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Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OTH 2300C - Psychosocial Occupational Therapy and Lab

2 hours Lecture, 2 hours Lab, 3 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): 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 and pathologies. The impact of psychiatric illness on occupational performance is examined. Occupation-based evaluation tools, treatment approaches, communication and interaction skills, documentation, and group dynamics are practiced in relation to the client with psychosocial dysfunctions.

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