Assistant Teaching Professor, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - Occupational Therapy
Theory and philosophies underpinning occupational therapy and occupational science.
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.
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.
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.
This course is offered in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action. Students will be introduced to contemporary issues, cultural safety and interprofessional practices relevant to Indigenous health in Canada.