ENABLING CHANGE: MENTAL HEALTH ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

OCT4ECM

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this 10 week subject students will describe, apply and critique principles of engagement, assessment and intervention for people experiencing mental health conditions that promote their capacity to participate in their usual occupations. Clinical reasoning skills in mental health practice will be established. Therapeutic communication, reflection and consumer participation in teaching will promote effective selection of intervention principles focusing on the use of meaningful occupation, incorporating environmental supports and exhibiting a deep understanding of barriers (advocacy, organisational change, environmental adaptation).

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorSiann Bowman

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZHOT, HZHOTB Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Occupational Therapy Practice OR must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMOTH and HMOTPB Master of Occupational Therapy Practice. Must have passed OCT4ECP.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Specialized knowledge and skills for research, professional practice and further learning in the area of mental ill health and mental illness.

Activities:
Intervention plan, occupational story/community participation assignment, oral assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. An integrated understanding of the complex body of knowledge in the area of occupational therapy practice in mental health.

Activities:
Intervention plan, occupational story/community participation assessment, oral assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

03. Analyse critically and evaluate information, problems, concepts and theories in the area of occupational therapy mental health practice.

Activities:
Intervention plan, first person account analysis video, occupational story/community participation assessment, oral assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

04. Critically apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a learner throughout the subject.

Activities:
Intervention plan, First Person Account analysis, occupational story/community participation assessment, oral assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

05. Select and justify the use of occupational therapy conceptual and practice models to guide assessment and intervention for people experiencing occupational participation restriction due to mental illness.

Activities:
Intervention plan, occupational story/participation assignment, oral assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

06. Understand, critique and apply assessment principles relating to functional impairment, activity limitations and participation restriction for people living with mental illness.

Activities:
Intervention plan, first person account analysis, occupational story/community participation, oral assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Week 22-35, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNerida Hyett

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 22 - 30
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Problem Based Learning Week: 22 - 30
One 4.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 22 - 29
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 30 - 30
Four 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"VC to Bendigo"

Examination Week: 31 - 31
One 8.0 hours examination per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Oral presentations 15 minutes per student"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 22 - 31
Five 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via online.
"OCT5PPA"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Intervention Plan (1500 word equivalent)Oral intervention plan completed during Scenario Based Learning 10 minute oral per student (500 word equivalent) plus 1000 word written plan.20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Case Formulation (500 words)Online learning activity. Hurdle Requirement : Students must pass this task in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
First person account analysis video presentation and a written reflection (850 word equivalent)Students read an autobiographical account of the experience of mental illness, then produce a 7 minute video (350 words) plus a 500 word reflection10 03, 04, 06
Occupational Story/Community Participation essay (2000 words)Students complete a 2000 word essay. 30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Scenario based learning (SBL) (900 words)Students must complete two 450 word wikis. Hurdle Requirement : Students must pass this task in order to pass the subject.10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Viva Oral Assessment and written intervention plan (2000 words)Oral presentation 15 minutes per student (750 word equivalent) plus 1250 written word intervention plan.30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2018, Week 22-35, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSiann Bowman

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 22 - 30
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Problem Based Learning Week: 22 - 30
One 4.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 22 - 29
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 30 - 30
Four 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"VC to Bendigo"

Examination Week: 31 - 31
One 8.0 hours examination per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Oral presentations 15 minutes per student"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 22 - 31
Five 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via online.
"OCT5PPA"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Intervention Plan (1500 word equivalent)Oral intervention plan completed during Scenario Based Learning 10 minute oral per student (500 word equivalent) plus 1000 word written plan.20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Case Formulation (500 words)Online learning activity. Hurdle Requirement : Students must pass this task in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
First person account analysis video presentation and a written reflection (850 word equivalent)Students read an autobiographical account of the experience of mental illness, then produce a 7 minute video (350 words) plus a 500 word reflection10 03, 04, 06
Occupational Story/Community Participation essay (2000 words)Students complete a 2000 word essay. 30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Scenario based learning (SBL) (900 words)Students must complete two 450 word wikis. Hurdle Requirement : Students must pass this task in order to pass the subject.10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Viva Oral Assessment and written intervention plan (2000 words)Oral presentation 15 minutes per student (750 word equivalent) plus 1250 written word intervention plan.30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06