1 x 2-hour seminar weekly
1 x 50-minute on-line exercises weekly
1 x 2-hour project work weekly
^ = may be enrolled concurrently
1 Admission into GCCR-Graduate Certificate in Clinical Rehabilitation
1a Admission into GDPCR-Graduate Diploma in Clinical Rehabilitation
1b Admission into MCR-Master of Clinical Rehabilitation
1c Admission into MCRA-Master of Clinical Rehabilitation [1.5 years]
1d Admission into MHCR/R-Master of Health and Clinical Research
1e Admission into MCRNOT-Master of Clinical Rehabilitation (Neurological Occupational Therapy)
1f Admission into MCRNPT-Master of Clinical Rehabilitation (Neurological Physiotherapy)
2 ^ 1 of REHB8019, REHB8001
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f) and 2)
Enrolment not permitted
REHB8002 has been successfully completed
Assignments (80%); Tutorial Participation (20%)
Topic description
This topic explores the sociological and psychological theories relating to impairment, activity and participation in the context of rehabilitation. In particular, the part played by motivation and cultural factors in the rehabilitation process are explored and common social and psychological disorders which arise in rehabilitation are addressed.
Educational aims
The aim of this topic is to explore the theoretical and practical applications of sociological and psychological theories to clinical rehabilitation
Expected learning outcomes
Students need to be able to:

  • Understand a variety of different sociological and psychological theories and concepts related to clinical rehabilitation.

  • Analyse rehabilitation practice from a range of different psychosocial perspectives.

  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the social impact of injury on an individual.