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Sinclair College

OTA 1211 Occupational Therapy Assistant Foundations I

Introduction to occupational therapy and people with physical, psychosocial and/or developmental disabilities in a non-traditional community-based setting with supervision provided by a licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant. Focuses on activity implementation, observation skills, professionalism, therapeutic use of self and occupational therapy practice framework language. Two classroom, three clinical hours per week.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Rehabilitation Services
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: OTA 1111 


  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework.
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize sound judgment in regard to safety of self and others, and adhere to safety regulations throughout the occupational therapy process.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively interact throughout written, oral and nonverbal communication with client/family/care givers, colleagues, other health care providers and the public in a professionally acceptable manner.
  • Demonstrate the ability to choose and analyze activities incorporating the language of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Clinical Hours: 3