Group Processes in Occupational Therapy

Course code OCCT1242
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course will provide students with foundational knowledge and skills necessary to be able to participate as an effective group member and plan and lead group activities in appropriate contexts of practice in both physical and mental health settings. Content will include principles of group dynamics, models of group development, principles of group leadership, processes involved in planning and implementing groups. Workshops will provide students with the opportunity for experiential learning.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Identify and discuss elements of group dynamics.

2. Analyse and describe their own contribution as a member of a group.

3. Analyse the roles and contribution of others in a group

4. Apply knowledge of group work in planning and leading a group session.

Content

This course will provide students with foundational knowledge and skills necessary to be able to participate as an effective group member and plan and lead group activities.

Content will include:

  • principles of group dynamics,
  • models of group development,
  • principles of group leadership,
  • processes involved in planning and implementing groups.

Workshops will provide students with the opportunity for experiential learning.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): OCCT3201. Students who have successfully completed OCCT3201 are not eligible to enrol in OCCT1242.

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of OCCT1110.

Assessment Items

Report: A1 Essay - Reflective Report

Project: A2 Part A Group Leadership Task

Project: A2 - Part B Group Leadership Evaluation

Contact Hours

Laboratory

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 11 Weeks

Labs will be in weeks 1, 2, 5, 6-13

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

Lectures will be in weeks 1, 2, 5, 7 and 11