Online Course: The Short Child Occupational Profile (SCOPE)
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Online Course: The Short Child Occupational Profile (SCOPE)
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SKU: OL4847

Publisher: AOTA Continuing Education

Published: 2011

Member Price
Non-Member Price: $289.00

Product Overview

Presented by Patricia Bowyer, EdD, MS, OTR, FAOTA; Hany Ngo, MOT, OTR; and Jessica Kramer, PhD, OTR

Earn .6 AOTA CEU (7.5 NBCOT PDUs/6 contact hours)

This course is available in two formats: CD-ROM or online.  Please order this product if you want the CD-ROM.  If you prefer to order the CD-ROM format, click here.

Course Description

Introducing practitioners to The Short Child Occupational Profile (SCOPE) assessment tool, this new continuing education course provides occupational therapy professionals with a systematic way to document a child's motivation for occupations, habits and roles, skills, and environmental supports and barriers. In a holistic approach to documenting a child's occupational strengths and challenges, the SCOPE enables practitioners to focus on participation and can be used with children and youth ages birth to 21 in a range of practice contexts, such as school, home, inpatient and community practice settings. With ratings based on each child's unique developmental trajectory, SCOPE can capture the strengths and challenges of children of all abilities.

Presented in 2 parts with specific learning objectives for each, Part I introduces the theoretical concepts underlying the SCOPE and presents several methods for gathering information for ratings and familiarizes practitioners with the SCOPE rating scale and items. A video case has been included along with a written case summary. Part II examines goal writing and the application of the SCOPE and builds on the video case study presented in Part I. Participants will be able to interpret the SCOPE rating, use the knowledge to develop goals and interventions that are theory based and occupation centered, and become familiar with resources that support participation-focused goal-writing and planning interventions based on the Model of Human Occupation.

The SCOPE is required text for successful completion of the course and is included in the content. It may be printed in its entirety or by sections as needed.

Learning Objectives
At  the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

Part I

  1. Identify the  theoretical concepts underlying the SCOPE.
  2. Recognize how to use the SCOPE FAIR rating scale and how to make rating scale decisions.
  3. Identify the different ways to gather information to rate the SCOPE.
  4. Delineate SCOPE items and recognize  the differences between items.
  5. Recognize SCOPE items and rating scale by rating a video case example.

    Part II
  6. Identify a child’s occupational strengths and challenges based on the interpretation of SCOPE ratings.
  7. Recognize how to write occupation and theory based goals and intervention plans based on SCOPE results
  8. Recognize how to use resources that support goal writing and intervention planning based on the SCOPE.
  9. Delineate how to document intervention outcomes using the SCOPE.

Please Note: Online course content is flash-based and may not be easily viewed on some mobile and Mac devices.

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