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Humans as Occupational Beings 1 (10308.2)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Occupational Therapy

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    • Semester 1, 2020, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (197324) - View

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    Syllabus

    This unit introduces students to child and adolescent occupations using an occupational development framework. Students will explore how infants and young children initially engage in occupations to facilitate development as occupational beings across childhood and adolescence. Students will identify barriers and challenges to occupational performance and how occupational therapy can support occupational performance for children and adolescents.

    This unit is co-taught with Humans as Occupational Beings 1 PG, 8937.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Evaluate information gathered from an assessment of occupational performance of a child and or adolescent;

    2. Apply established theories to develop programs to promote occupational performance and participation of children and or adolescents; and

    3. Explain to specialist and non-specialist audiences their rationale for implementing occupation-focused services for children and or adolescents in various practice settings by drawing upon on theory and research.

    Contact Hours

    3 hour workshops for 12 weeks.

    Prerequisites

    10303 Practice Reasoning in Occupational Therapy

    Corequisites

    Must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, 373JA.

    Assumed Knowledge

    None.

    Incompatible Units

    8937 Humans as Occupational Beings 1 PG

    Equivalent Units

    None.


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