Learning, playing and connecting are integral to building life skills, mental well-being and resilience. In this subject you will explore occupations associated with learning, playing and connecting. Specific approaches, such as behavioural, sensory and coaching approaches will be learnt, including their application to fields such as paediatrics, mental health, intellectual disability and ageing. This subject will include a practical experience project working alongside a child at a local school to promote occupation.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine|
|Study abroad||Available to Study Abroad students|
1. Critically analyse and synthesise the literature.
2. Explain the health benefits of learning, playing and connecting.
3. Apply therapeutic reasoning to the assessment and intervention planning in the context of paediatric practice.
4. Apply skills in a range of therapeutic approaches.
OCTY71-100 - Foundations of Occupational Therapy AND
OCTY71-103 - Enabling Environments: A Systems Approach AND
OCTY71-110 - Occupational Therapy: Independence and Participation (or concurrently)