OTD-736: Mental Health Evaluation & Intervention

Credits 4
Academic Level

This course will introduce the occupational therapy practice for mental health populations, with a primary focus on populations of rural Appalachia. Theoretical foundations of mental health rehabilitation including assessment and evidenced-based treatment in various rehabilitation settings will be taught. Utilizing clinical reasoning, students will apply various theories and frames of reference associated with mental health practice. Family and client-centered care and collaborative consultation across a range of settings will be emphasized. This course contains a laboratory component.