Catalogue 2017 - 2018

OTD 614 Children & Youth Practice 2


4 crs.


OTD 530

Course Description

This course is focused on evaluation and intervention appropriate for community practice (e.g. early intervention), school system practice, and residential practice for children and youth with mental health diagnoses and substance abuse conditions, learning and emotional disabilities, and developmental disabilities. 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 and assistive technology, and the choice of social, educational, or community supports needed to facilitate client transitions and reduce social and institutional barriers to performance and participation. The course also stresses ethical practice related to intervention planning/implementation, documentation of services, and discharge practices appropriate to setting and client’s needs. Content relevant to legislative, legal, political, economic, and management/billing considerations for these service delivery areas is also covered.