Advanced knowledge for psychosocial practiced in occupational therapy. Discussion of specific populations including mentally ill substance abusers, mentally ill elderly, homeless persons, persons with eating disorders. Roles of occupational therapists in diverse settings & programs. Family intervention, crises intervention, suicide prevention, program planning of special needs groups in adult care, nursing homes, home care & homeless shelters will be covered. Case management skills for team leadership will be emphasized as prevention as they contribute to overall occupational performance.
- Old Course Number: E40.2746