problem based learning per study period from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
"Students will complete 36 hours of on-line learning modules, discussion and activities equivalent to one 2-hour lecture and 1-one hour tutorial per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Two 15-minute short-answer quizzes (total of 500 words).N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Written essay and forum contribution (total of 1600 words).N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO4
Written reflection and essay (total of 1700 words).N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTeresa Iacono

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 0 - 0
One 36.00 h problem based learning per study period from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
"Students will complete 36 hours of on-line learning modules, discussion and activities equivalent to one 2-hour lecture and 1-one hour tutorial per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Two 15-minute short-answer quizzes (total of 500 words).N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Written essay and forum contribution (total of 1600 words).N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO4
Written reflection and essay (total of 1700 words).N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO5

Mildura, 2020, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTeresa Iacono

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 0 - 0
One 36.00 h problem based learning per study period from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
"Students will complete 36 hours of on-line learning modules, discussion and activities equivalent to one 2-hour lecture and 1-one hour tutorial per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Two 15-minute short-answer quizzes (total of 500 words).N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Written essay and forum contribution (total of 1600 words).N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO4
Written reflection and essay (total of 1700 words).N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO5

Shepparton, 2020, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTeresa Iacono

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 0 - 0
One 36.00 h problem based learning per study period from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
"Students will complete 36 hours of on-line learning modules, discussion and activities equivalent to one 2-hour lecture and 1-one hour tutorial per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Two 15-minute short-answer quizzes (total of 500 words).N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Written essay and forum contribution (total of 1600 words).N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO4
Written reflection and essay (total of 1700 words).N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO5