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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

OTA.-222 Conditions of Psychosocial Dysfunction

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into College Level Reading, completion of ELAP-120 with a 2.0 or higher, or successful completion of ACRD-090, ACRD-091 or ACRD-092; OTPT-100, OTA.-100.
A review of psychiatric conditions most frequently treated in Occupational Therapy. Emphasis on occupational therapy intervention including OT evaluations treatment planning implementation and discharge planning. Community resources and documentation for psychiatric conditions are reviewed.

Course Outcomes
1. Identify the clinical picture of at least one psychiatric condition under each of the major disorder groups 2 define mental health and mental illness 3. Discuss the ole of COTA in mental health and collaboration with OTR’s on treatment implementation 4. Understand four practice models for OT in mental health 5. Recognize minimum of five practice settings for OT’s in mental health 6. Understand techniques for safe and appropriate interaction with patients 7. Understand specific occupational therapy methods, including daily living skills, homemaking/childcare, work/leisure, stress management and cognitive/sensorimotor activates 8. Define a glossary of terms 9. Recognize appropriate OT assessments for psychosocial conditions 10. Understand the occupational therapy process for psychosocial conditions - assessment, treatment planning, treatment implementation, re-assessment, termination of service, and COTA role in each of the above 11. Describe medications and side effects