OCC 746 Leadership and Advancement in Occupational Therapy Practice

This course will cover information on how to provide effective occupational services:  The role of the occupational therapy manager; running a business/department/program; leadership; maintain standards; use evidence; understand policy; and prepare next-generation leaders.  It will foster professional development in leadership, management, and advocacy.  The course prepares students for the lifelong task of professional growth as a leader.  Students gain an understanding of how to carry out the role of an occupational therapy manager, start and run a private practice or business, follow professional regulations and policy, utilize evidence, acquire grant funding, and become future leaders.