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 Semester 2 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
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
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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