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4 OT Outcome Measures You Didn’t Learn in School

OT outcome measures

OT outcome measures are crucial to your clinical success. Measuring outcomes is a very important part of occupational therapy practice. OT outcome measures are used to determine value and effectiveness of treatment in therapy. These measures are often completed at the start of therapy to determine baseline function and then …

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Unleashing the Animal in Occupational Therapy: Resources for Practice, Training, and Research – Part III, Research

Animals III

As the field of human-animal interaction (HAI) continues to gain traction, studies that straddle occupational therapy and HAI can help validate occupational therapists’ involvement in HAI-related work, such as animal-assisted therapy. However, more importantly, they can elucidate how animals can help us help our clients participate in activities that bring meaning …

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Unleashing the Animal in Occupational Therapy: Resources for Practice, Training, and Research – Part II

Animals

Animals in Occupational Therapy If you want animals to play a role in your occupational therapy practice, education is essential. The most relevant training is in animal-assisted therapy, or AAT. (For the difference between AAT and animal-assisted activities, or AAA, see part I of this series.) Because such training is …

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