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AustralianUniversity Guide

including links to disability studies courses


FEATURED COURSES

Master of Health Sciences (Developmental Disability)

This course Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability) offers flexible education delivered online for busy professionals in the rapidly developing field of developmental disabilities - no attendance at the Sydney University campus is required. As Australia establishes the NDIS there will be an unprecedented need for well-trained, research-literate leaders in disability services and policy.
For further information about the course on the web at
http://sydney.edu.au/courses/Master-of-Health-Science-Developmental-Disability
For more information phone: 9351 9984 or apply here online.

Diploma of Disability (CHC50108)

New Online Offering 2014 – 31st March 2014

Face-to-face Delivery – 1st April 2014

Centre for Disability Studies, University of Sydney.

The Diploma of Disability is a specialised qualification for participants seeking a greater understanding of contemporary disability theory, policy and practice. The Diploma of Disability teaches modules in quality service provision, individualised and person-centred planning, positive behaviour support and communication, social skills and sexuality, vocational options and community living and advocacy and working effectively with families and covers sixteen units of competency. Participants develop knowledge and skills that they can apply immediately in the workplace. Participants will have the opportunity to develop networks and receive ongoing support and mentoring with CDS. Modules are taught by leading practitioners and researchers in the disability sector.

For Further Information and Details of How to Apply contact the Course Coordinator: Kylie Gorman +61 2 9036 3600 kylie.gorman@sydney.edu.au

Course Teachers
Costs and Enrolment
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Diploma of Community Services Work in Person Centredness

The new course intakes start on 31 March 2014.

Centre for Disability Studies, University of Sydney.

The Diploma of Community Services Work in Person Centredness provides participants with opportunities to develop competencies in person centred approaches. Strengths-based practice and values of inclusion are core elements of person centredness which is the foundation of providing the best possible support. Modules covered in the qualification include person centred perspectives, approaches, action, support and transformation of service systems. Social change and supporting community participation and inclusion are also covered. Participants will have the opportunity to develop networks and will receive ongoing support and mentoring with CDS. The Diploma of Community Services Work in Person Centredness is relevant to the community services sector as a whole and graduates with skills and qualifications in Person Centredness are in high demand.

For Further Information and Details of How to Apply contact the Course Coordinator: Kylie Gorman, Project Manager (Learning and Development) +61 2 9036 3600 kylie.gorman@sydney.edu.au

Course Teachers
Costs and Enrolment
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NEWSOUTH WALES


Australian Catholic University
web site 

University Of Sydney
 web site

Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Developmental Disability)

Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability)

          Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability) (Honours)

New Online Offering: Diploma of Community Services Work in Person Centredness Online (CHC50612)

The Centre for Disability Studies is an internationally recognised leader in the field of disability practice and research. The Centre for Disability Studies is pleased to offer the Diploma of Community Services Work in Person Centredness, a unique qualification that supports participants to transform their practices and organisations based on person centred principles, practices and approaches. The Diploma of Community Services Work in Person Centredness is an accredited qualification through SydneyLearning, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The University of Sydney.

Contact Lisa Hamilton lisa.hamilton@sydney.edu.au

For more information go to http://sydneylearning.nsw.edu.au/course/DCSP

University of Newcastle
web site

University of New South Wales
web site

VICTORIA


Deakin
University:

web site 

La TrobeUniversity:
web site  


Monash
University:

web site


RMIT
University:

 web site 


Swinburne
University of Technology:
web site 


The
University of Melbourne:
web site  


University
of Ballarat:
 web site 


Victoria
University of Technology:
web site  

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY


University
of Canberra 
web site  


NORTHERN TERRITORY


Charles
DarwinUniversity

web site  


QUEENSLAND


University
of Queensland
web site   

Queensland University of Technology
web site  

Griffith University
web site  


University of Southern Queensland 
web site 

JamesCookUniversity 
web site  

University of CentralQueensland
web site   


SOUTH AUSTRALIA


Flinders
University
web site 


The University of Adelaide South Australia
web site 


WESTERN AUSTRALIA


Curtin
University

web site  

EdithCowanUniversity

web site 


MurdochUniversity 
web site 

University of Western Australia

web site  


Global featured course:

Accessible to students everywhere

- suitable for people in rural and remote areas
- suitable for shift workers

On-line Master’s Degree in Developmental Disability

from the University of Sydney, Australia.

Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability)
- M.Hlth.Sc.(D.D.) by distance education

University of Sydney, Faculty of Health Sciences

Enrolment for new students for semester 1 2012 has a deadline November 30 2011.

www.sydney.edu.au/health_sciences/developmental_disability

The University of Sydney’s Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability) degree offers flexible multidisciplinary education delivered online for busy professionals in the rapidly developing field of developmental disabilities. 

This unique course was originally developed as a collaboration between the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Centre for Developmental Disability Studies in Sydney.  The program is now delivered by the Faculty of Health Sciences, which is home to a number of high profile developmental disability researchers, several of whom teach on the course.

The program provides the opportunity for practitioners from a range of medical, nursing, dental, allied health, social work, behavioural science, educational and other professions to develop specialist skills underpinned by theory, scholarship and research in the field of developmental disabilities.

Information for international students outside Australia

This course does not meet the CRICOS requirements for obtaining an Australian student visa, however international students can complete the course through a combination of online and distance modules from their home country.

More information: www.sydney.edu.au/health_sciences/developmental_disability

Developmental Disability Course Director:  Associate Professor Roger Stancliffe  roger.stancliffe@sydney.edu.au 


OTHER SPECIAL INTEREST COURSES

Masters Degree in Comparative International Disability Policy

The Master’s Degree in International Affairs in Comparative and International Disability Policy (CIDP) is the world’s first virtual Master’s programme on disability studies and public policy. At the forefront of technological innovation, the programme’s cyber infrastructure cuts across geographic boundaries, allowing faculty to teach and students to be taught entirely online. Anyone from around the world can apply for the CIDP Master's programme. The CIDP Master’s degree, offered by the School of International Service at American University, is the centrepiece programme of the Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP) for the ASEAN region, which is led by the Center for Research on Collaboratories and Technology Enhanced Learning Communities (COTELCO), a joint research center at American University and Syracuse University. More information: http://www.american.edu/sis/cidp/index.cfm


WHO: International Masters Degree in Mental Health Policy and Services

The International Masters Degree in Mental Health Policy and Services, an international course of study promoted by the New University of Lisbon, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), is now currently accepting applications for the academic year 2012-2013. The key goal of the Master Degree in International Mental Health Policy and Services (MHPS) is to build the capacity of mental health professionals to enable them to lead and contribute to conceiving, formulating, implementing and evaluating national mental health policy, legislation, services and care delivery. More information: http://www.fcm.unl.pt/immhps/



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