2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Mar 21, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OTA 180 - Psychosocial Conditions

Class Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 3 Clinic/WkExp Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite: PSY 281 
Corequisite: OTA 130 
Local Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program
Local Corequisite: None

Additional Fees: $11.25 Lab

This course is designed to provide knowledge and skills needed for working with individuals experiencing various psychosocial conditions to help them achieve participation in life through engagement in occupation. Topics include mental health conditions, applicable theories and principles, symptoms of dysfunction, assessment and treatment of individuals, planning and facilitating therapeutic groups, client safety, therapeutic use of self, and psychosocial aspects of practice. Upon completion, students should be able to effectively plan and conduct individual and group interventions for client conditions related to psychosocial dysfunction while recognizing contexts and environments that may also impact occupational performance.

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