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Sinclair College

OTA 2415 Occupational Therapy Assistant & Psychosocial Dysfunction Lab

Focus on psychosocial dysfunction intervention to increase independence in areas of occupation. Screening and evaluation of occupational performance affected by psychosocial dysfunction. Includes use of occupations for purpose of psychosocial dysfunction assessments and interventions. Role of the Occupational Therapy Assistant in a variety of mental health settings and in the therapeutic group process. Four lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: OTA 1214 


  • Demonstrate ability to provide remediating and/or compensatory interventions for cognitive, thought, emotional, orientation, and/or personality skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to grade and adapt the environment, tools, material, occupations and interventions to reflect the changing needs of the client and the sociocultural context.
  • Demonstrate the ability to gather and share data for the purpose of evaluating clients' occupational performance in activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, education, work, play, leisure and social participation.

Credit Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 4