Occupational Performance: Child & Family (OCCP2088)

UNIT OF STUDY

For children, youth, and families living in the community and who experience performance challenges, occupational therapy is useful to enhance, restore, or maintain participation in day-to-day activities. Integrating an understanding of childhood development with family-centred practice, students will develop specific assessment, intervention, and evaluation skills to promote participation in day-to-day activities from infancy through adolescence. In doing so, students will learn: How do I provide occupational therapy within a family context? How can I promote quality in life through participation in everyday occupation? How do I consider the complex interaction of a person's capacity (physical, emotional and cognitive functioning) with environmental factors whilst focusing on the performance of activities of concern to families?

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Classes

2hr lecture/week, 1hr tutorial/week

Assessment

Written report (40%) and examination (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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