Assessment and Interpretation
Formal assessment utilizing standardized and non-standardized assessments as well as clinical reasoning, knowledge, and skills to determine client factors and performance skills including but not limited to physical functioning, strength, coordination, mental functions, emotions, cognition, perception, and sensory functions.
Develop and implement a treatment plan, including establishing goals in collaboration with caregivers, to address identified areas of need, improve permanence of skills, and promote participation in daily occupations through therapeutic use of occupations and activities and tasks as well as education and training provided by a skilled occupational therapist. During this stage, the child’s progress and response to intervention is monitored closely and the plan, goals, intervention are modified as needed.
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