OTA-121 - Psychosocial Pathology

3 credits

The classification system for psychiatric diagnoses helps professionals in occupational therapy understand their patients' problems, communicate with one another and design clinical interventions. This course will explore how medical practitioners view individuals with mental health problems and the implications of psychiatric symptoms for our clients' functional abilities. This is a hybrid course; approximately 50% of course meetings are held on site, 50% on line.  Course materials and assignments are posted on Blackboard.

Prerequisite(s): OTA-102 OTA-111 OTA-114 OTA-122 PSY-210 

Corequisite(s): OTA-103 

Previously known as: OCCP-301