OCCTH - Occupational Therapy

Offered By:
Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Below are the courses available from the OCCTH subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, class times, and textbooks.

OCCTH 328 - Fieldwork View Available Classes

★ 4.5 (fi 9)(EITHER, 8 WEEKS)

Credit. Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies. Prerequisites: consent of Department; OCCTH 324 and completion of all Year 3 academic courses; attendance at Professional Development Seminar.


OCCTH 501 - Theory and Practice of Enabling Occupation View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Conceptual models and theoretical approaches applied to occupational therapy practice.


OCCTH 502 - Assessment and Evaluation of Occupational Performance View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Occupational therapy theoretical foundations, clinical reasoning, and practical approaches for the identification of occupational performance deficits. In addition students will learn basic practical client interaction skills.


OCCTH 503 - Professionalism and the Intentional Relationship in Occupational Therapy Practice View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Underpinned by theoretical perspectives, a framework is provided for students to (a) understand, develop and demonstrate professionalism, (b) learn the parameters, behaviours and skills that comprise professional practice, including therapeutic use of self and the organizations and documents that support and guide Canadian occupational therapists, and (c) work effectively with colleagues and with those they will supervise. Students participate in one week of fieldwork.


OCCTH 507 - Occupation and Society: Theory and Practice View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Theory and philosophies underpinning occupational therapy and occupational science.


OCCTH 510 - Occupational Therapy Process and Practice: Application View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 4)(EITHER, 0-2S-0)

Application of occupational therapy principles and skills, supported by evidence based practice, in physical and mental health, functioning, participation and activities. Corequisites: All Year 1 Fall Term Courses.


OCCTH 510 - Theory, Evidence and Skills in Practice: Application View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 0-1S-0)

Application of occupational therapy principles and skills, supported by evidence based practice, in physical and mental health, functioning, participation and activities. Corequisites: All Year 1 Fall Term Courses.


OCCTH 517 - Foundations of Psychiatry and Mental Health Practice for Occupational Therapists View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Foundational knowledge of the description, mechanism and classification of psychiatric phenomenon required for the provision of client centred, evidence-informed occupational therapy with persons experiencing chronic and acute mental illness.


OCCTH 518 - Assessment and Interventions for Occupational Therapists in Mental Health Practice View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Occupational therapy theories, assessments, and intervention techniques aimed at mental health promotion, illness/injury prevention and facilitation of recovery and occupational performance across the lifespan and settings.


OCCTH 519 - Enabling Occupation: Advanced Practices in Mental Health View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-1)

A discussion and analysis of selected topics of current interest in psychiatry as related to occupational therapy practice. Selected complex cases and special populations are addressed.


OCCTH 520 - Occupational Therapy Process and Practice: Integration View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 4)(EITHER, 0-2S-0)

Case based clinical reasoning to integrate occupational therapy theory and values in the selection of intervention media and modalities for physical and mental health, functioning, participation, and activities. Prerequisites: Completion of all Year 1 Fall Term courses. Corequisites: All Year 1 Winter Term courses.


OCCTH 520 - Theory, Evidence and Skills in Practice: Integration View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 0-1S-0)

Case based clinical reasoning to integrate occupational therapy theory and values in the selection of intervention media and modalities for physical and mental health, functioning, participation, and activities. Prerequisites: Completion of all Year 1 Fall Term courses. Corequisites: All Year 1 Winter Term courses.


OCCTH 522 - Enabling Occupation Through the Use of Assistive Technology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-1)

Theory and practice skills to ensure the correct interface between clients' needs, assistive technology, occupation, and context.


OCCTH 524 - Fieldwork-Learning in a Practice Context View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 3)(EITHER, 4 WEEKS)

Practical experience and application of knowledge and skills gained in fall term courses, in approved facilities and community agencies. Students will be expected to complete specific projects designed to assimilate the core knowledge of occupational therapy theory. Prerequisite: attendance at Fieldwork Orientation. Corequisites: All Year 1 Fall Term academic courses and attendance at Fieldwork Orientation.


