6 Contact Hours
Occupational Therapists play a critical role in the development of self-care skills in children living with a disability. This course addresses self-care skills in children with disabilities and provides occupational therapists tools to analyze and assess self-care tasks to identify client factors that affect performance, while also providing specific examples and a model for clinical problem-solving and intervention. This entry-level course is appropriate for occupational therapists and assistants.
Audience: OT, COTA
Skill Level: Entry-level
Contact Hours: 6
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.
By the end of this course, each learner will be able to:
- Explain how body functions and structures, performance skills, routines and habits, and activity demands all affect a child’s engagement in activities of daily living (ADL) tasks and participation in occupations.
- Describe how cultural influences determine the ADL tasks that are expected of children at various ages and are therefore critical to planning assessment and intervention.
- Identify formal and informal approaches for examining ADL tasks, activity demands, and the context in which the tasks occur.
- Describe intervention strategies, including task analysis, modeling, prompting, grading, assistive devices, and visual supports, that assist children in becoming as independent
as possible in their own ADL skills.
- Apply concepts for analyzing self-care tasks to the specific tasks of eating and feeding, sleep and rest, personal device care, and sexual expression.
Here is the course outline:
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2. Course Objectives - I Can Do It Myself! Developing Self-Care Skills in Children
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3. Coursework - I Can Do It Myself! Developing Self-Care Skills in Children
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4. Course Final and Survey - I Can Do It Myself! Developing Self-Care Skills in Children
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The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:
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