OCCUPATION FOCUSED ASSESSMENT & INTERVENTION

OCT5OTB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will critically examine conceptual practice models used in occupational therapy and underpinning clinical reasoning processesStudents review occupation-focused models of practice and the thinking behind using theories in practice; evaluate occupation-focused tools and practices; and reflect on contextual issues related to taking an occupational perspective in contemporary practice settings.Students will also have opportunities to work together to develop presentations and written resources to support their own occupation-focused practice.



SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTracy Fortune

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Subject offered contingent upon sufficient enrolments. Must have completed a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or equivalent.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSubject Learning Manual and reading materials provided onlinePrescribedTBATBA
ReadingsConceptual foundations of occupational therapy. (4th Edition).RecommendedKielhofner, G. K.PHILADEPHIA FA, DAVIS, 2009.
ReadingsEnabling occupation IIRecommendedTownsend, E.A and Polatajko, H.J.CAOT PUBLICATIONA ACE, 2007.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Articulate and critique differing perspectives of occupation-focused practice and the ways in which the underpinning reasoning processes guide practice.

Activities:
Reading, reflective activities and contributions to online discussion

02. Evaluate and differentiate current occupation-focused models of practice used in occupational therapy, and reflect upon how they may contribute to taking an occupational perspective in contemporary practice settings.

Activities:
Reading, reflective activities and contributions to online discussion

03. Evaluate and synthesise evidence on selected occupation-focused tools used to explore and understand clients' occupation related circumstances and challenges.

Activities:
Reading, critique of evidence, presentation and peer-led online discussion

04. Identify and reflect on how contextual issues influence adopting a client-centred and occupational perspective in contemporary practice.

Activities:
Reading, reflective activities and contributions to online discussion

05. Demonstrate advanced skills in articulating your knowledge of occupation and occupation-focused practices through presentations and the development of written resources to support their own occupation-focused practice.

Activities:
Presentation; and preparation of instructional resources for use in a contemporary practice setting

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2018, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTracy Fortune

Class requirements

Directed Reading
Six 5.0 hours directed reading per study period and delivered via online.
"6 x online study modules comprising reading and participation in facilitated discussion forums. Equivalent to 30 hours of class based activities."

Scheduled Online Class
Six 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period and delivered via online.
"Delivered via web conferencing tool (Collaborate)."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online discussion contributionsHurdle: Reflective learning activity re occupation focused practice20 01, 02, 03
one 3,000-word written assignment70 01, 02, 04, 05
one 30-minute presentation (pairs)10 03, 05