Professional Practice 1

OCC60015 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • Four weeks, full time

Contact hours

  • 160 hours

2020 teaching periods


HB7  HE Block 7 HB8  HE Block 8

28 Oct 19 - 24 Nov 19

20 Dec 19

Last self enrolment:
28 Oct 19

8 Nov 19

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Nov 19

2 Nov 20 - 13 Dec 20

22 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
2 Nov 20

13 Nov 20

Last withdraw without fail:
27 Nov 20

Aims and objectives

During this placement, students will demonstrate professional skills required in occupational therapy practice, develop emerging core occupational therapy skills and be actively involved in all stages of the occupational therapy process within a particular setting.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Conduct themselves in a professional manner
2. Demonstrate effective self-management skills
3. Communicate effectively within the workplace, and with service users and significant others
4. Develop and maintain appropriate documentation
5. Observe, describe, practice and reflect on assessment/information gathering skills
6. Observe, describe, practice and reflect on intervention/service provision methods (individual/group), defining goals, coordination and implementation