OT 330: Psychosocial Studies and Group Process I

Course Description This course integrates the theory and practice of occupational therapy in the area of psychosocial dysfunction. It introduces psychiatric setting terminology and diagnoses, and reviews psychological theories. It provides an overview of psychosocial occupational therapy for mental illness and other psychosocial conditions and examines the frames of reference and techniques utilized by the occupational therapist. A group dynamics lab is included to enable the student to utilize skills learned in this course under the guidance of the faculty, and to further enhance the student's professional and personal growth.
Credits 3