OCCTH 525 - Fieldwork-Learning in a Practice Context View Available Classes

★ 4 (fi 8)(EITHER, 7 WEEKS)

Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies to apply and integrate the core knowledge and skills of occupational therapy. Prerequisites: Consent of Department; attendance at mandatory fieldwork session(s); completion of all Year 1 academic courses.


OCCTH 525 - Fieldwork-Learning in a Practice Context View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 7 WEEKS)

Practical experience and application of Year 1 courses in approved facilities and community agencies. Students will be expected to complete specific projects designed to integrate the core knowledge of occupational therapy theory. Prerequisites: Consent of Department; attendance at mandatory fieldwork session(s); completion of all Year 1 academic courses.


OCCTH 526 - Fieldwork - Learning in a Practice Context View Available Classes

★ 4 (fi 8)(EITHER, 7 WEEKS)

Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies to apply and integrate the core knowledge and skills of occupational therapy. Prerequisites: Consent of Department; attendance at mandatory fieldwork session(s); completion of all Year 1 and Year 2 Fall Term academic courses; OCCTH 525.


OCCTH 526 - Fieldwork - Learning in a Practice Context View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 7 WEEKS)

Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies. Prerequisites: Consent of Department; attendance at mandatory fieldwork session(s); completion of all Year 1 and Year 2 Fall Term academic courses; OCCTH 525.


OCCTH 527 - Fieldwork-Learning in a Practice Context View Available Classes

★ 4 (fi 8)(EITHER, 7 WEEKS)

Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies to apply and integrate the core knowledge and skills of occupational therapy. Prerequisites: Consent of Department; attendance at mandatory fieldwork session(s); completion of all Year 2 academic courses; OCCTH 526.


OCCTH 527 - Fieldwork-Learning in a Practice Context View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 7 WEEKS)

Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies. Prerequisites: Consent of Department; attendance at mandatory fieldwork session(s); completion of all Year 2 academic courses; OCCTH 526.


OCCTH 528 - Fieldwork - Learning in a Practice Context View Available Classes

★ 4 (fi 8)(EITHER, 7 WEEKS)

Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies to apply and integrate the core knowledge and skills of occupational therapy. Prerequisites: Consent of Department; attendance at mandatory fieldwork session(s); completion of all Year 2 academic courses; OCCTH 527.


OCCTH 528 - Fieldwork - Learning in a Practice Context View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 7 WEEKS)

Practical experience in approved facilities and community agencies. Prerequisites: Consent of Department; attendance at mandatory fieldwork session(s); completion of all Year 2 academic courses; OCCTH 527.


OCCTH 530 - Occupational Therapy Process and Practice: Synthesis View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 4)(EITHER, 0-2S-0)

The use and design of interventions for physical and mental health, functioning, participation, and activities supported by the analysis and synthesis of occupational therapy principles. Corequisites: All Year 2 Fall Term courses.


OCCTH 530 - Theory, Evidence and Skills in Practice: Synthesis View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 0-1S-0)

The use and design of interventions for physical and mental health, functioning, participation, and activities supported by the analysis and synthesis of occupational therapy principles. Corequisites: All Year 2 Fall Term courses.


OCCTH 540 - Occupational Therapy Process and Practice: Evaluation View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 0-1S-0)

Application and evaluation of occupational therapy intervention media and modalities for physical and mental health functioning, participation, and activities. Prerequisites: Completion of all Year 1 academic and fieldwork courses and Year 2, Fall Term academic and fieldwork courses. Corequisites: All Year 2 Winter term courses.


OCCTH 540 - Theory, Evidence and Skills in Practice Evaluation View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 0-1S-0)

Application and evaluation of occupational therapy intervention media and modalities for physical and mental health functioning, participation, and activities. Prerequisites: Completion of all Year 1 academic and fieldwork courses and Year 2, Fall Term academic and fieldwork courses. Corequisites: All Year 2 Winter term courses.


