Occupational Therapy Process I: Pediatric Intervention

OT411 (Not Liberal Arts) Occupational Therapy Process I: Pediatric Intervention 5 hrs. 4 crs. This is a course on Occupational Therapy treatment for pediatric populations. Interventions emphasize children with motor, cognitive pervasive developmental delay and learning disability. Contrast is made between traditional hierarchical models and the current dynamic system theory view of developmental process and skill acquisition. Emphasis is on application of child centered and occupational performance models of treatment. Field observations and experimental learning will be used to augment discussion of professional issues in practice. Lab component will include but not limited to application of concepts and practice of treatment techniques. Preq: Department permission required. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory.