OTA112 - Therapeutic Activities I

This course covers areas of human occupation through analysis of activities of daily living- work, leisure, play and self-care.  Students develop an understanding of the nature and value of occupation to support client participation and performance through therapeutic crafts and daily living activities.

Credits: 4

Offered: Winter and Summer


  1. Articulate the influence of social conditions and the ethical context in which humans choose and engage in occupations.
  2. Express support for the quality of life, well-being, and occupation of the individual, group or population to promote health and prevention of injury and disease considering context and environment
  3. Provide therapeutic use of occupation and activities (e.g., occupation-based activity, practice skills, preparatory methods).
  4. Demonstrate task analysis relative to areas of occupation, performance skills, performance patterns, activity demands, context(s) and client factors to implement the intervention plan.
  5. Demonstrate a variety of activities that can be utilized and graded within the therapeutic environment.