OCCTH 543 - Student Selected Modules View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 13 HOURS)

Students must successfully complete either a minimum of three distinct OCCTH modules or equivalent, which may include Independent study OCCTH 599 or equivalent course as determined by the department. Note: Course title is variable; course may be repeated.


OCCTH 543 - Student Selected Modules View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 13 HOURS)

Students must successfully complete either a minimum of three modules in different topics or one *3 Individual Study (OCCTH 599 or equivalent). Note: Course title is variable; course may be repeated.


OCCTH 550 - Occupational Therapy Process and Practice: Transition View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 13 HOURS)

The focus in the course is to transition from entry-level student to entry-level clinician. The course will include a comprehensive clinical capping assessment that is designed to use practical course content and activities in applying entry-level competencies.


OCCTH 553 - Influences on Occupational Performance: Human Systems III -Adaptability of the Nervous System View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Principles of nervous system adaptation and plasticity over the lifespan, with an emphasis on nervous system response to injury and disease, and the biological basis for occupational performance. Prerequisites: Completion of all Year 1 academic and fieldwork courses. Corequisites: OCCTH 530, 557.


OCCTH 554 - Enabling Occupation through Neurological Rehabilitation View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Occupational therapy for neurological conditions encountered in practice. Prerequisites: Completion of all Year 1 academic and fieldwork courses and Year 2, Fall Term academic and fieldwork courses. Corequisites: OCCTH 540, 558.


OCCTH 555 - Enabling Occupation and Participation for Children and Youth View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-1)

Application of occupational therapy principles with an emphasis on children, youth and families, supported by evidence-based practice, and the incorporation of current theories, complex integrated case studies, and experiential learning.


OCCTH 556 - Enabling Occupation and Participation for Older Adults View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Application of occupational therapy principles with an emphasis on older adults and families, supported by evidence-based practice, and the incorporation of both current theories and complex integrated case studies.


OCCTH 558 - Enabling Occupation: Community View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Application and integration of occupational therapy principles and practice for community service models. Community development approaches and collaboration highlight emerging roles for occupational therapists within the community-level in local, national, and international contexts.


OCCTH 559 - Enabling Occupation: Productivity View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The relationship between the client's occupational performance strengths and resources in meeting the demands and expectations of productivity roles in workplace, home and community.


OCCTH 562 - Evidence-Based Practice in Occupational Therapy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Critical evaluation of occupational therapy and related literature including methodology and design.


OCCTH 563 - Research Design and Knowledge Translation View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Examination of: (a) research methodology and design as they (i) apply to the development of a project proposal and (ii) as they affect published findings in the literature; and (b) consideration of how knowledge is translated into occupational therapy practice.


OCCTH 564 - Evaluation of Healthcare Systems and Occupational Therapy Services View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course uses social research procedures to evaluate quality assurance and other processes, structures and outcomes of health systems, services and programs most relevant to the field of rehabilitation and occupational therapy.


OCCTH 565 - Scholarly Practice View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 0-1S-0)

This course will further the students' knowledge of the resources and skills required for successful completion of OCCTH 900 Directed Final Project.


OCCTH 566 - Research and Scholarly Practice View Available Classes

★ 4 (fi 8)(EITHER, 2-2S-0)

Critical thinking, assessing, evaluating and synthesizing the evidence for occupational therapy and a review of evidence generation methodologies and research design. Understanding and application of principles of knowledge translation as it relates to the healthcare and the profession of occupational therapy.


OCCTH 566 - Evidence-Based Practice and Knowledge Translation in Occupational Therapy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Critical thinking, accessing, evaluating and synthesizing the evidence for occupational therapy and a review of evidence generation methodologies and research design. Understanding and application of principles of knowledge translation as it relates to the healthcare and the profession of occupational therapy.


