kawa model for ot

Using the Kawa Model in Occupational Therapy

If you enjoy unique ways of learning about occupation and how to convey its importance to others, you will love the Kawa Model. Not unlike other important occupational therapy frames of reference, the Kawa Model focuses on the intersection of person, occupation, and environment. But the Kawa Model’s Eastern roots offer us with a unique […]

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successfully negotiate your ot job offer

Successfully Negotiate Your OT Job Offer

Many occupational therapists find that, among their excitement and anxiety over starting a new job, the details sort of blur together. Employers present new hires with a ton of paperwork in a short time, which all needs signatures and your immediate attention. Contracts, disclosures, addendums, and more, can get very overwhelming very quickly. Therapists, especially […]

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the role of ot in mental health

The Role of OT in Mental Health

There are a lot of people who don’t know what occupational therapy is, but even fewer people know about the role of OT in mental health. But in fact, the profession of occupational therapy first came to be known within psychiatric hospitals. This is why the term occupational therapy contains the word occupation. Therapists who […]

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Occupational Therapy’s Role in Driver Rehabilitation1

Occupational Therapy’s Role in Driver Rehabilitation

As occupational therapists, we consider driving to be an important instrumental activity of daily living (IADL) that may sometimes be addressed as part of treatment, but did you know that occupational therapy’s role in driver rehabilitation can be considered its own practice area entirely? Driver rehabilitation is a specialized area of occupational therapy that helps […]

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