HLSC6102

Occupational Rehabilitation 1

10 Units

This course focuses on the application of the different/ individual occupational rehabilitation services, medical and treatment issues, case management and counseling and their implications for a successful and durable return to work/job placement outcome.

Faculty Faculty of Health and Medicine
School School of Health Sciences
Availability

Not currently offered

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Acknowledge what skills and services the members of the multi-disciplinary team bring to the occupational rehabilitation context;
  2. Identify appropriate occupational rehabilitation services and procedures for individuals;
  3. Be pro-active in their management of clients in the occupational rehabilitation context;
  4. Identify potential barriers to active participation by stakeholders in the occupational rehabilitation process.
Content
  • Define the multidisciplinary contribution to the occupational rehabilitation process;
  • Specify services provided by the multidisciplinary team and the contribution they make to the occupational rehabilitation process;
  • Define vocational rehabilitation;
  • Case management and its application in injury management and occupational rehabilitation;
  • Relevant medical and treatment issues ;
  • Counselling
  • Introduction to a range of assessment methods;
  • Identify a range of issues that may impede the occupational rehabilitation process;
  • Discuss methods for identifying barriers in the occupational rehabilitation process;
  • Critical evaluation of assessment methods
Requisites
Assessment Items
  • Formal Examination: Examination: Formal
  • Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments
  • Participation: Group/tutorial participation and contribution
  • Presentation: Presentations - Individual
Contact Hours
  • Online Activity: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 6 hour(s) per Week for Full Term (Self Directed Learning: Students are required to spend on average 120-140 hours of effort or total load (including assessment) per 10 unit course over the semester.)
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for HLSC6102
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