HSO305 - Occupational Performance: Evaluation and Intervention 1


2022 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

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


All of HSO202, HSO205, HSO206, HSO207



Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Stream 1 (Academic): 1 x 1 hour Cloud based class plus 1 x 2 hour on-campus seminar per week

Stream 2 (Practice education): Practice education comprising 1 day per week or equivalent


Department of Human Services policy - Police Record Check and Working With Children Check

In accordance with Department of Human Services policy, all students are required to undertake a National Police Record Check prior to clinical placements in each calendar year of their course.

In accordance with the Department of Justice 2007, Working with Children Act 2005, amended 2017, all students are required to undertake a Working with Children Check at the commencement of their course. Students who fail to obtain a Police Record Check and a Working with Children Check prior to the commencement of clinical placement will not be able to undertake clinical placement and this will impede progress in the course.

Students may also be required to declare their immunisation status to satisfy the requirements of health organisations where they will be undertaking their clinical learning experience. A health organisation may refuse to accept a student for placement if the student’s immunisation status is not satisfactory to the health organisation.


This unit links scientific understanding of occupational performance with a range of occupational therapy case scenarios. It is designed to develop specific practice skills, according to professional competencies that underpin the profession. It covers approaches to and methods of identifying people’s needs, choices, capacities and preferences within a person-centred approach leading to the collaborative identification of occupational therapy goals. The focus of the unit includes selecting measurement tools and methods, administering occupational therapy assessments and evaluations, observation skills, developing intervention plans, report writing and case presentation. Teaching methods will include classes, seminars, scenario-based learning, small group discussions and experience in the field one day per week.

Hurdle requirement

  • Must complete all placement requirements (SPEF-R2 and 90% placement attendance).
  • Must pass Assessment Task 4.

Unit Fee Information

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