OCTA 2010 Mental Health Issues & Treatment Methods

Introduces occupational therapy concepts related to provision of services for individuals with mental health conditions, including interventions for prevention, remediation, or maintenance at different stages of the lifespan.  Encompasses OT concepts and principles in mental health conditions, emphasizing purposeful activity and role function. Topics include: mental health conditions commonly referred to occupational therapy; screening, evaluation, and contribution to the formation of OT goals and objectives; assistance with data collection, including administration of standardized and non-standardized assessments; therapeutic use of self in dyadic and group interactions; participation in the development of the OT intervention plan; collaboration with OTR on intervention techniques; implementation, reevaluation and intervention termination; and procedures for documentation of treatment interventions with individuals with mental health conditions.

6 credits


OCTA 1010, OCTA 1020, OCTA 1030 and OCTA 1050