Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: The supervised placement will take place over a 4 week period (total of 20 days). |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||All other subjects in this course must be successfully completed prior to undertaking the supervised placement.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||N/A|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||N/A|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website : http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorMs Margaret Sahhar
Ms Margaret Sahhar
|Subject Overview:||Supervisors will be social workers, certified genetic counsellors and/or associate genetic counsellors. During the placement, students will be expected to work with other members of the multi-disciplinary team, including dietitians, OTs and scientific laboratory staff. There will be regular supervision sessions during the placement. Students will complete set tasks and demonstrate an ability to: |
Independent work with supervision will also be undertaken in selected cases, including:
|Objectives:||Students will complete set tasks and demonstrate an ability to: |
|Assessment:||Supervisor and student will together complete an assessment of the students participation at the end of the placement. The assessment will address issues of theoretical knowledge, personal development, task achievement, understanding of and ability to work in the system and within a multi-disciplinary system. Assessment will be pass or fail.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Graduate Diploma in Genetic Counselling |
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