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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 2021 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $5,070
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,250

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.

Enrolment requirements

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There are no co-requisites.

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

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens10/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start13/01/2020
Cancellation 1?27/01/2020
Cancellation 2?03/02/2020
Last enrolment26/01/2020
Withdraw – Financial?08/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?29/02/2020
Teaching census?07/02/2020