OCTH 705 Essentials of Occupational Therapy V: Management and Leadership

Management and leadership styles, characteristics and functions that foster collaboration, promote visionary thinking and enable change are critically examined for the occupational therapy health professional. Management and leadership styles, team building, conflict resolution, organizational systems, as well as supervisory and management roles (budgeting, reimbursement, facility design, clinic maintenance, human resources, staffing patterns, policies and procedures, marketing, needs assessment risk management and program evaluation) are studied and practiced. The role of mentorship, sociopolitical awareness, activism and lifelong learning in advancement of the profession are evaluated for implementation in clinical practice. Students will develop an individualized leadership development plan for Level II fieldwork, their advanced practice doctoral experiences and clinical practice.

Credits

6

Prerequisite

Successful completion of previous module of the Traditional Occupational Therapy Program