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Rehabilitation Studies

147.101 Rehabilitation Studies15 credits
An introduction to the principles and practices of rehabilitation. The processes of rehabilitation are explored with particular reference to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). Emphasis is placed on exploring a person-centred approach to rehabilitation.
147.102 Mental Health and Society15 credits
The course provides an introduction to mental health and illness with a focus on New Zealand society. Attention is given to the social context of mental health and wellbeing, including the impact of inequalities on mental health, and the experience of stigma for those with a mental illness.
147.201 Issues in Rehabilitation15 credits
A study of major issues related to rehabilitation processes and practices. Students will examine rehabilitation in relation to personal, social and environmental factors and be introduced to terms, concepts and models related to disability, age, gender, culture, legal and political contexts, family and society, advocacy and inclusion.
147.202 Mental Health Promotion15 credits
The course covers the rationale and principles of promoting mental health in Aotearoa New Zealand and globally. Attention is given to key concepts and frameworks underpinning this area of practice.
147.302 Alcohol and Drug Use15 credits
The course focuses on alcohol and drug use in New Zealand, including biophysical, psychological and social aspects; the epidemiology of drug use and associated problems, including legal and public policy responses. An overview of interventions required to reduce harmful psychological, medical and social impacts is provided with particular emphasis on harm reduction and health promotion as intervention tools.
147.303 Case Mgnt & Rehabilitation Counselling15 credits
An investigation of the major theories, frameworks, support systems and practices employed in rehabilitation counselling, case management, and vocational rehabilitation. Emphasis is placed on assessment, vocational and avocational rehabilitation, and interprofessional practice.

Health

147.304 Health Services Navigation15 credits
A critical examination of health services navigation and the role of navigators/connectors within complex health services systems.
147.317 Disability in Society15 credits
This course examines the social and political context in which disability is created in contemporary society. Topics covered include models of disability, the disability industry, the disability rights movement, the body, cultural and media representations and the politics of disablement.
147.333 Health and Ageing15 credits
This course offers an examination of research, recent policy initiatives and theoretical knowledge related to health and well-being of New Zealand's ageing population.

Rehabilitation Studies

147.701 Rehabilitation Theory and Practice30 credits
Rehabilitation theory, process and practice in physical, social and vocational rehabilitation are examined. Models of rehabilitation are investigated alongside theories and models of health and disability, advocacy and person-centred rehabilitation.
147.703 Vocational and Rehabilitation Counselling30 credits
A thorough investigation of the major theories, frameworks, support systems and practices employed in rehabilitation counselling, case management, and vocational rehabilitation. Emphasis is placed on assessment, vocational and avocational rehabilitation, injury management and interprofessional practice.
147.704 Drugs and Society30 credits
This course explores the historical relationship between drugs and society, identifying fundamental patterns in the development of current international approaches to drug control, treatment and rehabilitation, reviewing evidence both for and against these approaches, and illustrating their ramifications for treatment and rehabilitation programmes.
147.799 Research Report (30)30 credits
147.816 Thesis 120 Credit Part 160 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
147.817 Thesis 120 Credit Part 260 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
147.900 PhD Rehabilitation120 credits

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