Leisure and Occupational Lifestyles

Course code OCCT4170Units 10Level 4000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences

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.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesFollowing successful completion of this 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
ContentThis 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.
Replacing Course(s)N/A
TransitionN/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeKnowledge, skills and abilities taken from the preceding courses in years 1, 2, and 3.
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsExperience Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
Workshop
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Blog
Other: (please specify)Written Assignment
Presentations - Group
Contact HoursWorkshop: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 9 weeks
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentOpen to students in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy program
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for OCCT4170