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Ch 11: Advocating for OT Client & Community Needs

About This Chapter

This chapter offers you the opportunity to review prevention and early intervention practices in occupational therapy. You can use these lessons to support health or other relevant class studies or to prepare for professional certification exams in this field.

Advocating for OT Client and Community Needs - Chapter Summary

From health promotion to training programs, there are many ways that individuals can be made aware of topics relating to health and wellness, injury and disease prevention, lifestyle choices and more. Video and text lessons provide overviews of practices and strategies designed to address various approaches to prevention in OT.

You will review lessons that focus on such issues as personal wellness, housing options for older adults, employee training programs and health promotion. After you complete this chapter, you should be able to:

  • List the three levels of prevention in occupational therapy
  • Define health and wellness and the interaction between these two concepts
  • Describe early intervention strategies for students with disabilities
  • Discuss the effects of lifestyle choices, behaviors and decisions impacting personal wellness
  • Note housing options available to older adults
  • Identify and explain different types of employee training programs

These short and accessible lessons are designed to provide a quick and fun way you can learn more about these topics. Expert instructors guide you easily through each lesson. and you can track your progress using your Dashboard. Self-assessment quizzes are great tools you can use to measure the depth of your knowledge about this material as you move through the chapter.

6 Lessons in Chapter 11: Advocating for OT Client & Community Needs
Early Intervention for Students with Disabilities

1. Early Intervention for Students with Disabilities

Like many aspects of life, it is important to identify students' disabilities early in order to create effective intervention programs. This lesson will discuss the importance of early disability intervention and give examples of actions to be taken.

Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

2. Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

It's important to be happy and healthy! This lesson will contrast between health and wellness as well as what the different dimension of wellness are and how they interact.

What Is the Health Promotion Model? - Definition & Theory

3. What Is the Health Promotion Model? - Definition & Theory

In this lesson, you will learn about the health promotion model and its influences on health behaviors. You will also gain an understanding of the theory behind the health promotion model and how that theory affects health promotion outcomes.

Lifestyle Choices and Personal Wellness: Decisions, Behavior & Prevention

4. Lifestyle Choices and Personal Wellness: Decisions, Behavior & Prevention

What are lifestyle choices? What are acute and chronic problems? Which U.S. agencies are important for disease prevention? You'll find out about this and more in this lesson!

Housing Options for Older Adults

5. Housing Options for Older Adults

In this lesson, we will discuss where a person can choose to live as their needs change in their older years. We will look at the options available and the factors that influence a person's decision.

Types of Employee Training Programs

6. Types of Employee Training Programs

There are several types of employee training programs. Employees may receive basic literacy training, interpersonal skills training, technical training, problem-solving training and diversity or sensitivity training. Each type of training targets a different facet of an organization's overall culture and performance.

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NBCOT COTA Exam: Test Prep & Study Guide
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