In this subject you will learn core skills in enabling occupation. The subject will adopt the Canadian Model of Occupational Performance and the Canadian Model of Client-Centred Enablement. You will learn foundational skills in therapeutic communication, adaptation of tasks and recommendation of assistive technology, advocacy, collaboration & coordination, environmental modification, and health education. You will also develop hands-on skills in a range of specialised interventions such as splint fabrication.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine|
|Study abroad||Available to Study Abroad students|
1. Demonstrate communication skills to enable occupation and occupational performance.
2. Apply enabling skills in advocacy, collaboration & consultation, adaptation, coordination, design, education & specialised skills.
3. Adopt a client-centred approach to practice.
4. Demonstrate reflective skills in the context of receiving professional supervision.
OCTY71-100 - Foundations of Occupational Therapy AND OCTY71-103 - Enabling Environments: A Systems Approach (or concurrently)