REHB 6014


Course Level


Offered Externally


Course ID


Unit Value


University-wide elective course

First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Course aim

Enable students to develop the knowledge, skills and expertise necessary to undertake a community needs assessment and plan a substantial collaborative project with a community agency.

Course content

Philosophical and theoretical basis for collaborative and participatory community practice. Processes and strategies relevant to community need assessment. Liaison with community based agencies to undertake project scoping and community needs assessment. Project management skills. Proposal writing. Ethical issues and dilemmas in community work.


Talbot, L & Verrinder, G 2018, Promoting health: The primary health care approach, 6th edn, Elsevier Australia, Marrickville, NSW


Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 6005 Occupational Therapy Field Practice 2
REHB 5070 Occupational Therapy Field Practice 1

The community participatory practice projects that students carry out in this course required a high level of professional practice, self-management, communication, implementation and evaluation skills and are a step up form their previous field practice experience. Students need to display competence in these skills in their precursor field practice placements to ensure safe and effective practice for this placement.


Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 6012 Enabling Occupation 4

Teaching method

Component Duration
Clinical 200 hours x -
Tutorial 12 hours x 2 weeks
Tutorial (Project development) 3 hours x 8 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Portfolio, Presentation, Proposal


EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

Course Coordinators

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Degrees this course is offered in

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