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SPE3110 Professional Issues in Speech Pathology
Credit Points: 15
SPE1101 Professional Standards and Competencies

This unit prepares students for their role as a speech pathologist in a multidisciplinary health team, and focusses on counselling skills necessary for speech pathology practice. Students will learn how to make specialised contributions to diverse teams in public and private speech pathology practices in a variety of urban, rural and cultural contexts. Issues relating to the nature of team dynamics and management of conflict resolution within these settings will be covered. Through skills training in counselling, students will learn to understand and practice how to address some of the issues that individuals with communication impairment may face.  

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
Y02Bachelor of Speech Pathology
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011