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- 10 Jul 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Practice the skills necessary to function as a vocational rehabilitation counsellor, and in relation to medical rehabilitation and health counselling.
- Demonstrate understanding of vocational rehabilitation from a workers compensation, motor vehicle and life insurance perspective.
- Practice skills in assessing clients for return to work and redeployment activities (assessments including initial needs, workplace safety, and vocational and transferable skills).
- Demonstrate an understanding of treatment and assessment issues related to illness and disability.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the issues related to rehabilitation and recovery from physical and psychiatric illness.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the consequences of reduction of functioning following disability and illness.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the skills required when working in a health care setting.
- Refer to Mylo for study topics
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
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This subject provides an introduction to the theory and practice as a consultant working in rehabilitation counselling. Topics covered include case management, as well as vocational, medical and forensic rehabilitation. Organisational structures and the individual experience are examined.
The acquisition of information and practical skills is emphasised, providing competencies for students to enhance their overall learning, with a view to securing appropriate and relevant employment.
- Weekly Discussion Board Participation (20%)
- Case Study (40%)
- Skills Demonstration (40%)
Current study term: 09 Jul 23 to 15 Oct 23
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