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OTA 2150 — Occupational Therapy for Psychosocial Dysfunction II    3 Credit hours  1.5 Contact hour

Relates occupational therapy treatment theories and intervention to psychosocial dysfunction. Group process, group dynamics, group behaviors, and the application of group work in the occupational therapy field are examined. Occupational therapy treatment theories, models, and frames of reference are used to establish group treatment plans. Group leadership is discussed, implemented and assessed. Students integrate knowledge through formulating and implementing group treatment plans for peers in the classroom and for clients in the clinic. The course instructor acts as the supervising and collaborating OT for a group case study project where students integrate the therapeutic process including therapeutic use of self, environment, and activity. Therapeutic use of self and professionalism is fostered through reflection and assessment in final preparation for Level II Fieldwork. Culmination of course material occurs as the students write, submit, and present a proposal to provide occupational therapy services to an emerging area of practice in the mental health arena utilizing evidence based practice, interviewing of current occupational therapists, and application of knowledge gained from the course. "C" grade policy applies.
Prerequisites: OTA 2100
Corequisites: SOC 1010, OTA-2150C, OTA-2150L.