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DIS3104 Community and Professional Values and Disability
Credit Points: 15

This unit introduces important human service principles including social role valorisation/normalisation, as it has been developed by Professor Wolf Wolfensberger, and the PASSING evaluation instrument. The implications of SRV for people, human services and society will be examined including: the least restrictive alternative; the developmental principle; the dignity of risk; and the movement to establish natural supports for, and empowerment of, people with disabilities and their families.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
SMDISDisability Major
MIDISDisability Minor
MADISDisability Major
R44Professional Certificate in Disability Studies
MASJPASocial Justice and Public Advocacy Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 18/11/2004