3 results match your criteria Occupational Therapy in Mental Health [Journal]

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Development and Content Validity of the Participation and Sensory Environment Questionnaire.

Occup Ther Ment Health 2018 13;34(2):105-121. Epub 2017 Oct 13.

Piller Child Development, LLC, Phoenix, Arizona.

Qualitative methodology was used to develop items for a questionnaire designed to examine the perspectives of parents regarding the impact of the sensory environment on participation for children aged 3 to 5 who have autism spectrum disorders (ASD). A total of 34 parents/caregivers of children with ASD and 8 experts in ASD and/or measurement completed qualitative interviews for concept, content review, and cognitive interviewing. The result was a pool of 35 items for home/community domains for 3 scales. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0164212X.2017.1383221DOI Listing
October 2017
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The Home-Based Occupational Therapy Intervention in the Alzheimer's Disease Multiple Intervention Trial (ADMIT).

Occup Ther Ment Health 2015 Jan 11;31(1):19-34. Epub 2015 Feb 11.

Regenstrief Institute, Research Coordinator, Indianapolis, IN; Indiana University, Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN; Indiana University, School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN.

There is no way to prevent functional declines related to Alzheimer's Disease (AD). The use of occupational therapy (OT) has been shown to be successful in managing some aspects of AD. We added home-based OT to evidence-based best practice for AD with the aim of delaying functional decline in people with AD. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0164212X.2014.1002963DOI Listing
January 2015
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Behavioral Health Competence: An Exploration of Army Reserve Occupational Therapists.

Occup Ther Ment Health 2014 Jan;30(1):69-89

School of Occupational Therapy, University of Indianapolis.

The behavioral health competence of Army Reserve Occupational Therapists (OT) was examined by electronic survey to determine current levels of competence and highlight pre-deployment training needs. Results indicated that while Army Reserve OTs report high levels of behavioral health competence, many questions regarding diagnosis, assessment, evaluation, treatment planning, intervention, and progress arose throughout deployment. OT's often relied on skills from Level II fieldwork education and entry-level didactic education for competency. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0164212X.2014.878531DOI Listing
January 2014
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