HSO713 - Therapeutic Assessment of Play


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in E606 - Graduate Diploma of Early Childhood Education (Leadership), H505 - Graduate Certificate of Play and Childhood, H505 - Graduate Certificate of Therapeutic Child Play, H605 - Graduate Diploma of Play and Childhood more...
Previously: Assessment and Measurement in Play Abilities




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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 - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 scheduled online seminars.


This unit will provide students with an overview of the history of play assessments, and the concepts of measuring and assessing a child's play, and using play based assessments. This knowledge will then be applied to planning assessment and engaging with a client therapeutically including choice and reasoning of assessment measures for various client populations. The therapeutic skills utilised when working with child and caregivers will be explored, along with environmental and cultural considerations to enhance client engagement within assessment.

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