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The Social Profile for Children, Adolescents and Adults in Activities

Course: #1641 Level: Intermediate 2 Hours 100 Reviews

This seminar will present the theoretical concepts and principles underlying the measurement of social participation of children, adolescents, and adults assessed by the Social Profile in group activities for individuals or for a group. These levels of social interaction around activities are measured across 5 separate and continuous levels of social behavior: Parallel, Associative, Basic Cooperative, Supportive Cooperative and Mature levels of social behavior. The Social Profile’s history and development through studies of validity, reliability and sensitivity will be presented in this webinar.

Course created on October 9, 2013

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Evaluation; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL); NBCOT/2.5 Intermediate

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkIdentify concepts of levels of social behaviors during activities in groups.
  • checkmarkMeasure levels of social participation of children, adolescents, and adults in activity groups using the Social Profile.
  • checkmarkRecognize the research employed in developing and defining concept factors for this assessment tool in both the children’s and the adult version.
  • checkmarkSelect activities, materials and environments which can influence levels of social participation.
  • checkmarkUse professional language to describe social behaviors in communicating with group members, parents, families and colleagues.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-40 Minutes Definitions/theoretical background of the 5 major concepts of the Social Profile
40-60 Minutes AOTA educational requirements re: social interaction during treatment
60-80 Minutes Five video clips illustrating 5 levels of social participation in activity groups
80-115 Minutes Research on validity, reliability, sensitivity of the Social Profile
115-120 Minutes Questions and Answers


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Presenter Disclosure: This presenter received an honorarium for presenting this webinar. The presenter receives royalties for The Social Profile.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This webinar focuses on The Social Profile. Other similar assessments will not be discussed.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Evaluation Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama or Florida, CE Broker may be of interest to you.

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, unknown Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.