OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY: ENABLING CHANGE C (CHILDREN)

OCT5ECC

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this four-week subject students will be introduced to cases relative to children and youth. Students will describe, critique and apply the principles of assessment, intervention and case management for children with problems 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 adaptation, as well as environmental supports and barriers including advocacy, organisational change and environmental adaptation. Each week the subject includes four hours of problem-based learning tutorials, eight hours of concepts/skills-based classes and is supported with online learning material. It is expected that in addition, students will engage in at least 10 hours/week of self-directed learning.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnoo Bhopti

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed OCT4HOB and OCT4ECA and enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHSOT, HZHSOB, HZHSOM, HZHSOS, HZHSOW - Bachelor Health Sciences and Master of Occupational Therapy Practice, HMOTH, HMOTPB - Master of Occupational Therapy Practice, SZPSOT - Bachelor of Psychological Science/Master of Occupational Therapy Practice

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsOccupational therapy for childrenPrescribedCase-Smith, J 20095TH EDN, MOSBY, ST LOUIS.
ReadingsEnabling occupation II: advancing an occupational therapy vision for health, well-being and justice through occupation.RecommendedTownsend, E A & Polatajko, H J 2007CAOT PUBLICATIONS ACE, OTTAWA.
ReadingsModel of human occupation: therapy and applicationRecommendedKielhofner, G 20084TH EDN, LIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS & WILKINS, BALTIMORE.
ReadingsOccupational therapy in mental health: a vision for participationRecommendedBrown, C & Soffel 2011FA DAVIS COMPANY, PHILADELPHIA.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

Activities:
Weekly PBL, team presentations, written and oral intervention plans
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)

02. Demonstrate consistent engagement and professional behaviour during the PBL processes

Activities:
Weekly PBL, team presentations, written and oral intervention plans
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Speaking (Speaking)

03. Use professional reasoning and available evidence to design, advocate and apply structured occupational interventions for children

Activities:
Oral Assessment and presentations, Child Report, Weekly PBL, team presentations
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

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

Activities:
Oral Assessment and presentation, Child report, Weekly PBL, team presentations
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Writing (Writing)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

05. Translate OT intervention plans into appropriate language to enhance communication with clients in the community and in a variety of professional and social context.

Activities:
Child Report, Oral presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Writing (Writing)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)

06. Demonstrate consistent engagement in the PBL processes.

Activities:
PBL participation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Communication (Communication)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, Week 07-10, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnoo Bhopti

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 07 - 10
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based Learning Week: 07 - 10
One 4.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 07 - 10
Two 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Completion and presentation of Child report online (equiv 1,000 words each student)Mandatory assessment20 02, 03, 04
Oral Presentation intervention plan and 1,000 words writtenMandatory assessment55 02, 03, 04
PBL intervention plan & oral presentation in pairs(2000word + 10min pres=equiv 1000+500 wd per stud)Cumulative assessment25 01, 02, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2016, Week 07-10, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnoo Bhopti

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 07 - 10
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based Learning Week: 07 - 10
One 4.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 07 - 10
Two 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Completion and presentation of Child report online (equiv 1,000 words each student)Mandatory assessment20 02, 03, 04
Oral Presentation intervention plan and 1,000 words writtenMandatory assessment55 02, 03, 04
PBL intervention plan & oral presentation in pairs(2000word + 10min pres=equiv 1000+500 wd per stud)Cumulative assessment25 01, 02, 04, 05, 06