Leisure and Occupational Lifestyles
Students will engage in workshop sessions, group self-directed learning activities and reflection on experiential learning which together will develop their understanding of different definitions of leisure and lifestyle, the health implications of different leisure participation, tools and processes for assessing leisure with their clients, barriers to leisure participation and lifestyle choice and occupational therapy intervention to address leisure and lifestyle goals.
- Semester 1 - 2017
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Compare and contrast different definitions of what constitutes leisure and lifestyle
2. Evaluate the health implications of different leisure activities and lifestyle
3. Describe and critique tools used to assess leisure and lifestyle
4. Discuss barriers and challenges to leisure participation and lifestyle choice
5. Formulate evidence based intervention plans to address issues with leisure engagement or lifestyle
This course will include content about:
- definitions of leisure and lifestyle,
- the relationship between leisure and lifestyle and various health and social factors,
- barriers and challenges to leisure participation and lifestyle choice,
- assessment of leisure and lifestyle, and
- occupational therapy interventions focusing on leisure and lifestyle for different client groups.
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of OCCT3161, OCCT3262, OCCT3264 and HLSC4120.
Presentation: Group Presentation One
Presentation: Group Presentation Two
Written Assignment: Leisure Participation Reflection 1
Written Assignment: Leisure Participation Reflection 2
Online 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks