Occupational Therapy 634
OCTH 634: Professional Seminar I
Prerequisite: Successful completion of OCTH 620, 622, 624, 626, and 628 or permission of the Chair
Credit Hours: (2)
Students work in groups with a faculty mentor to present and process clinical stories and dilemmas encountered in their Level I Fieldwork placements. Discourse, role-play, debate and journal writing are used to facilitate reflection and analysis.
Detailed Description of Content of the Course
This is a discussion course, intended to provide support to students as they complete a part-time fieldwork experience in a hospital or state institution.
Detailed Description of Conduct of Course
Students will work in small groups with a faculty mentor to present and process experiences from their fieldwork placements. Discourse, role-play, debate and journal writing will be used to facilitate analysis and problem-solving.
Goals and Objectives of the Course
1. Express and analyze thoughts and feelings about the fieldwork experience;
2. Analyze, synthesize, and apply models of occupational performance and theories of occupation as they relate to the clinical stories presented;
3. Collaborate with others to solve problems and plan action related to the fieldwork experience
Participation in discussions, along with graded exercises will be used to assess the outcomes of this course.
Other Course Information
Review and Approval