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Humans as Occupational Beings 1 (10308.1)

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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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. Understand the literature on occupational development to child development and child occupations;

2. Write an abstract and produce a poster, using conference guidelines, to graphically represent children's occupational development; and

3. Write a report for a parent on occupational therapy assessment, service and evaluation for service plan.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hour workshops for 12 weeks.


10307 Occupational Therapy for Specific Groups


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

Assumed Knowledge


Incompatible Units

8937 Humans as Occupational Beings 1 PG

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