Children, Youth & Families: An Occupational Approach
The course explores the development and occupational functioning of children, youth within families. It will examine various aspects of childhood/youth and related conditions along with associated occupational needs. Students will develop understanding of relevant assessments, important aspects of functioning during childhood/youth and interventions used for children/youth.
- Semester 2 - 2015
1. Express knowledge of common childhood disorders and associated occupational needs.
2. Employ appropriate standardised assessments for particular children/youth.
3. Demonstrate understanding of developmental milestones
4. Develop relevant Family/Person-centred goals and interventions.
5. Determine how to enable occupational engagement of children and youth in their chosen play/leisure, self-care and productivity occupations.
This course uses lectures, experiential laboratories and case- based tutorials to explore the development of children and youth within their families.
It discusses common conditions that occur during development and the effects of these conditions upon occupational engagement and functioning in play/leisure, self-care and productive occupations.
It includes consideration of standardised assessments often used within these areas of practice and development of relevant interventions resulting from information gathered through assessment and discussion with relevant stakeholders including families, other health professionals and teachers.
This course replaces the following course(s): OCCT2200. Students who have successfully completed OCCT2200 are not eligible to enrol in OCCT3264.
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of OCCT2150, OCCT2151, OCCT2252 OCCT2253, SOCA2505 and PSYC2505.
Quiz: Quizzes - in class
Written Assignment: Essay / Written Assignment (Design & Evaluate a Play session)
Presentation: PBL Group Presentation
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Term
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 5 Weeks
Practical is scheduled from weeks 6 to 10 only
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 7 Weeks
Tutorial is scheduled from weeks 6 to 12 only