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Sinclair College

OTA 2415 Occupational Therapy Assistant & Psychosocial Dysfunction Lab

Focus on psychosocial dysfunction intervention to increase independence in areas of occupation. Screening and evaluation of occupational performance affected by psychosocial dysfunction. Includes use of occupations for purpose of psychosocial dysfunction assessments and interventions. Role of the Occupational Therapy Assistant in a variety of mental health settings and in the therapeutic group process. Six lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: OTA 1214 

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.
  • Students will understand the basics of the context of OT service delivery, leadership and management of OT services at a developing level.
  • Students will understand the basics of promoting science and scholarly endeavors as it pertains to describing OT and establishing new knowledge regarding the OT profession when working with people with psychosocial dysfunction at a developing level.

Credit Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 6