YSR827 - Assessment Approaches in Rehabilitation

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Subject Title
Assessment Approaches in Rehabilitation

Subject Description
This subject discusses various theories of assessment in the field of rehabilitation. Students are introduced to assessment terminology and the administration, application and interpretation of evaluation tools. Biases and ethics in testing are also reviewed.

Credit Status
One Credit towards the York/Seneca Rehabilitation Services Certificate

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Gain a broad understanding of the rehabilitation theories of assessment.

2. Demonstrate knowledge of assessment tools and their reliability and validity.

3. Demonstrate an understanding of the administration, application and interpretation of standardized tools.

4. Identify ethical issues in testing.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Successful completion of Year I subjects

Topic Outline
Introduction/Theories of Assessment
Assessment Overview

    Transferable Skills Analysis
    Vocational Testing
    Psycho-vocational Testing
    Neuropsychological Testing
    Psycho-educational Testing
    Functional Abilities Evaluation
    Ergonomic Assessment
    In-home Assessment
    Job Analysis

Administration and Interpretation of Standardized Tools
Ethical Issues

Mode of Instruction
Lectures, Group discussions, Independent study

Prescribed Texts
No Prescribed Text

Reference Material

Required Supplies

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
A student must successfully complete all segments of a subject in order to earn a passing grade. For further information on evaluation and academic standing, see a copy of the Academic Policy available at Seneca Registration offices.

Grading is based on the following marking scheme: 
Assignment                                        10%
In-classAssignment                            10%
Presentation                                      15%
Pop Quizzes                                       10%
Mid Term Test                                    20%
Final Exam                                         35%
Total                                                 100%

Approved by: Lisa Somers