This is a course on fundamental aspects of rehabilitation. It is designed for people governed by and interested in rehabilitation. Other professionals in the Health and Social Services professions may find the course relevant.
Overall objectives of the program
The overall objectives of the training are to enhance:
• sensitize professionals to issues of rehabilitation
• knowledge of rehabilitation
• understanding of rehabilitation
- Psychology practitioners
- Psychology professionals
- Psychology students
- Counseling professionals
- Counseling practitioners
- Students in Counseling
- Other related and interested practitioners, professionals & students
This is a self-paced online course. Those who wish to engage in discussions may do so through the Fundamentals of Rehabilitation course forum.
- Chapter 2 of the Constitution (http://www.info.gov.za/documents/constitution/1996/96cons2.htm)
- WHO is guiding and supporting countries to scale up public health programmes that promote rehabilitation and make assistive devices available to persons with disabilities http://www.who.int/disabilities/introduction/en/index.html
- Beth Loy, Ph.D. and John Greer, M.S. ERGONOMICS IN THE WORKPLACE: A Resource Guide. http://www.jan.wvu.edu/media/ergo.html
- HPCSA Ethical Code: Ethical rules Annex 11-12; Ethical rules Annex 12 Vocational evaluation as a career. (Careers in Rehabilitation) http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G1-12450542.html
- Careers in rehabilitation psychology. (Careers in Rehabilitation) http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G1-12450532.html
- Promoting the employability and employment of people with disabilities through effective legislation (Southern Africa) – South Africa. http://www.ilo.org/public/english/employment/skills/disability/publ/index.htm
- Poverty and Disability: http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0825/is_3_70/ai_n6237484/pg_1
- SA Dept of Labour Code of Good Practice on Disability in the workplace: http://www.labour.gov.za/legislation/code_display.jsp?id=8529&programme_id=2670 : ATTACHED UNDER RESOURCES Suggested Readings
- The NeuroScience Center of Indianapolis http://www.neuroscience.cnter.com/clinical_treatment_facility.html
- Computer assistive technology for people who have disabilities: computer adaptations and modifications: http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0825/is_3_70/ai_n6237489
INSTANT FEEDBACK! The examination for this course consists of 30 multiple-choice questions. Candidates must complete the examination within 90 days from the date of registration. Three attempts are allowed without having to pay additional registration fee. After 90 days or 3 unsuccessful attempts at the examination, candidates are required to pay another registration fee. Candidates may download the examination and do it off-line and then submit it online. There is no restriction of how long you may sit for the examination.
A minimum of 70% is required for successful completion of the course. A certificate will be awarded to those who achieve this goal.
A non-refundable fee of R 684.00. Candidates may repeat the examination up to 3 times at no additional cost.
All candidates will have an opportunity to evaluate the course at the end of the examination.