OT’s Role in Gun Violence Prevention in Schools

Hey readers! Today I am talking about something that needs more attention in the OT world: gun violence prevention. (*This topic may be difficult to read or discuss for some. Please feel free to exit this page if you need to.) Occupational therapists have an important role in school settings, where we work with children … Continue reading OT’s Role in Gun Violence Prevention in Schools

How Policy Impacts Healthcare

Hey readers! Last summer, I took a class where we learned about current policies and how they impact healthcare and OT. I learned a lot in that class, and I thought it would be beneficial for all of you if I shared some of what I learned. We talk a lot about advocacy in OT … Continue reading How Policy Impacts Healthcare

Journal Club Discussion #14: Treating Mental Health in School-Based Practice

Hey readers! This week's journal club discussion is brought to you based on a question that came to my mind at AOTA Conference. While I was at the conference, I attended a Conversations That Matter session entitled "A Climate of Crisis Post-Parkland: How to Optimize & Advocate for the Use of Mental-Health Approaches in School-Based … Continue reading Journal Club Discussion #14: Treating Mental Health in School-Based Practice