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of the process of group dynamics, remediation of role dysfunction within various cultures, populations, and diagnosis groups. Prerequisites: PSYC 232; OCCT 314; OCCT 315 Co-requisites: GOCCT 517 1 credit GOCCT 519: OT Intervention: Psychosocial II This course integrates OT theory and practice and the use of self in a therapeutic manner (the intentional relationship) in relation to occupational therapy evaluations, interventions, and clinical fieldwork experiences. The basis for this course is mental health throughout the lifespan and this represents the course framework. Mental health diagnosis, signs, symptoms, medications, and behaviors will be presented. Fieldwork placements for this course will provide a dynamic and total experience of academic learning placed into clinical action with clients who experience mental health issues either primarily or secondarily in the community. This course includes traditional lecture, student presentations, and community-based fieldwork placements throughout the semester. Prerequisites: GOCCT 517; GOCCT 518; PSYC 232 Co-requisite: GOCCT 520 4 credits GOCCT 520: OT Intervention: Psychosocial II Lab This lab course integrates OT theory and practice and the use of self in a therapeutic manner (the intentional relationship) in relation to occupational therapy evaluations, interventions, and clinical fieldwork experiences. Course labs provide hands-on activities to strengthen concepts learned in lecture and provide a format for peer learning of evaluations, screens, and interventions. Prerequisites: GOCCT 517; GOCCT 518; PSY 232 Co-requisite: GOCCT 519 1 credit GOCCT 530: Community-Based Intervention Therapeutic intervention with concentration on community based practice and populations; special emphasis on the needs of the elderly; health/wellness programs; community centers; homeless populations; and special considerations in home health. Prerequisites: OCCT 486, GOCCT 511, GOCCT 512, GOCCT 519, GOCCT 520 Co-requisites: GOCCT 531, GOCCT 532, GOCCT 537, GOCCT 538 3 credits GOCCT 531: OT Intervention: Physical Disabilities I This course examines the Occupational Therapy evaluation and treatment planning process as it relates to individuals with physical disabilities. Students will acquire information regarding evaluation of all areas of the Occupational Therapy domain: occupation; client factors; performance skills; performance patterns; and contexts and environments. Students will also gain knowledge of intervention planning, documentation, and specific intervention practice settings, as they relate to individuals with physical disabilities. Prerequisites: OCCT 486; GOCCT 511; GOCCT 512; GOCCT 519; GOCCT 520 Co-requisites: GOCCT 532 3 credits GOCCT 532: OT Intervention: Physical Disabilities I Lab This lab course builds upon the information acquired in OT Intervention: Physical Disabilities I Lecture. Students will gain hands-on experiences related to evaluations, intervention planning, documentation, and specific intervention practice settings, as they relate to individuals with physical disabilities. Prerequisites: OCCT 486; GOCCT 511; GOCCT 512; GOCCT 519; GOCCT 520 Co-requisites: GOCCT 531 1 credit GOCCT 533: OT Intervention: Physical Disabilities II This course explores the analysis and adaptation of the human and non-human environments in response to role dysfunction, as well as architectural barriers, orthotics, prosthetics, wheelchair prescription and management, adaptive equipment and assistive technology. OT interventions for specific adult physical disabilities including orthopedic, neurological and

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Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019