OT 647

Treatment of Mental Disorders

Review of symptomatology, DSM-IV-TR diagnoses, and introduction to occupational therapy evaluation methods, intervention principles and mental health frames of reference for children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric clients in occupational therapy settings. Mental health law, client rights, the recovery movement, and occupational impacts of pharmaceuticals are emphasized.

Prerequisites: Co-requisite: OT 612 and 633a.