Students are paired and conduct observations and activities in a preschool, long day care centre. as well as engage and collaborate with staff. Students will understand how language is used and targeted as a part of the curriculum in preschool settings and develop professional skills in carrying out language stimulation activities with preschool children. They will use critical reflection to relate observations to current theory and evidence. This unit requires students to develop self-awareness, and consider issues directly related to clinical practice in the areas of professional and community collaborations, and relationships with families and other professionals. Students also identify, reflect, and managing ethical issues, working with children, families, and professionals. Students will develop strategies to facilitate the children’s learning. Indigenous issues in health service delivery and the provision of culturally safe practice are addressed, as are basic report writing, record keeping, and case presentation skills. Students will gain knowledge regarding compliance policies and procedures of the on-campus clinic, and government legislation.
|Academic unit||Communication Sciences|
|CSCD1032 and CSCD1034|
|CSCD2057 and CSCD2068|
At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:
Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.