SPSC420-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022

Professional Studies 1

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 21 February 2022
End Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 6 March 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 15 May 2022

Description

SPSC420 explores current issues related to culturally-responsive and ethical clinical and research practices. This includes a focus on the provision of Speech-language therapy services in a bi-cultural context and engaging and supporting individuals and whanau representing the multi-cultures living in Aotearoa - New Zealand. Topics covered include te Tiriti o Waitangi; ethical practices; family systems approaches, and; models of counselling.

Whakamahuki - Description

SPSC420 explores current issues related to culturally-responsive and ethical clinical and research practices. This includes a focus on the provision of Speech-language therapy services in a bi-cultural context and engaging and supporting individuals and whānau representing the multi-cultures living in Aotearoa - New Zealand. Topics covered include Te Tiriti o Waitangi; ethical practices; family systems approaches, and models of counselling.

Learning Outcomes

Hua Akoranga/ Learning Outcomes

Intended learning outcomes represent what you should know and/or be able to do as a result of active engagement in the learning processes during SPSC420. Below is a table that represents the intended learning outcomes of this course, along with the associated learning method(s) and assessment task(s).

1. Develop knowledge and awareness of your own culture.

2. Describe the historical socio-cultural-political context of Aotearoa New Zealand, including te Tiriti o Waitangi, and the meaning of this for Speech-language therapy clinical and research practices.

3. Demonstrate understanding of pōwhiri and marae protocols including introducing yourself using mihimihi.

4. Critically reflect on the NZSTA code of ethics and general principles of ethical conduct of speech-language therapists.

5. Integrate knowledge of ethical principles with theoretical ethical frameworks, and use this to formulate responses to ethical dilemma encountered in clinical practice.

6. Demonstrate understanding a variety of interpersonal counselling and coaching techniques.

7. Demonstrate an understanding of family systems approach to speech-language therapy practice.

These learning outcomes will be achieved by:

 Engaging in discussions and activities during lectures.
 Reading, reflecting on, and discussing assigned readings and online resources
 Preparation of assignments

Prerequisites

Equivalent Courses

CMDS420

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 460
21 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun

Timetable Note

Wātaka - Timetable

Monday/ Rātū 1pm-3.50pm Ernest Rutherford 460

Course Coordinator

Dean Sutherland

Lecturer

Katrina McGarr

Kairuruku Akoranga - Course Co-ordinator

Dean Sutherland, PhD
Waea - Phone: 03 369-5090
Īmēra - Email: dean.sutherland@canterbury.ac.nz

Kaiako / Lecturer

Katrina McGarr
Tari – Office: Room 322 Psychology Building
Waea – Phone: 03 369-0882
Īmēra – email: Katrina.mcgarr@canterbury.ac.nz
Wā Tari - Office hours: Please email or see me during classes to make an appointment.

Assessment

Aromatawai - Assessment

See Assessment information on Learn for full descriptions.

 Case study of an individualised model of support and care - based on Māori, Pasifika and other
   models of care (including brief in-class presentation) (40%).
      o Presentation due Monday 14th March – in class.
      o Assignment due Friday 1st April – 10pm.

 Ethics assignment (30%) due Friday 13th May (10pm)

 Counselling and coaching assignment (30%) due Friday 3rd June (10pm)

Textbooks / Resources

Pukapuka matua / Textbook and Readings
A variety of required readings will be presented during the course. Links to these will typically be made available via LEARN.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,127.00

International fee $5,063.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 60

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the departments and faculties page .

All SPSC420 Occurrences

  • SPSC420-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022