OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY: ENABLING CHANGE D (YOUTH)

OCT5ECD

2015

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:
Oral presentation

02. Analyse cases involving children and youth to select and apply appropriate paediatric professional practice models to guide intervention choices.

Activities:
Professional concepts seminar: Scoring and interpreting standardized assessments

03. Critically analyse complex cases, and apply principles of measurement and assessment to justify the selection, administration and interpretation of assessments for children and youth.

Activities:
Professional concepts seminar: Undertaking a mental health risk assessment

04. Design an intervention that integrates personal and contextual factors related to particular youth including their physical, institutional, social and cultural environments.

Activities:
Oral presentation

05. Apply professional reasoning to design, advocate & develop structured occupational interventions for complex cases involving children and youth.

Activities:
Presentation of weekly intervention plan

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Week 11-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCheryl Neilson

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 11 - 26
Two 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 11 to week 26 and delivered via online.

Seminar Week: 11 - 26
Six 2.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 11 - 26
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 11 - 26
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 4,000 word evidence-based essay completed in pairs (2,000 words per student60 01, 02, 04, 05
two oral presentations equiv. to 2,000 words per student (Hurdle-2 written intervention plans 500wdsHurdle-2 written intervention plans 500words each40 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2015, Week 11-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCheryl Neilson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 11 - 26
One 1.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Block 1 - wk 11-16 Blcok 2 - wk 22-26"

Practical Week: 11 - 26
One 2.0 hours practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Block 1 - wk 11-16 Block 2 - wk 22-26"

Seminar Week: 11 - 26
Six 2.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Block 1 - wk 11-16 Block 2 - wk 22-26"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 11 - 26
Two 1.0 hours scheduled online class other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 11 to week 26 and delivered via online.
"Block 1 - wk 11-16 Block 2 - wk 22-26"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 4,000 word evidence-based essay completed in pairs (2,000 words per student60 01, 02, 04, 05
two oral presentations equiv. to 2,000 words per student (Hurdle-2 written intervention plans 500wdsHurdle-2 written intervention plans 500words each40 02, 03, 04