MO1008 - Child Development
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This module has been developed specifically for allied health professionals in the
following professions; Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology.
This module explores child development within the domains of physical, cognitive,
psychosocial and communicative development. Participants will be guided to review
current child services in their local area, identify child assessments, and develop
an evidence-based intervention plan for a child client, utilising effective communication
within an interprofessional team.
- Demonstrate an understanding of typical and atypical child development;
- Identify services, networks and pathways to external or specialist services in your
local area to recognise the roles of the allied health professionals in these services
(particularly occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech pathology);
- Design and implement an evidence-based interprofessional intervention plan for a child
with, or at risk of, developmental disruption or delay, who lives in a rural or remote
context, in consideration of current service gaps in your local area.
||Participants are responsible for ensuring they are practicing in accordance with the
regulatory instruments of their specific allied health profession, within their own
personal scope of practice and experience level and in accordance with the policies
of their employer. This module requires access to a paediatric patient or consumer
population, so as to demonstrate achievement of module outcomes in the appropriate
Study Period 12
|Census Date 11-Feb-2019
- 22 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activities
||assessments 1) presentation (must pass) 2) intervention plan report (must pass).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest