In this course, students discuss the responsibility of the Developmental Services Worker to teach acceptable social and sexual behaviour. Social skill development and techniques, vulnerability, sexual rights, inappropriate sexual behaviour, sexual counselling models and legal and ethical responsibilities are examined. Ethics of Touch is studied. Students investigate the prevention, recognition, reporting of, and support of individuals where abuse is alleged.
Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.