OTED-50600 Occupational Therapy and Pediatrics 1

The focus of this course is on employing the Occupational Therapy Process with infants, toddlers, children, and adolescents. Students will explore the scope of traditional and emerging pediatric practice settings and service delivery models, as well as the influence of parents and caregivers in the therapy context. In addition, students will learn to use various theories, models of practice, and frames of reference to develop evaluation and intervention plans to provide evidence-based therapy services to pediatric clients with and at-risk for a variety of different conditions. Evaluation methods, interventions, tools, policies and legislation influencing practice, and the range of occupational therapy roles in pediatric practice will be examined. This course includes a lab component.




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