OTD 865. Occupation-Based Practice. 3 Hours.

This course is designed to critically review Occupational Therapy theories, research, practice models and frameworks using the tenets of occupation based practice. Students will analyze seminal literature from occupational science and relate theory and evidence to practice. Students will review their specified area of practice to develop a proposed method of practice that incorporates empirical evidence and practice methods. Finally, students will select a mentor from their practice area to review their proposal. Critical feedback will be incorporated into a final presentation and paper. PREREQUISITE: Permission of Department. LEC.

OTDE 865. Program Evaluation and Development. 2 Hours.

In this course, students will explore the traditional and innovative ways to evaluate professional services and systems. Students will develop skills to conduct program evaluations and propose new or improved programs based on gaps in care available through current service delivery. Students will examine the purpose and process of program evaluation and program development in a variety of settings. Through lecture, discussion and a project they will develop a program evaluation and/or program development in preparation for their capstone project. Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior coursework required by the OTDE curriculum. LEC.