Collaborative Approaches in Disability Services
Available in 2013
|WebLearn GradSchool||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Examines interpersonal communication processes, which are required for collaborative/planning roles in disability services. In particular, skills will be developed in the areas of listening, interviewing, conflict resolution, and collaborative problem solving. This course is delivered in distance mode.
|Objectives||The course addresses the development of interpersonal communication skills that are essential in effective consultation, collaboration and planning with colleagues and other professionals.
Specifically, the course will:
1. Develop knowledge and understanding of aspects of the interpersonal communication processes, which are required for the collaborative/planning roles in disability services.
2. Develop listening, interviewing, conflict resolution, and collaborative problem solving skills.
|Content||1. Introduction and Effective Communication
2. Barriers to Effective Communication
3. Listening and Active Listening Skills
4. Non-Verbal Communication
5. Person-Centred Planning
7. Conflict, Conflict Resolution and Collaborative Problem Solving
8. Working Collaboratively with Non-Verbal Clients
9. Collaborating with Professionals
10. Collaborating with Parents and Families
|Replacing Course(s)||This is a new course.|
|Assumed Knowledge||Two years of relevant professional experience and/or a relevant graduate qualification|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
|Teaching Methods||Self Directed Learning|
|Contact Hours||Self Directed Learning: for 26 hour(s) per Term for Full Term|
|Timetables||2013 Course Timetables for EDUC6004|