1 x 3-hour lecture weekly
1 x 4-hour practical weekly
1 Admission into MOT-Master of Occupational Therapy
1a Admission into BHSMOT-Bachelor of Health Sciences, Master of Occupational Therapy
2 6 of OCCT8001, OCCT8002, OCCT8003, OCCT8010, OCCT9007, REHB8101
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a) and 2)
OCCT8004 - Occupational Therapy Evaluation & Practice 2
Assignment(s); Examination (30%); Laboratory exercise(s); Test(s); Attendance rate of 90% required.
Topic description
This topic will enable students to build knowledge and skills for occupational therapy evaluation and intervention in the areas of working with children, mental health and working with communities. Theoretical approaches that will be explicitly addressed include the Developmental model, principles of sensory integration and processing, wellness, Circle of Secutrity model, the Model of Human Occupation, commitment and acceptance therapy. Key occupational therapy practice areas that will be covered include developmental delay, play therapy, psychosocial intervention, community health, health promotion.
Educational aims
The aim of this topic is to extend the student's ability to apply the Occupational Therapy Process, and key theoretical approaches to practice, and to refine core skills in occupational therapy evaluation and practice in the areas of working with children, mental health and working with communities.
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic, students will be able to:

  • Apply the Occupational Therapy Process, the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and key occupational therapy practice models to case scenarios at an advanced level

  • Demonstrate selected evaluation and practice skills relevant to working with children, mental health and working with communities

  • Apply occupational therapy approaches and interventions in the context of selected disorders and diseases and practice environments.