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Catalog/Handbook 2013-14 
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OTH 2300C - Psychosocial Occupational Therapy and Lab

2 hours Lecture, 2 hours Lab, 3 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisites: PSY 2012
AA Elective: No
In this course, students discuss Occupational Therapy theories and practice in the psychosocial setting, the role of the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) working with specific psychiatric diagnoses, and psychiatric disorders and their specific symptoms/pathologies. The impact of psychiatric illness on "occupational performance" is examined. Occupation-based evaluation tools, treatment approaches, communication/interaction skills, documentation, and group dynamics are practiced as they relate to the client with psychosocial dysfunctions.

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