Educational Goals

The professional occupational therapist should think logically and analytically, communicate clearly and effectively, be intellectually autonomous, understand the interrelationship of various branches of knowledge, and acquire a set of personal and professional values. The following are the program-specific educational goals:

  1. Establish a therapeutic relationship and maintain rapport with clients.      
  2. Evaluate clients using interview, observation and testing.
  3. Identify problems appropriate for occupational therapy intervention and plan treatment with an identified frame of reference.
  4. Effectively and efficiently implement client intervention.
  5. Supervise the implementation of client intervention.
  6. Manage the intervention setting.
  7. Consult and participate in health care planning.
  8. Identify, implement, write and critique research relevant to occupational therapy theory and practice.