This unit of study is designed to accelerate professional communication skills for first year FHS students. It will accelerate pre-placement learning in students recognition of, understanding about, and ability to appropriately interact at a professional therapeutic level. For each of these professional areas students will have the opportunity to accelerate their skills using cases that will be introduced with online activities, followed by the opportunity to expand their understanding of, and to further develop professional communication skills using simulated professional placement activities.
3 x 3-hr face-to-face classes, 3 x online tutorials, during July
simulated parent interview (15 mins), interview summary report (1 page maximum), and personal reflection (1 page maximum)