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2017-2018 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Jul 22, 2024
2017-2018 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
Examines the history, philosophy, and science of the profession of occupational therapy. The focus is on the meaning of occupation and its role in health, wellness, and participation. Occupational science and occupational performance theories of practice are introduced. Examines how occupational therapists develop and manage their therapeutic relationships with clients using a model of intentional relationships, focusing on the use of narrative reasoning, emotional intelligence and empathy, and a client-centered collaborative approach. Formal interview techniques and casual conversation approaches used to obtain information are introduced and practiced.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad Letter Grade
Course Requirements: PLAN: Occupational Therapy (MOT)

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