This 30-point distance-taught paper is intended for those working with or interested in supporting children and their families in their management of child-related health and disability issues. Core content includes interprofessional frameworks for health and disability, family-centred practices, lifespan trajectories and models of service delivery. Interprofessional and evidence-based practices are emphasized while all assignments are individual and applied to student-led areas of enquiry. The course is ideal for health professionals, consumers, advocates, managers and policy makers from health, education or community settings. Teaching methods are remote but highly interactive. Skills developed include finding relevant research evidence quickly; evidence-informed project management; advanced written and oral communication to diverse audiences; networking with current and future sector leaders.
Tutor: Dr Fiona (Fi) Graham
Fi is an occupational therapist committed to improving opportunities for participation for children and families. She has worked clinically in health and education settings with children specialising in neurodisability and its life-impacts. Her research centres on effective ways of working with caregivers of children with disabilities to create more enabling contexts for children.
Course commences week of July 6th. Enrol by June 25 to avoid late enrolment.
- Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,857.50
- International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,363.00