Group Processes in Occupational Therapy

Course code OCCT1242
Available in 2016
2016 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

  • Semester 2 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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.

Requisite

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of OCCT1110 and HLSC1000.

Assessment Items

Report: A1 Essay - Reflective Report

Project: A2 Group Leadership Task

Project: A3 Exam

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Laboratory

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 9 Weeks

Labs will be in weeks 2, 5-12

Lecture

Online 1 hour(s) per Week for 9 Weeks

One or more shorter recordings of varying lengths per week along with prescribed reading.