HSO308 - Psychosocial Influences On Occupational Performance 2


2022 unit information 

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: Nil




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Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - campus

This unit is taught intensively for 5 weeks and offered twice during Trimester 2.

Online interactive modules and pre-recordings weeks 1-5, 2.5 hours per week

Face to face interactive seminars weeks 1-5, 3.5 hours per week


This mental health unit is aimed at learning about the design and implementation of interventions for clients or client groups experiencing mental ill-health. The unit builds on the knowledge gained in HSO307 about assessment procedures and building a therapeutic alliance in mental health. It links occupational therapy models of practice to selection, review and modification of occupational therapy programs. Topics addressed in this unit focus on mental health practice in diverse clinical and social contexts.  They will include: client-centred interaction and participation; reviewing evidence to identify best practice; goal identification and development; innovation and problem-solving; evaluation strategies, reviewing progress, and documenting mental health outcomes within a mental health and ill-health context. The unit will also address evidence emerging about occupational  based interventions. Teaching methods will include classes and flipped classrooms, PBL learning seminars, small group activities, and interactive online

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