Occupational TherapyWestern Health Sciences

Program Model

The Master of Clinical Science (MClSc) in Driving Rehabilitation Therapy program uses a combination of distance and on-site learning and mentoring to help students become entry-level driving rehabilitation specialists.

Curriculum and Structure

This structure of this program should allow most students to maintain employment.

Program Timeline

Fall Term (Sept. - Dec.)

  • On-Campus Orientation
  • Course 1: Foundations, Models and Theories
  • Course 2: Applied Research to Driving Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Research Project
    • Students begin working on a research project in the first term and work on it throughout the course of the program, culminating in a research presentation at the end of the final term.

Winter Term (Jan. - May.)

  • Course 3: Screening, Assessment, Evaluation and Intervention
  • Course 4: On-site Mentoring
  • Research Project
    • Students begin working on a research project in the first term and work on it throughout the course of the program, culminating in a research presentation at the end of the final term.

Summer Term (May - Aug.)

  • Course 5: Seminars
  • Course 6: On-site Skills and Competency Training and Testing in Driving Rehabilitation Therapy (on campus)
  • Research Project
    • Students begin working on a research project in the first term and work on it throughout the course of the program, culminating in a research presentation at the end of the final term.

Program Courses and Requirements

Courses

  1. Foundations, Models and Theory of Driving Rehabiltation
  2. Applied Research to Driving Rehabilitation Therapy
  3. Screening, Assessment, Evaluation and Intervention in Driving Rehabilitation
  4. On-site Mentoring
  5. Seminars in Driving Rehabilitation Therapy
  6. On-site Skills and Competency Training and Testing in Driving Rehabilitation Therapy

Milestones

The teaching components of courses 1-5 in the Driving Rehabilitation Therapy program combine to form the foundation for successful completion of course 6, which focuses on the development of the clinical competencies to become an entry-level driving rehabilitation specialist.

Program Model

Progression Requirements

In order for students to progress from one term to another, students must: