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OT in School and Work Environments - OCCP5219

Year - 2018

This unit is divided into material related to work and school environments. The work unit introduces students to the paid and unpaid work environments including the physical, psychosocial and sociocultural components in which clients perform occupations. Students will learn to assess the impact of these environments on clients` occupations and recommend appropriate adaptions and modifications. In addition, students will learn about their own environments of practice and the politics of health and work settings. The school unit introduces students to the occupation of children and students in school settings, reviewing the physical, psychosocial and sociocultural components in which they perform occupations. Students will learn to assess the needs of children and students in schools and to consider the intervention approaches necessary to facilitate learning in schools. Students will become familiar with assessments that are conducted in these environments and recommend appropriate adaptions and modifications. In addition, students will learn about their own environments of practice as they impact on their work. These include teamwork practice and the culture of school settings.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week

Assessment
School: written assessments (50%), Work: written assessment (30%) and participation activities (20%)

Pre-requisites

OCCP5217

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Occupational Therapy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Ms Jo Lewis
HECS Band: 2
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