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Rethinking Disability

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Topics Covered
  • Differences between the Medical and Social Models of disability
  • The damaging impact of stigma, stereotypes and misconceptions
  • Issues surrounding invisible disabilities, including mental health
  • The right for everyone to work and the role of the Rehabilitation Counsellor
  • The benefits for enabling participation for everyone in our society
  • Strategies to support a return to work following injury or disability
  • Support mechanisms, including assistive technology and workplace culture
  • Case study reflections to challenge traditional thinking about disability in the workplace
  • rehabilition counsellors and allied health professionals in related disciplines, such as physiotherapy, exercise physiology, occupational therapy, human resources, social work or psychology
  • people with disabilities, work-related injuries or social disadvantage
  • professionals in government on policy relating to employment, disability and social welfare
  • professionals in trade unions and industrial relations
  • professionals in personal injury insurance.

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Length 2 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Apr 29 (earlier today)
Cost $59
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Instructors Vanette McLennan, Julia Bloom, Christine Randall
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Language English
Tags Health & Psychology

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Rating Not enough ratings
Length 2 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Apr 29 (earlier today)
Cost $59
From Griffith University via FutureLearn
Instructors Vanette McLennan, Julia Bloom, Christine Randall
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Tags Health & Psychology

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