Oct 16, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog
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OTA 215 - Mental Health & Psychosocial Practice

Hours: 4
This course presents the role of the Occupational Therapy Assistant in the psychosocial area of Occupational Therapy practice. Students will learn selected frames of reference, and explore the effects of psychosocial dysfunction on areas of occupation. Students will learn skills necessary to assess, implement and document intervention in a variety of mental health settings. Client factors, including culture and diversity, therapeutic interactions and methods are studied. Students will develop skills in administering invidual and group interventions, professional communication, conflict negotiation, and advocacy. Course activities, site visits and Level I fieldwork opportunities will enable students to participate in and apply psychosocial principles to practice.

Prerequisite: Admission to the MHPC OTA Program through ECC
Corequisite: OTA 220 , OTA 205 , OTA 210 , OTA 220  



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