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2018-19 Catalog 
2018-19 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OCTA 142 - Theory of Psychosocial Occupation

Explores the theory and practice of psychosocial occupation in occupational therapy including psychosocial frames of reference, interview techniques, principles of therapeutic groups, group leadership, and analysis of group dynamics in the intervention setting. A review of psychosocial theory, stages of human development in the social-emotional arena, and group leadership is presented. Addresses the need for a balanced life that includes work, rest, and leisure to promote wellness. Practicum experiences are included to enable the student to participate in and observe group dynamics, leadership, and development and implementation of functional group activities as part of the occupational therapy (OT) process. Prerequisite(s): C or better in BIOL 142, OCTA 134, and PSYC 232.
(PCS 1.2, 3 credit hours - 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)