Dec 04, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog
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OTH 505 - Impact of Mental Health on Occupational Performance Lecture


In this first practice course, students will be introduced to the OT process employed when working with adults experiencing mental health challenges. The etiology, symptoms, and course of mental health conditions are integrated with analysis of occupational performance through the person-environment-occupation model of OT practice. Contextual considerations for this area of OT practice are examined, including characteristics of the individual, families and caregivers, and the mental health care system. During lab sessions, students will explore assessment tools and intervention strategies focusing on the intersection of mental health conditions, cognition, and sensory processing in the adult population.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of all previous coursework.
Co-requisite(s): OTH 508  and OTH 509  
Credits: 3

Course Typically Offered: Spring and Summer
Course Type: Occupational Therapy



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