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HSO402 - Occupation: Enabling Action and Outcomes

Unit details


2017 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)

Enrolment in this unit is restricted. Contact the Occupational Therapy course advisor for more information

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in H355 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Unit chair:

Kieva Richards

Prerequisite:HSO401, HSO403
Incompatible with:



This unit provides an opportunity for students to build on prior academic and fieldwork learning to develop action plans to enable occupational health for individuals and communities and to take on educational roles. It will assist them to use empowering, advocating, mediating and enabling approaches as well as current and projected approaches adopted by occupational therapists. Topics addressed in this unit include principles that underpin enabling occupational therapy processes, social justice and equity, and links to clinical reasoning. The unit covers identification of outcomes in client-centred occupational approaches, occupation for health as a community issue in urban, rural and remote environments, and identification of outcomes as a professional and new occupational therapy graduate. Teaching methods include seminars, PBL/OBL seminars, classes and experiential learning.


Assessment task 1: Reflective essay (1200 words) 30%

Assessment task 2: Case study (1200 words) 30%

Assessment task 3: Report on educational role (group or individual assignment) (1600 words) 40%

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