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Sinclair College

OTA 2414 Occupational Therapy Assistant & Psychosocial Dysfunction

Effect of the features of major psychosocial diseases and disorders on occupational performance. Psychosocial dysfunction theories, models of practice, frames of reference that provide the foundation of occupational therapy. Screening and evaluation of occupational performance affected by psychosocial dysfunction. Includes use of occupations for the purpose of assessment, specified screening tools, assessments, observation, checklists, histories and interviews with clients and/or their family members or caregivers.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Rehabilitation Services
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: OTA 1213 

Outcomes

  • Students will understand biological, physical, social & behavioral science information in order to support an understanding of occupations of persons of all ages with psychosocial dysfunction at a developing level.
  • Students will understand interprofessional perspectives including rehabilitation, disability & developmental as well as person/population-environment-occupation models, theories and frameworks of practice as they pertain to working with people with psychosocial dysfunction at a developing level.
  • Students will understand the basic tenets of OT as they apply to working with people with psychosocial dysfunction at a developing level.
  • Students will understand the basics of the OT Process (screening, evaluating, developing intervention plan, implementing the intervention plan & outcomes) as it pertains to working with people with psychosocial dysfunction at a developing level.

Credit Hours: 1

Classroom Hours: 1