Section 1: Introduction
Introduction to child and adolescent mental health services. Development of occupational therapy in child and adolescent health services. Problems and disorders.
Section 2: Frames of reference used in CAMHS
Child development . Attachment theory. The therapeutic use of play. Family therapy, systems theory and the model of human occupation. Psychodynamic theories.
Section 3: Occupational therapy appropriate to age
Infants and young children. Occupational therapy with school age children. Occupational therapy in child and adolescent psychiatry .
Section 4: Occupational therapy in CAMHS internationally
Child psychiatry in the USA. Child Adolescent and family occupational therapy services in Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Section 5: Factors affecting occupational therapy practice
Supervision. Protective legislation for children .