The role of the educational therapist involves the remediation of client learning difficulties and the development of appropriate compensatory strategies to use in educational, vocational, or social settings. This course includes techniques for dealing with specific learning problems, such as attention deficit, distractibility, impulsivity, and poor organization as well as auditory, visual, and visual motor processing deficits. Participants learn strategies for dealing with motivational and behavioral difficulties relating to classroom and home. Special conditions, such as head injuries and neurological conditions, are also addressed.
Note: This course is open only to certificate enrollees who have completed the first five courses. Requirement for Professional Certificate in Educational Therapy.
Course Number: EDUC-41793
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)