TYPES OF GROUPS : Developmental | Task-Oriented, Thematic, Topical, Evaluation & Instrumental


 Developmental Groups Video

  • Purpose: Helps you improve your group interaction skills with others
  • (1) Parallel Group
    • Think-Casino playing poker
    • Group interaction is NOT required to complete task
      • May share tools or tasks, or having similar activities
    • OT role- direct leader, chooses activity and provides structure and support
  • (2) Project Group
    • Think-group project with partner in class
    • Group interaction required-short term with 2+ people
    • OT role-less direct; selects activity/gives assignment
  • (3)Egocentric-Cooperative Group-ACTIVITY IMPORTANT
    • Think-AOTA poster presentation (you find peers and topic)
    • Activity selected by members-long term with 5-10 people
    • OT role- role model; provides assistance as needed; look to them for guidance

Hand and Upper Extremity | OT Notes

  • (4) Cooperative Group-NEEDS MORE IMPORTANT
    • Think-Coffee, Wine, Whiskey meetup group that Miri created
    • Fulfilling needs MORE IMPORTANT than activity itself
      • Develop a sense of cohesion, belonging, trust
    • OT role: advisor
    • Think of golf community in rotary club
    • Carry out all social, emotional and functional roles and tasks
      • Contribute to society
      • Completion of project and group interaction are equally important
    • OT role: peer; group member

Burn Classification and Rehabilitation Occupational Therapy

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Pediatric Assessments

Pediatric Assessments: Developmental | Motor and Visual | Sensory

Ecology of Human Performance | Occupational Adaptation

FRAMES OF REFERENCE: Ecology of Human Performance | Occupational Adaptation