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OCCP5239: Community Based OT Fieldwork

2024 unit information

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.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Medicine and Health

Study level Postgraduate
Academic unit Participation Sciences
Credit points 6
OCCP5237 and OCCP5238
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. Demonstrate professional behaviours and self-management skills appropriate to the expectations of the university and fieldwork settings.
  • LO2. Demonstrate development of individual self-management and team collaboration in relation to the application of program theory of change to project-based fieldwork.
  • LO3. Integrate data from multiple sources to self-assess competence in occupational therapy enablement with communities and use feedback to improve individual contributions, team processes, and products (e.g., output/deliverable)
  • LO4. Apply evidence-informed and practice-based evidence to project design, development and/or implementation in a real-life practice context and work with community partners evaluate the strengths and limitations of both project processes and outputs/products.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Professional practice Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Cumberland, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Professional practice Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Professional practice Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Professional practice Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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