OTA-180 Psychosocial Conditions

This course is designed to provide knowledge and skills needed for working with individuals experiencing various psychosocial conditions to help them achieve participation in life through engagement in occupation. Topics include mental health conditions, applicable theories and principles, symptoms of dysfunction, assessment and treatment of individuals, planning and facilitating therapeutic groups, client safety, therapeutic use of self, and psychosocial aspects of practice. Upon completion, students should be able to effectively plan and conduct individual and group interventions for client conditions related to psychosocial dysfunction while recognizing contexts and environments that may also impact occupational performance.

* The following courses must be completed prior to taking this course., Take PSY-281, Must complete ENG-112 and PSY-281 with minimum grade C, * The following courses must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course., Take OTA-130, Take OTA-162;