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Disability, Public Policy, and Change - REHB5931

Year - 2020

The unit covers disability policy and its expression in legislation, governance, services, and politics. Students will study the origins and evolution of disability policy to better comprehend the values that drive change and the real world challenges that shape it. Disability inclusion in policy will be explored across sectors as well as disability-specific initiatives. Beyond understanding policy frameworks, students will reflect on the role of advocacy in creating positive change in the public weal on behalf of people with disabilities. Student project will focus on generating student positions on current policy issues.

Classes
On campus: 2hr lecture/week - live/synchronous and recorded Online: module page and LMS resources

Assessment
Quizzes (25%), position papers (50%) and tutorial participation (25%)

Pre-requisites

REHB5911

Prohibitions

REHB5079

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Rehabilitation Counselling
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Rehabilitation Counselling
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Michael Millington
HECS Band: 1
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