Introduction

3 Contact Hours
This course helps therapists understand children from the child's perception in order develop effective intervention strategies that incorporate the whole child and not just the presenting disability or injury. This intermediate course will benefit occupational, physical, and speech therapists and assistants who work with children living with a disability or injury.

Chapter 5 Outline

Audience: OT, COTA, PT, PTA, ST

Skill Level: Intermediate

Contact Hours: 3


The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA 

Teaching Methods: Course content includes text from, "Kids Can Be Kids: A Childhood Occupations Approach (2012)" Edited by Shelly J. Lane, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA and Anita C. Bundy, ScD, OTR, FAOTA.  Copyright 2012 FA Davis.  All Rights Reserved. Used with Permission.

Criteria for Passing: Each learner must complete all learning activities/handouts and pass a final exam to receive credit.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, each learner will be able to:

1. Describe the diversity of children’s lives and experiences.
2. Describe the potential impact of impairment and disability on children’s identities.
3. Identify ways in which children can experience resilience and address issues of vulnerability.
4. Explain the importance of reflective and respectful practice when working with children.

Here is the course outline:

1. Introduction

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2. Course Objectives - Kids Being Kids: How Children With Disabilities Perceive the World

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3. Coursework - Kids Being Kids: How Children With Disabilities Perceive the World

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4. Course Final and Survey - Kids Being Kids: How Children With Disabilities Perceive the World

Completion

The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Certificate of Completion