Allen Cognitive Level Scale: Theory and Assessment


Course Description

Course Description:

This course is designed for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants who work with persons with any kind of cognitive dysfunction including dementia, stroke, TBI, Parkinson’s Disease, mental illness, etc. This course will provide the participant with an in depth overview of the 6 Allen Cognitive Levels and the modes of performance that subdivide the levels. Occupational therapy practitioners will gain an understanding of how to administer and score the Allen Cognitive Level Screen, the Allen Diagnostic Modules and the Cognitive Performance Test in order to assess cognitive level of function. Finally participants will be able use task equivalence through task analysis in order to set realistic and relevant treatment goals, predict treatment functional outcomes and make recommendations for environmental modifications that maximize independence and protect patient safety.

Contact Hours: 6
Video Course Format: Video
Target Audience:
Instructional Level: Intermediate