Students will work in teams to develop and implement a structured self-directed fieldwork project over the course of the semester in partnership with a community organisation. Student teams will be supported to work independently and attend regular peer and academic supervision sessions on-campus. The project will focus on enabling participation within diverse communities relevant to OT practice. In this unit study students will develop project management skills, demonstrate their application of professional reasoning and develop competency in four key OT enablement skills.
5 x 3-hr workshops , 4 x 3-hr supervision sessions
Project Specification Brief (Formative assessment), Professional Development Report 1 (40%) Professional Development Report 2 (60%). Students must also submit their final project to the community partner and teaching staff, maintain a fieldwork hours log and submit a WHS Checklist and completed Community Partner Verification Form.
Dwyer, J., Liang, Z., Thiessen, V. and Martini, A. (2013). Project management in health and community services (2nd ed.). Sydney: Allen and Unwin.
This unit of study includes a work integrated learning placement. Students must be aware of and complete all pre-placement requirements.
OCCP5237 and OCCP5238