OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY: ENABLING CHANGE D (YOUTH)

OCT5ECD

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this five week subject students will expand and extend their knowledge and skills gained in OCT5ECC. Students will describe, critique and apply principles of assessment, intervention and case management for youth related to their capacities to engage in activities, occupations and participation in community life. Intervention principles will incorporate those aimed at personal recovery and / or adaption, as well as environmental supports and barriers, including advocacy, organisational change and environmental adaption. Students will develop, articulate and justify through written and verbal presentations, evidence based OT assessments and interventions. In this subject students will have the opportunity to continue to develop and demonstrate effective communication and collaboration, as well as investigative and critical thinking skills.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSiann Bowman

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed OCT4ECA, OCT5ECB and OCT5ECC and enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHSOT, HZHSOB, - BHlthSci and M Occupational Therapy Practice, HMOTH, HMOTPB - Master of Occupational Therapy Practice, SZPSOT - Bachelor of Psychological Science/Master of Occupational Therapy Practice

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects Prior to 2011 the subject code for this subject was OCT5ECC.

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Must be enrolled in one of the following courses, HZHSOT, HZHSOB, HMOTH, HMOTPB, SZPSOT

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Investigate a range of occupational models, choose and justify the selection of a particular occupational model to guide youth intervention processes.

Activities:
As part of the oral presentation, and associated written plan, the students learn to identify, apply and justify occupational models in their intervention planning

02. Analyse cases involving young people to select and apply appropriate practice models to guide intervention choices

Activities:
Professional concepts seminar: Scoring and interpreting standardised assessments

03. Critically analyse complex cases, and justify the selection, administration and interpretation of assessments for young people

Activities:
Professional Concepts seminar: Administration of assessments suitable for use with youth and adolescents, eg #mental health risk assessment# standard procedures with all clients.

04. Design intervention plans that integrate personal and contextual factors related to each young person including their physical, institutional, social and cultural environments.

Activities:
Oral presentation of clinical intervention plans for complex youth cases

05. Demonstrate professional reasoning to design, advocate & develop structured occupational interventions for complex cases involving young people

Activities:
Presentation of weekly intervention plan

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Week 11-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSiann Bowman

Class requirements

Practical Week: 11 - 26
One 2.5 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Weeks 11-16"

Seminar Week: 11 - 26
Two 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Weeks 11-16"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 3,000 word evidence-based essay (individual)60 01, 02, 04, 05
Two x 20 minute team oral presentationsStudents work in pairs20 02, 03, 04
2 written team intervention plans (750 words per student per plan)Hurdle-activity to support clinical justification of evidence to support oral presentation20 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Week 11-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSiann Bowman

Class requirements

Practical Week: 11 - 26
Five 2.5 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
"weeks 11-16 Block 1 across 3 sites week 22-26 Block 2 across 3 sites"

Seminar Week: 11 - 26
Five 2.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
"weeks 11-16 Block 1 across 3 sites weeks 22-26 Block 2 across 3 sites"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 3,000 word evidence-based essay (individual)60 01, 02, 04, 05
Two x 20 minute team oral presentationsStudents work in pairs20 02, 03, 04
2 written team intervention plans (750 words per student per plan)Hurdle-activity to support clinical justification of evidence to support oral presentation20 02, 03, 04