Occupational Therapy Within a Mental Health Facility

Doctoral Capstone Presentation
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Rating: 4.8 out of 5 (3 ratings)
475 students
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Learners will be able to identify the importance of the capstone learning objectives and activities
Learners will be able to identify the importance of the many artifacts that coincided with each learning objective
Learners will understand the unique role occupational therapy has within mental health
Learners will understand the importance of advocating for quality mental health services


  • There are no requirements for taking this course


In this course, you will learn about the current lack of quality mental health care services, the need for community awareness and education on the stigma surrounding individuals living with mental illness, and the overall benefits that occupational therapy can have on an individual struggling with mental health through various skilled interventions.

This Udemy course contains evidence-based research to support the need for an increase in occupational therapy services within the mental health community. There are attached artifacts and resources included in this course that are able to be downloaded for your convenience for enhanced learning and understanding.

The development of this course is based on research conducted prior to the start of my doctoral capstone experience and it is further backed by evidence based practices and clinical experience at Optimae Rehabilitation Services and Mindspring Mental Health Alliance. For further information on the topics discussed, there are several APA style references at the end of this presentation for your convienience.

Please enjoy this course and do not hesitate to message the instructor with any questions you may have related to this topic and presentation as contact information will be made available at the end of the presentation. Thank you for taking the time to view this course, and I hope you find it to be enriching and beneficial.

Who this course is for:

  • Occupational therapists, OTAs, occupational therapy students, or anyone interested in the quality of occupational therapy services and the impact they can bring to enhance the health and wellness of those living with mental illness.


Occupational Therapy student at Drake University
Jessica Haggerty
  • 4.8 Instructor Rating
  • 3 Reviews
  • 475 Students
  • 1 Course

My name is Jessica Haggerty and I completed my doctoral capstone at both Optimae Rehabilitation Services and Mindspring Mental Health Alliance. I am currently an occupational therapy student at Drake University and will be graduating with my OTD in May of 2022. Thank you for taking the time to view this course.

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