Version Effective: 25th of June, 2019
Version Effective: 25th of June, 2019

PDC61662 - Sexuality Issues of Women with Disabilities

Course Details

Course Summary

Sexuality issues are regularly disregarded by professionals when people present with disabling physical and neurological conditions. Increasing recognition in many fields of health regarding the legitimacy and extent to which sexuality is a concern in different areas of service provision has led to a demand to discuss women’s disabilities and the inevitable effects on their sexual responsiveness. This online Short Course will provide practice considerations when working with women with disabilities to provide effective support to clients and their relatives The course will also provide guidance on how to address sexuality issues in a respectful manner and not shy away from discussing people with disabilities’ vulnerability to sexual violence. Human rights principles of dignity, equality and mutual respect along with promoting the rights of clients are examined. 

The fee for this short course will be $90.00.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

For direct access to the course, visit https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/

Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Community Services
  • Health

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 4 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Course Structure

4 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand  the conceptualisation of ‘disability’
  2. Identify overt and covert discrimination in relation to sexuality
  3. Describe different facets of sexual coercion
  4. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of classification systems
  5. Identify barriers to help-seeking
  6. Describe the elements of the treatment model ‘disability-affirmative therapy’.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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