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Unit of Study SPCH2016 - Work Integrated Learning in Speech Pathology 3 (2024)

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  • Unit type

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • Faculty/College

  • Placement

    Yes

  • Enrolment information

      This unit contains Work Integrated Learning (WIL) activities that require students to meet mandatory fit to practice obligations prior to attending. Failure to comply by the fit to practice deadline will result in the cancellation of your WIL activity. Full details are available at www.scu.edu.au/healthplacements.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

discuss assessment and analysis approaches to adults with diverse communication and/or swallowing needs using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Framework and other models

discuss intervention plans and demonstrate their application for adults with diverse communication and/or swallowing needs using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Framework and other models

demonstrate professional and clinical competence, with low level support, working with clients in a work integrated learning environment

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Beukelman, DR, Light, JC, 2020, Augmentative & Alternative Communication: Supporting Children and Adults with Complex Communication Needs, 5th edn, Brookes Publishing..
  • Roth, F. P. & Worthington, C. K., 2019, Treatment resource manual for speech-language pathology, 6th edn, Cengage Learning.
  • Shipley, K. G. & McAfee, J. G., 2021, Assessment in speech-language pathology: a resource manual, 6th edn, Cengage Learning.
  • Yorkston, K.M., Beukelman, D.R., Strand, E.A. & Hakel, M., 2010, Management of motor speech disorders in children and adults, 3rd edn, Pro.Ed..
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.