OT-725: Occupations in Life: A Theoretical and Applied Perspective

4 credit hours

Presents theoretical constructs of occupation and occupational performance and how they form the basis for occupation-based evaluation and intervention. Environmental concepts influencing occupational performance and quality of life will also be discussed. A major goal of this class is to compare and contrast current theoretical models of practice and frames of references including their
for specific populations. As part of this process, students will articulate how the history of the profession contributed to the development of models and frames of references and how they have been influenced by the profession's current emphasis on evidence-based practice.