REHA 2014 Recreational Therapy Assessment
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 401399
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Description Students will be required to complete an 80-hour industry based placement as part of the assessment requirements for this subject. This subject focuses on advanced study in the theoretical and practical aspects of procedures necessary for assessment, planning, implementation, management and evaluation specific to recreational therapy services. Students will learn how to apply assessments in all domains of health, for example psychological, physical, social, emotional, cognitive and leisure to further develop their recreational therapy assessment and evaluation skills.
School Health Sciences
Discipline Rehabilitation Therapies, Not Elsewhere Classified.
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject
Pre-requisite(s) REHA 1007
Equivalent Subjects REHA 3036 Workplace Learning 2
Students must be enrolled in B Health Science in the Recreational Therapy testamur major. This is a specialty subject offered as a compulsory core subject of Bachelor of Health Science-Therapeutic Recreation program. It is profession-specific, preparing students to practice as a recreation therapist and not relevant or appropriate as an elective for non-recreational therapy students.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Conduct an interview and record findings in a format appropriate for entry into health records
- Examine and judiciously select and evaluate evidence-based recreational therapy assessment instruments used to determine physical, cognitive, emotional, and social functioning of clients
- Conduct and interpret individual assessments based on appropriate models of practice and in line with appropriate ethical standards as espoused by the profession
- Collect and analyse data to monitor progress of goals
5.Teaching and learning principles
6.Communication with clients
Special Requirements - NSW Health Legislative Prerequisites Pre-requisites
Student Compliance Information for all Health-Related Placements
Prior to enrolling in this subject, students must have submitted a Student Undertaking Form and undertake to apply for a National Police Check, which is required to be submitted before placement, and a Working with Children Check Student Declaration. Use the link to the Special Requirements webpage below for more information.
To be eligible to enrol in this subject and complete any required health-related placements or experiences, students must meet Western Sydney University program requirements as well as any special, legislated, or policy-mandated requirements.
Western Program Requirements
Visit the Special Requirements webpage for details about your program.
Mandatory NSW Health student placement policy requirements
To be able to undertake placement in any NSW Health facility you must be assessed as compliant with NSW Health student placement policy in the first year of your program, regardless of when you expect to go on your first placement. Access and read the NSW Student Compliance Information Booklet.
Please ensure that you
- Find your existing National Police Check or apply for one
- Gather documentary evidence of your vaccination history
- Print and compete all relevant NSW Health forms relevant to the campus you are enrolled at or online enrolment requirements
- Follow booklet instructions on how to have your compliance documents assessed by NSW health staff.
International students have additional requirements; the link to the booklet will inform you of these requirements.
Contact your School for further details regarding your School’s requirements, if any, such as
- If you live outside of NSW or Australia and need to meet your state, territory or country’s compliance requirements
- If you need to meet different state, territory or country compliance requirements.
- NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) or other state equivalent, valid for your entire program.
- Current approved first aid certificate valid for your entire program - approved program providers can be found at the Government Training website
- Other non-health related requirements.
Student Compliance Resources are also available on the Placements Hub web page (NSW students only)
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Case Study||1,000 words||30||N||Individual|
|Professional Placement Performance||80 hrs (2 weeks) field placement||S/U||Y||Individual|
Sydney City Campus - Term 2 (2023)
Subject Contact Andrey Zheluk Opens in new window
Subject Contact Arianne Reis Opens in new window
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