This course builds on the communication skills developed in Communications 1. Strategies for enhancing therapeutic relationships and the skills required for working with family members are explored and practised. The management of difficult situations with clients is examined and practised. Students also study leadership and advocacy skills relevant to the field of rehabilitation. Prerequisite: OPTA 1117 Communications 1
This course is part of the full-time Occupational/Physical Therapist Assistant (Rehab Assistant) Program.
Course code: OPTA 1217
Length: 45 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.