Com. Service Provision for People with Disability

Course code EDUC6084Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

This subject has two aims. First, to examine contemporary community support services for individuals with a disability. Examples of these services include employment, recreation, accommodation and education services. Second, to develop an understanding of strategies of support and service models designed to facilitate the inclusion of people with a disability into the community.

Available in 2015

WebLearn GradSchoolSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. Develop an awareness of contemporary issues in specific community services.
2. Develop critical analysis skills.
Content1. Introduction
2. Employment services
3. Accommodation services
4. Leisure and Recreation services
5. Advocacy and self-advocacy services
6. Founding models
Replacing Course(s)nil
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryExternal Mode
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments1. Critical reflection on personal learning goals (20%, week 7). Identify and reflect on learning goals throughout the subject. 2. Literature review (40%, week 10). Critical review of the recordings from two of the subjects topics. 3. Critical analysis of one community service area (40%, week 14). Read widely, outside of the provided material, to review the literature on one community service area.
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6084