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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 - DescriptionSPSC420 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.
Hua Akoranga/ Learning OutcomesIntended 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
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Wātaka - TimetableMonday/ Rātū 1pm-3.50pm Ernest Rutherford 460
Kairuruku Akoranga - Course Co-ordinatorDean Sutherland, PhDWaea - Phone: 03 369-5090Īmēra - Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgKaiako / LecturerKatrina McGarrTari – Office: Room 322 Psychology BuildingWaea – Phone: 03 369-0882Īmēra – email: Katrina.email@example.comWā Tari - Office hours: Please email or see me during classes to make an appointment.
Aromatawai - AssessmentSee 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)
Pukapuka matua / Textbook and ReadingsA variety of required readings will be presented during the course. Links to these will typically be made available via LEARN.
Domestic fee $1,158.00
International fee $5,250.00
* 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.
This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.
Maximum enrolment is 60
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