Planning and Integrating Intervention

Subject AUDI90034 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

Credit Points: 6.25
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:

Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 29-Feb-2016 to 29-May-2016
Assessment Period End 24-Jun-2016
Last date to Self-Enrol 11-Mar-2016
Census Date 31-Mar-2016
Last date to Withdraw without fail 06-May-2016

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours
Total Time Commitment:

85 hours


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Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Miss Meg Keage


Subject Overview:

This subject will discuss the rationale for different approaches to intervention in relation to evidence based practice. Goal setting and defining therapy outcomes will be discussed. In addition the evidence base for key ingredients such as dose and intensity will be discussed and the differences between efficacy and effectiveness and evidence vs practice will be debated. The subject will draw on students’ prior knowledge and clinical practice experience in the discussion of clinical reasoning in professional practice. The subject will involve lectures, self-directed and group learning.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject students should:

  • understand a range and type of intervention approaches,
  • be able to critically appraise the levels of evidence for various therapy approaches
  • be able to adapt/modify best practice intervention approaches in response to local existing conditions

Oral Presentation of appraisal of intervention approach (10 mins) in weeks 5 & 6 - 20%

Written Assignment (1000 words) in week 10 - 30%

Case based written exam (1.5 hours) - 50%

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On completion of this subject students should show:

  • an ability to evaluate and synthesise information in a flexible manner
  • a capacity to articulate their knowledge in both oral and written formats
Links to further information:
Related Course(s): Master of Speech Pathology

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