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SPE2106 Treatment Principles
Credit Points: 15
SPE2104 Analysis of Sensorimotor Systems
SPE2105 Clinical Decision Support Systems: Activity, Participation and Contextual Factors

This unit introduces students to the principles underlying intervention in speech pathology across the different domains of the World Health Organisation (WHO) International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health framework (ICF). It considers treatment at the level of impairment, activity/participation and environment, including approaches to management of psychosocial issues encountered by individuals with communication and swallowing disorders and their families. Collaborative goal-setting and client/family-centred frameworks will be a focus and students will explore different modes of treatment delivery, including through groups, teams and interprofessionally, in a variety of social and geographical settings. 

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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: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014