Leisure and Occupational Lifestyles

Course code OCCT4170
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

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.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

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

Content

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.

Requisites

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.

Assessment Items

Presentation: Group Presentations

Journal: Blog - Journal

Written Assignment: Exam - Online

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks