In this unit, you will explore the role of occupational therapy in assisting clients to engage in work, considering historical perspectives as well as contemporary legislative and professional frameworks that guide practice. Building on your emerging task analysis skills, you will identify enablers and barriers to work participation, for use in creating appropriate client-centred goals. You will engage in simulations using occupational therapy tools to evaluate work environments and clients’ functional capacity for work. Learning activities provide you with the opportunity to develop case management and return to work plans for clients with a range of physical and psychosocial conditions.
|Student Contribution Band||SCA Band 2|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.125|
|Pre-requisites or Co-requisites||
The following unit is an essential co-requisite:
Successful completion of the following units as essential pre-requisites:
Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).
|Class Timetable||View Unit Timetable|
|Residential School||No Residential School|
All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).
Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.
|2. Written Assessment||35%|
|3. Case Study||40%|
This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).
Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades
All University policies are available on the Policy web site, however you may wish to directly view the following policies below.
This list is not an exhaustive list of all University policies. The full list of policies are available on the Policy web site .
Term 1 - 2022 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 16.67% (`Agree` and `Strongly Agree` responses), based on a 57.14% response rate.
Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
OCCT13001 learning outcomes link directly to the following professional standards from the Australian Occupational Therapy Competency Standards (2018):
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|2 - Written Assessment||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Case Study||•||•||•||•|
|Graduate Attributes||Learning Outcomes|
|1 - Communication||•||•||•||•||•|
|2 - Problem Solving||•||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Critical Thinking||•||•||•||•||•|
|4 - Information Literacy||•||•||•||•||•|
|5 - Team Work||•||•|
|6 - Information Technology Competence||•||•||•||•||•|
|7 - Cross Cultural Competence||•||•||•||•||•|
|8 - Ethical practice||•||•||•||•||•|
|9 - Social Innovation||•||•|
|Assessment Tasks||Graduate Attributes|
|1 - Presentation||•||•||•||•||•||•||•||•||•|
|2 - Written Assessment||•||•||•||•||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Case Study||•||•||•||•||•|