Catalogue 2017 - 2018

OTD 524 Adult & Aging Practice 3


4 crs.


OTD 514

Course Description

This course is focused on evaluation and intervention appropriate for in-patient mental health, and community mental health settings for patients/clients with mental health diagnoses and conditions. Theories and models of practice appropriate to diagnosis and practice setting guides the selection and use of specific assessment tools and evidence-based intervention methods, as well as social or community supports needed to meet client occupational needs and reduce social and institutional barriers to performance and participation. The course also stresses the effects of medication on occupational performance, and ethical practice related to intervention planning, implementation, documentation, and discharge appropriate to setting and client needs. Content relevant to legislative, legal, political, economic, and management/billing considerations for these service delivery areas is also covered.