OT-760: Evaluation, Intervention, & Outcomes-Mental Health Practice

5 credit hours


Emphasizes occupational therapy psychosocial assessment, intervention, and community-based recovery programming for individuals, groups, organizations and populations. Roles of the occupational therapist in a variety of community and inpatient mental health settings are examined. Analysis of the impact of health and wellness within natural contexts, consumer access to services, health literacy, and interventions designed for improving the welfare of the community are explored. This course has a lab component to provide the opportunity to apply knowledge and develop reasoning skills for entry-level practice. Learning outcomes include designing, developing, facilitating and implementing group interventions for varied populations.