OT 536 Foundations of Occupational Therapy (3)
This course focuses on major historical and current theoretical constructs underlying occupational behavior, with social, cultural, and clinical research perspectives analyzed for their impact on theory development. The impact of theory and its influence on assessment and practice in occupational therapy will be explored. Emphasis is placed on the development of knowledge and comprehension of occupational behavior, learning developmental and psychodynamic theories and models of health and disability. Principles of clinical reasoning and medical terminology will be addressed. Diverse-background students only.