ENABLING CHANGE: MENTAL HEALTH ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

OCT4ECM

2021

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).

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorSiann Bowman

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

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.
02. An integrated understanding of the complex body of knowledge in the area of occupational therapy practice in mental health.
03. Analyse critically and evaluate information, problems, concepts and theories in the area of occupational therapy mental health practice.
04. Critically apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a learner throughout the subject.
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.
06. Understand, critique and apply assessment principles relating to functional impairment, activity limitations and participation restriction for people living with mental illness.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 22-35, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNerida Hyett

Class requirements

ExaminationWeek: 31 - 31
One 8.00 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

LectureWeek: 22 - 30
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 22 - 30
One 4.00 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 30 - 30
Four 2.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
VC to Bendigo

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 22 - 31
Five 1.00 hour scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via online.
OCT5PPA

WorkShopWeek: 22 - 29
Two 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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.

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Case Formulation (500 words) Online learning activity. Hurdle Requirement : Students must pass this task in order to pass the subject.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

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 reflection

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Occupational Story/Community Participation essay (2000 words) Students complete a 2000 word essay.

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

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.

N/AOtherIndividualYes10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Viva Oral Assessment and written intervention plan (2000 words) Oral presentation 15 minutes per student (750 word equivalent) plus 1250 written word intervention plan.

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 22-35, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSiann Bowman

Class requirements

ExaminationWeek: 31 - 31
One 8.00 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

LectureWeek: 22 - 30
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 22 - 30
One 4.00 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.

Professional Development ProgramsWeek: 22 - 30
Two 4.00 hours professional development programs per study period on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
To be held in Week 22 and week 30. GEM (Graduate Entry Masters) Connect Program with Bendigo and Bundoora students together.

SeminarWeek: 30 - 30
Four 2.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
VC to Bendigo

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 22 - 31
Five 1.00 hour scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via online.
OCT5PPA

WorkShopWeek: 22 - 29
Two 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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.

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Case Formulation (500 words) Online learning activity. Hurdle Requirement : Students must pass this task in order to pass the subject.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

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 reflection

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Occupational Story/Community Participation essay (2000 words) Students complete a 2000 word essay.

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

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.

N/AOtherIndividualYes10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Viva Oral Assessment and written intervention plan (2000 words) Oral presentation 15 minutes per student (750 word equivalent) plus 1250 written word intervention plan.

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6