Introduction

3 Contact Hours

No two children and no two families are alike. This course describes factors that affect the daily routine of families. It explains Ecocultural theory, which provides a foundation for assessment and intervention by considering the context in which the child lives. This entry-level course is appropriate for occupational therapists and assistants.

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. Identify factors that influence children’s task performance and the construction of their everyday routines.
2. Describe the various influences on a child’s participation of everyday activities.
3. Explain ecocultural theory, including its implications for occupational therapy practice.

Here is the course outline:

1. Introduction

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2. Course Objectives - Every Kid is Different: Considerations for OT Treatment

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3. Coursework - Every Kid is Different: Considerations for OT Treatment

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4. Course Final and Survey - Every Kid is Different: Considerations for OT Treatment

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Completion

The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Certificate of Completion