1 x 2-hour workshop weekly
1 x 9-hour independent study 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, rehabilitation or human service organisation. Understanding of current practices, policies and relevant government legislation common to disability and human service organisations.
Assignment(s), Presentation
Topic description

This topic provides strategies for resolving ethical issues, making ethical decisions, writing policy, relating to clients and managing organisations within disability and/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 you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Formulate and solve an ethical dilemma related to the disability field
  2. Use critical and reflective thinking to provide feedback to other student’s ethical dilemmas
  3. 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