1 x 3-hour lecture weekly
22.5 units of DSRS 1st year topics
Enrolment not permitted
DSRS2217 has been successfully completed
Assumed knowledge
Practicum or work experience in a disability, allied health or rehabilitation, human service organisation
Topic description
This topic provides strategies for resolving ethical issues, making ethical decisions, writing policy, relating to clients and managing organisations within disability or rehabilitation frameworks.
Educational aims
This topic aims to assist students to develop:

  • Current theory and techniques relating to critical thinking and ethical analysis

  • Approaches to applying critical thinking techniques and analysis strategies to their professional practice and/or practicum experiences within disability, allied health or rehabilitation service organisations.
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic, students will be expected to be able to:

  1. Formulate and solve an ethical dilemma related to the disability field

  2. Construct a written report using critical thinking and ethical analysis techniques presented in this topic, to solve an ethical dilemma relevant to the disability field

  3. Use critical and reflective thinking to provide feedback to other student’s ethical dilemmas.