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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

Facilitates application of knowledge, skills and attitudes to a live clinical practice experience within a supervised internal clinic; students providing actual clinical services for children with speech, language and pre-literacy problems. With guidance, students appraise children's communication, formulate and implement intervention plans, measure and document outcomes, involve caregivers and engage in reflective practice.

Unit content

Tutorials consolidate and expand on content related to child speech and language and its application to clinical contexts. Also covered are further foundational clinical skills including assessment and intervention planning, goal writing, and reporting on clinical outcomes.

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.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 apply both standardised and non-standardised assessment procedures with clients and interpret clinical data using the International Classification of Functioning (ICF) framework and relevant Competency-Based Occupational Standards (CBOS) to support clinical decisions.
2 identify intervention targets and formulate intervention plans and implement intervention in line with relevant elements and Units of the Competency-Based Occupational Standards (CBOS) and evidence-based practice information
3 apply appropriate interpersonal communication skills and ethical behaviour with people in the clinical context at all times
4 produce effective intervention sessions that demonstrate use of evidence-based practice and International Classification of Functioning that lead to appropriate recommendations and referrals through professional reporting as summarized in the Competency-Based Occupational Standards (CBOS).

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

  1. apply both standardised and non-standardised assessment procedures with clients and interpret clinical data using the International Classification of Functioning (ICF) framework and relevant Competency-Based Occupational Standards (CBOS) to support clinical decisions.
    • GA4:
  2. identify intervention targets and formulate intervention plans and implement intervention in line with relevant elements and Units of the Competency-Based Occupational Standards (CBOS) and evidence-based practice information
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  3. apply appropriate interpersonal communication skills and ethical behaviour with people in the clinical context at all times
    • GA6:
  4. produce effective intervention sessions that demonstrate use of evidence-based practice and International Classification of Functioning that lead to appropriate recommendations and referrals through professional reporting as summarized in the Competency-Based Occupational Standards (CBOS).
    • GA2:
    • GA4: