HP 635 School Based Pediatric OT & PT, 3 credits

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with intermediate level knowledge related to the provision of best practice occupational therapy services within the educational environment. Practices particularly relevant to the school setting in terms of assessment, individualized educational planning, intervention, re-assessment and discharge will be discussed. Additional course topics will include legislation, service provision models, evidence-based practice in the schools, consultation, effective teaming, and advocacy.