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OCTY71-104: Engage: In Occupation


Engagement in occupation can lead to the development, redevelopment and maintenance of health, well-being, life skills, and meaning & purpose. In this subject you will further develop your understanding of occupation, including occupation analysis, performance analysis, and occupational adaptation. The subject will be framed within the Model of Human Occupation, incorporating principles of behaviour change, group work & skill development. You will also develop skills in planning & evaluation in the context of an occupational engagement project.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,718
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,890

Learning outcomes

1. Review the principles of occupational engagement, participation & adaptation.
2. Apply occupational therapy assessment processes including occupational analysis, occupational performance. analysis, assessment of performance components and measures of competence & identity.
3. Develop & apply skills in promoting occupational engagement.
4. Demonstrate introductory skills in using an evaluation framework to monitor occupational adaptation.
5. Exemplify the use of occupation as a therapeutic means.


Please check the subject outline for pre-requisite subjects.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018