Psychosocial Occupational Therapy: Intervention and Outcomes aims to develop professional reasoning for using client-centered occupations as the primary modality for intervention to help clients achieve desired outcomes. The course emphasizes utilizing evidence to inform decision making and applying appropriate psychosocial theories, models of practice, and frames of reference to guide the occupational therapy process for clients experiencing psychosocial and mental health conditions, including dual diagnoses. Therapeutic use of self will serve as a foundation for learning group processes and dynamics. The course also considers the importance of self-care as a healthcare professional and lifestyle factors to promote stress resilience and well-being to support care provision of persons, communities, and populations.
OTD students only