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Occupational Therapy for Children- Module 4: Psychosocial Issues, Assistive Technology & Mobility

Product #
1082OT
Type
OT/OTA
Hours
10
Approval Status

Course Description:

This course is derived from the textbook Occupational Therapy for Children by Jane Case-Smith, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA and Jane Clifford O'Brien, PhD, OTR/L.  Occupational Therapy for Children focuses on children from infancy to adolescence and gives comprehensive coverage of both conditions and treatment techniques in all settings. The course includes author contributions, new research and theories, new techniques, and current trends to keep the therapist in step with the changes in pediatric OT practice.  The text provides a strong focus on evidence-based practice with the addition of key research notes and explanations of the evidentiary basis for specific interventions. 

This course covers chapters 13, 20, and 21

  • Chapter 13: Psychosocial Issues Affecting Social Participation
  • Chapter 20: Influencing Participation Through Assistive Technology
  • Chapter 21: Mobility 

Methods of Instruction:

Online course available via internet 

Target Audience:

Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapist Assistants

Educational Level:

Intermediate 

Prerequisites:

None 

Course Goals and Objectives:

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

 1.  Identify types of temperament
 2.  Recognize types/signs of child abuse
 3.  Differentiate between common types of mental disorders
 4.  Identify activity-based interventions for children with mental disorders
 5.  Identify legislation related to assistive technology
 6.  Recognize the characteristics of learned helplessness and self-determination and how
     they can be utilized in therapy
 7.  Recognize criteria for evaluating assistive technology devices
 8.  Recognize Judith Sweeney's EASY method for facilitating acceptance of AT
 9.  Differentiate between the Principle's of Universal Design
10. Identify the Basic Communication Rights
11. Recognize the types of communication competence
12. Recognize the continuum of assistive technology devices
13. Identify developmental mobility milestones
14. Recognize elements of a mobility device evaluation
15. Identify alternative mobility devices
16. Identify the common wheelchair features for an evaluation and their proper usage
17. List considerations for a seating evaluation 

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:

A score of 70% or greater on the post-test

OT State Approvals

Alabama
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California
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Connecticut
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Delaware
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District of Columbia
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Florida
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Georgia
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Hawaii
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Illinois
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Indiana
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Iowa
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Kansas
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Louisiana
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Maine
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Massachusetts
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Michigan
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Nebraska
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Nevada
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New Hampshire
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New Jersey
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New York
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North Carolina
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Ohio
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Tennessee
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Texas
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