Hearing Therapy Training (Advanced Skills in Aural Rehabilitation)
Oct 22nd - All Day
Oct 23rd - All Day
Jan 05th - All Day
Feb 04th - All Day
This module is available to all professionals working in the field of Rehabilitative Audiology or have an interest in developing their skills in this area.
The module provides an opportunity to bridge the gap between theoretical audiology and real world practice.
Participants will gain an understanding of the concepts and methods of adult rehabilitation and develop specialist skills in aural rehabilitation. This module will also support existing professional training routes, by providing additional skills in understanding and working with the psychological and social impact of hearing loss.
Introduction to Counselling & Communication Skills
Use of Research Evidence
Psychological & Social Impacts on hearing Function
Health Status Measures
Holistic Approaches to Helping
Auditory Interventions and Speech Cues
Theory of Change
Solution Focused Therapy
Decision Making tools and their Application
The Role of Networks and Support Systems
Mentoring, Support and Supervision.
Target audience and entry requirements.
The module is aimed at registered audiologists, clinical scientists and others wishing to further their knowledge in the area of reha-bilitative audiology.
As the course is delivered via blended learning, access to an inter-net connection and a web browser are required.
Learning includes 5 face to face taught days in two blocks, on cam-pus at the University of Manchester, (three days in semester one and two days in semester two). Commencing October 2015. The unit will also be supported by on-line learning, directed and related reading and self-directed study
For advice on course content contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
For those clinicians practicing in the North West of England
funding is provided by Health Education North West and is available via CPD apply.
For admission details contact
Robert White Robert.email@example.com 0161 275 2585
To apply for this course please follow the link below
School website: http://www.psych-sci.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/professionaltraining/audiologyshortcourses/
The module consists of 13 topics delivered via face to face workshops and on-line learning. Stu-dents who wish to be awarded 15 credits at Masters Level will be required to complete and pass the following assignments:-
Video assessment of a practical demonstration using counselling and communication skills.
Written assignment demonstrating critical evaluation and reflection upon video performance.
Written assignment demonstrating critical analysis of audiological practice.
The course will delivered by Dr Helen Pryce and Mrs Becky Midwinter.