Master of Science (Occupational Therapy) (MSc OT) to enter the profession - Enabling Occupation 1: Mental Health OCCU 5011   Enabling Occupation 1: Mental Health
CREDIT HOURS: 5
This course introduces students to the occupational therapy process of practice used in relation to the personal and environmental factors of individuals who are experiencing mental health problems. Classroom sessions will focus on learning the background knowledge required, while skill development laboratory sessions will focus on the development of practice skills such as establishing the therapeutic relationship, identifying person and environmental factors affecting occupational performance and engagement, and determining appropriate occupational therapy intervention approaches. Integration seminars will be conducted to make connections between content from all courses explicit and to clearly indicate to students how content relates to the acquisition of competencies for the profession. TECHNOLOGY: Consult http://www.dal.ca/ilo for current technology requirements
FORMAT: Lecture
FORMAT COMMENTS: Lecture and Lab
LAB HOURS PER WEEK: 4
PREREQUISITES: Admission to the MSc(OT) program, or previously approved special student status from the School of Occupational Therapy and the Faculty of Graduate Studies, or by permission of instructor.
RESTRICTIONS: Admission to the MSc(OT) program
EXCLUSIONS: OCCU 5001