Introduction

3 Contact Hours

Play is the primary occupation of children and the primary means for occupational therapy intervention. This entry-level course helps occupational therapists assess and understand play and how it is used in therapy.

Chapter 3 Outline

Audience: OT, COTA

Skill Level: Entry-level

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. Define four characteristics of play transactions.
2. Operationally define play through play assessments.
3. Describe a process for creating intervention plans that address play concerns.

Lessons

Here is the course outline:

1. Introduction

Please read the introduction to provide you with important information and tips about your course.

2. Course Objectives - Children At Play: Assessing Play to Promote Therapeutic Outcomes

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3. Coursework - Children At Play: Assessing Play to Promote Therapeutic Outcomes

Click to view the course materials. Completion of all coursework is required to take the final exam and pass this course.

4. Course Final and Survey - Children At Play: Assessing Play to Promote Therapeutic Outcomes

Click to take the final exam. Remember, you must complete the coursework to access the final.

Completion

The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Certificate of Completion