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OCTY71-112: Promoting the Occupational Health and Well-being of Communities


The subject focusses on the practice of occupational therapy at a community level. At the commencement of the subject you will undertake case-based learning to refresh your cultural competency through learning about working with First Australians. Subsequently you will explore current issues and occupational therapy actions with other communities. You will apply this perspective to a topical community issue.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,310
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,450

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate a capacity to provide culturally safe occupational therapy (e.g., to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people). 2. Review principles of health promotion and community development. 3. Explain occupational health and well-being issues at a community level. 4. Apply occupational therapy theory at a community level.

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  • Study Abroad Students

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

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