04905/Occupational Therapy (OC THER)
|The educational program in Occupational Therapy is at the Masterís degree level. For information go to: www.temple.edu/ot or call the department at 215-707-4813.|
1001. Exploring Occupational Therapy (2 s.h.) F. (Formerly: OC THER 0001.)
(Formerly: OC THER 0001.)
This course, designed for non-majors, serves as an overview and introduction to occupational therapy (OT). Socio-historical influences leading to the establishment of the profession will be explored, as well as the philosophical foundation of "occupation" as therapeutic intervention. Experiential learning includes guided observation of a clinical setting as well as hands-on activities. Weekly readings from multiple sources inform students of professional issues and first-hand experiences of individuals adapting to disability and rehabilitation.