OCCTH 567 - Research Design and Scholarly Practice View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Research methodology and design as they apply to the development of a directed Final Project.


OCCTH 583 - Influences on Occupational Performance: Human Systems I: Structure, Function and Conditions View Available Classes

★ 4 (fi 8)(EITHER, 4-0-1)

The study of: (a) physical human systems, nervous system and occupational performance deficits resulting from illness, injury, and disease; and (b) the concurrent development of related assessment skills and occupational therapy interventions.


OCCTH 584 - Influences on Occupational Performance: Human Systems II: Conditions and Interventions View Available Classes

★ 4 (fi 8)(EITHER, 4-0-1)

Occupational performance deficits resulting from illness, injury, and disease and the application of related assessment skills and occupational therapy interventions.


OCCTH 585 - Influences on Occupational Performance: Human Systems III: Theory and Practice in Neurology View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITHER, 6-0-1)

Application of occupational therapy principles, supported by current principles of neuroscience, for neurological conditions encountered in practice.


OCCTH 585 - Influences on Occupational Performance: Human Systems III: Theory and Practice in Neurology View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITHER, 6-0-0)

Application of occupational therapy principles, supported by current principles of neuroscience, for neurological conditions encountered in practice.


OCCTH 599 - Individual Study View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi VAR)(EITH/SP/SU, UNASSIGNED)

Designed to allow a student to pursue a topic of interest in more depth than permitted by existing courses. Prerequisite: Departmental approval of plan of study. May be repeated.


OCCTH 699 - Individual Study View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi VAR)(EITH/SP/SU, VARIABLE)

Designed to allow a student to pursue an advanced topic of interest in more depth than permitted by existing courses. Prerequisite: Departmental approval of plan of study. May be repeated.


OCCTH 900A - Directed Final Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The synthesis of academic knowledge, with fieldwork experiences and directed to the exploration of a specific topic, relevant to occupational therapy. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking through required participation in seminars, a written report and a conference style presentation.


OCCTH 900A - Directed Final Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The synthesis of academic knowledge, with fieldwork experiences and directed to the exploration of a specific topic, relevant to occupational therapy. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking through required participation in seminars, a written report and a conference style presentation.


OCCTH 900B - Directed Final Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The synthesis of academic knowledge, with fieldwork experiences and directed to the exploration of a specific topic, relevant to occupational therapy. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking through required participation in seminars, a written report and a conference style presentation.


OCCTH 900B - Directed Final Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The synthesis of academic knowledge, with fieldwork experiences and directed to the exploration of a specific topic, relevant to occupational therapy. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking through required participation in seminars, a written report and a conference style presentation.


OCCTH 903A - Directed Final Project View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The synthesis of academic knowledge, with fieldwork experiences and directed to the exploration of a specific topic, relevant to occupational therapy. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking through required participation in seminars, a written report and a conference style presentation.


OCCTH 903B - Directed Final Project View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The synthesis of academic knowledge, with fieldwork experiences and directed to the exploration of a specific topic, relevant to occupational therapy. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking through required participation in seminars, a written report and a conference style presentation.


OCCTH 906 - Directed Final Project - Program Design and Evaluation View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The synthesis of academic knowledge, clinical experience, and program evaluation directed to the exploration and evaluation of a specific topic, relevant to occupational therapy practice. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking through required participation in seminars, a written report and a conference style presentation.


OCCTH 906A - Directed Final Project - Program Design and Evaluation View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The synthesis of academic knowledge, clinical experience, and program evaluation directed to the exploration and evaluation of a specific topic, relevant to occupational therapy practice. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking through required participation in seminars, a written report and a conference style presentation.


OCCTH 906B - Directed Final Project - Program Design and Evaluation View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

The synthesis of academic knowledge, clinical experience, and program evaluation directed to the exploration and evaluation of a specific topic, relevant to occupational therapy practice. Students will demonstrate inquiry, reflection and critical thinking through required participation in seminars, a written report and a conference style presentation.