Occupational Rehabilitation 1

Course code HLSC6102
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables


This course focuses on the application of the different/ individual occupational rehabilitation services, medical and treatment issues, case management and counseling and their implications for a successful and durable return to work/job placement outcome.


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  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Acknowledge what skills and services the members of the multi-disciplinary team bring to the occupational rehabilitation context;

2. Identify appropriate occupational rehabilitation services and procedures for individuals;

3. Be pro-active in their management of clients in the occupational rehabilitation context;

4. Identify potential barriers to active participation by stakeholders in the occupational rehabilitation process.


  • Define the multidisciplinary contribution to the occupational rehabilitation process;
  • Specify services provided by the multidisciplinary team and the contribution they make to the occupational rehabilitation process;
  • Define vocational rehabilitation;
  • Case management and its application in injury management and occupational rehabilitation;
  • Relevant medical and treatment issues ;
  • Counselling
  • Introduction to a range of assessment methods;
  • Identify a range of issues that may impede the occupational rehabilitation process;
  • Discuss methods for identifying barriers in the occupational rehabilitation process;
  • Critical evaluation of assessment methods

Assessment Items

Formal Examination: Examination: Formal

Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments

Participation: Group/tutorial participation and contribution

Presentation: Presentations - Individual

Contact Hours

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Online Activity

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 6 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Self Directed Learning: Students are required to spend on average 120-140 hours of effort or total load (including assessment) per 10 unit course over the semester.