Research, evidence for practice and bibliography

We have collated relevant research and evidence for Occupational Therapy practice in diverse settings into the the following categories below:

  • Occupational Therapy in Diverse Settings
  •  General occupational therapy literature applicable to diverse settings
  • Students in Diverse Settings

If you know of other relevant research, please do let us know !

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Occupational Therapy in Diverse Settings:

Clewes, J. & Kirkwood, R. (Eds.) (2016) Diverse Roles for Occupational Therapists. Kendal: M&K.

Creek J, Cook S (2017) Learning from the margins: Enabling effective occupational therapy. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 80(7), 423-431.

Galvaan R (2006) Role emerging settings, service learning and social change. In: T Lorenzo, M Duncan M, H Buchanen, A Alsop, eds. Practice and service learning in occupational therapy: enhancing potential in context. Chichester: Whurr. 103-117.

Molineux M, Baptiste S (2011) Emerging occupational therapy practice: Building on the foundations and seizing the opportunities. In: M Thew, M Edwards,, S Baptiste, M Molineux eds. Role emerging occupational therapy: maximising occupation-focused practice. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Gerlach A.J (2015) Sharpening our critical edge: Occupational therapy in the context of marginalized populations: Aiguiser notre sens critique : L’ergotherapie dans le context des populations marginalisees. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 82(4), pp.245–253.

Kirsh BH (2015) Transforming values into action: Advocacy as a professional imperative. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 82(4), 212–223.

Smith Y.J., Cornella E. & Williams N (2013) Working with populations from a refugee background: An opportunity to enhance the occupational therapy educational experience. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 61, 20–27

Thew M, Edwards M, Baptiste S, Molineux M (2011) Role emerging occupational therapy: maximising occupation-focused practice. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

 

 

General occupational therapy literature applicable to diverse settings

Gillen, A and Greber, C (2014) Occupation-focused practice: challenges and choices. British Journal of Occupational Therapy 77(1), 39-41

Pollard N & Sakellariou D (2012) Politics of occupation-centred practice: reflections on occupational engagement across cultures, Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Pollard N, Sakellariou D & Kronenberg F (2009) A political practice of occupational therapy, Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Sakellariou D & Pollard N (2012) A commentary on the social responsibility of occupational therapy education. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 1-15. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0309877x.2011.645459.

Soloman P & Baptiste S (2005) Innovations in rehabilitation sciences education: preparing leaders for the future. New York, Springer.

Thomas K & Rushford N eds. (2014) Disaster and development: an occupational perspective, Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Turner A & Alsop A (2015) Unique core skills: Exploring occupational therapists’ hidden assets. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 8(12) 739–749.

Turner A & Knight J (2015) A debate on the professional identity of occupational therapists. British Journal of Occupational Therapy,  78(11) 664–673.

Watson R & Fourie M (2004) Occupation and occupational therapy. In: R Watson, L Swartz, eds. Transformation through occupation. London: Whurr Publishers. 19-32.

Whiteford G & Hocking C (2012) Occupational science: society, inclusion, participation, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Wilcock AA (2006) An occupational perspective of health. 2nd ed. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Incorporated.

 

Students in Diverse Settings

Clarke C, Martin M, de-Visser R, Sadlo G (2015) Facing Uncharted Waters’: Challenges experienced by Occupational Therapy Students undertaking Role-emerging Placements. International Journal of Practice-based learning in health and social care, Vol 3(3), 30-45.

Clarke C., Martin M., de-Visser R., Sadlo G (2015) Sustaining professional identity in practice following role-emerging placements: Opportunities and challenges for occupational therapists. The British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 78(1), pp.42–50.

Clarke C (2014) Role-emerging Placements: a Useful Model for Occupational Therapy Practice Education? A Review of the Literature. International Journal of Practice-based Learning in Health and Social Care, 2(2), pp.14–26.

Clarke C., Martin M, Sadlo G, de-visser R (2014) The development of an authentic professional identity on role-emerging placements. The British Journal of Occupational Therapy,77(5), pp.222–229.

Cooper R, Raine R (2009) Role-emerging placements are an essential risk for the development of the occupational therapy profession: the debate. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 72(9), 416-418.

Knightbridge L (2014) Experiential learning on an alternative practice education placement: student reflections on entry-level competency, personal growth, and future practice. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 77(9),438–446.

Sakellariou D & Pollard N (2012) A commentary on the social responsibility of occupational therapy education. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 1-15. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0309877x.2011.645459.

Sharman R, Yung B, Shimmell L, Soloman P (2016) Benefits and challenges of role-emerging placements of student occupational therapists in HIV service organisations. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, Vol 23, No 12, 574-582.

Thomasz T & Young D (2015) Speech pathology and occupational therapy students participating in placements where their supervisor works in a dual role. Australian Journal Of Rural Health (2016) 24, 36–40