OCC 520A Occupational Performance in the Older Adult

This course is an introduction to occupational therapy with older adults. It focuses on occupational behavior, explores developmental theories, occupational therapy frames of reference, and their application to physical and psycho-social conditions typically seen in older adults. Psychosocial factors influencing engagement in occupation will be integrated for the development of client-centered, meaningful, occupation-based outcomes. The course will incorporate evidence –based practice and apply knowledge to a variety of clinical and community settings.




OCC 511; OCC 513; OCC 515