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PRACTICE MODELS AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES I (1 cr.)
This course explores a variety of occupational therapy service delivery models as well as different populations that you may find yourself working with in emerging practice areas. The topics are in relation to content taught concurrently in OSOT 2330. Topics vary and may include: community mental health settings, club models, homeless populations, torture survivors and programs in shelters and support agencies. The course addresses professional issues related to evidence-based practice, leadership, ethics, advocacy, reimbursement and program evaluation in the context of current global social issues. Preparation for Level II Fieldwork including supervision guidelines will also be addressed. Teaching/learning methods include guest speakers, structured discussions and lectures. Prerequisites: OSOT 1040, 1210, 1250, 1270, 1300. Co-requisites: OSOT 2330, 2360.