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OCTY71-109: Occupational Therapy: Learn, Play, Connect

Description

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.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeOCTY71-109
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2017: $4,559
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,718

Learning outcomes

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.

Prerequisites

OCTY71-100 - Foundations of Occupational Therapy AND
OCTY71-103 - Enabling Environments: A Systems Approach AND
OCTY71-110 - Occupational Therapy: Independence and Participation (or concurrently)

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard
Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017