Year
2021
Units
9
Contact
1 x 2-hour lecture per semester
1 x 225-hour field placement per semester
1 x 1-hour on-line exercises weekly
Prerequisites
1 DSRS2236 - Practicum B - Disability and Community Rehabilitation
2 22.5 Units of DSRS2 topics
Must Satisfy: (1 and 2)
Enrolment not permitted
DSRS3211 has been successfully completed
Assessment
Portfolio, WIL Placement
Topic description

This topic provides opportunities for students to extend their experience working alongside professionals in the field to build upon awareness and professional competencies gained from previous paid or practicum experience. Examination of the role of service provision in the lives of people living with disability and their families continues. Community, education, health and lifestyle provide the context for exploration of practices that support a life of choice for people living with disability with a focus on individual supports and relationships. Students from the Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education enrolled in this topic will be commencing their third Practicum placement.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Provide opportunities to be mentored by professionals who will create opportunities to work autonomously and within teams
  • Understand and increase professional competencies
  • Develop and evaluate programs/projects and gain expertise around case management for people living with disability
  • Work collaboratively with a range of professionals to implement and evaluate a task or project
  • Identify effective strategies and practices associated with quality service delivery
  • Contribute to quality service delivery by working effectively as a member of a team
  • Demonstrate an ability to use a systematic approach to case management
  • Demonstrate Professional Practice within a disability organisation
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Work collaboratively with a range of professionals to implement and evaluate a task or project
  2. Identify effective strategies and practices associated with quality service delivery
  3. Contribute to quality service delivery by working effectively as a member of a team
  4. Demonstrate an ability to use a systematic approach to case management
  5. Demonstrate Professional Practice within a disability organisation
  6. Reflect on their professional development

Key dates and timetable

(1), (2)

Each class is numbered in brackets.
Where more than one class is offered, students normally attend only one.

Classes are held weekly unless otherwise indicated.

FULL

If you are enrolled for this topic, but all classes for one of the activities (eg tutorials) are full,
contact your College Office for assistance. Full classes frequently occur near the start of semester.

Students may still enrol in topics with full classes as more places will be made available as needed.

If this padlock appears next to an activity name (eg Lecture), then class registration is closed for this activity.

Class registration normally closes at the end of week 2 of each semester.

Classes in a stream are grouped so that the same students attend all classes in that stream.
Registration in the stream will result in registration in all classes.
  Unless otherwise advised, classes are not held during semester breaks or on public holidays.