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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)|
This unit is only available to students enrolled in H355 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
|Prerequisite:||HSO303, HSO305 and HSO306|
|Contact hours:||1 x 4 hour seminar per week|
This unit is taught intensively for 5 weeks.
You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
This unit focuses on the development of innovations in a range of occupational therapy practice situations, and draws on experiences already gained through prior academic and fieldwork learning. It covers the selection and application of OT theoretical models, the use of occupation-based processes to problem solve, articulation of occupational goals related to occupational therapy practice, reflecting on personal approaches to theoretical directions and clinical reasoning. Students will form a team, work together, develop leadership skills and design an innovative intervention program for a clientele of their choice. Teaching will be face to face and highly interactive with sessions arranged as a series of seminars that will involve classes, discussions, presentations and learning tasks in small groups.
Assessment task 1: Reflective essay (2000 words) 40%
Assessment task 2: OT practice innovations 50% (comprising oral presentation 25%, report (2000 words total) - collaborative group task 25%
Assessment task 3: Individual contribution to group work 10%
Braveman, B. (2006). Leading and managing occupational therapy services: An evidence-based approach. Philadelphia, PA:F.A. Davis Company.
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