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OCCP4102: Psychosocial Capacity and Occ Performance 2

2024 unit information

This unit of study will equip students will the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for work in a variety of mental health and psychosocially-oriented settings. Based on the philosophy of recovery-oriented practice, students learn about occupationally-focused practice in a variety of specialist mental health settings. Building on learning from previous units of study, students learn advanced engagement and intervention strategies to support individuals recovering from mental health challenges to build the meaningful, connected and contributing lives that they want. In this unit of study, students learn from both occupational therapy educators as well as lived experience educators.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Participation Sciences

Code OCCP4102
Academic unit Participation Sciences
Credit points 6
OCCP1106 and OCCP3103
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Apply occupationally-focused interventions through a recovery-oriented lens in a variety of specialist mental health settings
  • LO2. Analyse the similarities and differences in occupational therapy practice across different settings according to occupational preferences and priorities, mental health related challenges and life stages
  • LO3. Describe the potential impact of psychosocial stressors and mental health challenges on occupational performance and how these can be addressed / minimised
  • LO4. Demonstrate advanced communication and engagement techniques and strategies to optimise therapeutic relationships and manage complex interpersonal interactions
  • LO5. Incorporate knowledge and skills of culturally safe communication when interacting with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals and family members
  • LO6. Develop and implement a self-reflection and wellbeing strategy to support one’s own health and resilience in the workplace.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
There are no availabilities for previous years.

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