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Embracing Diversity: Explaining the Cultural Dimensions of Our Occupational Therapeutic Selves (Dr. Iwama, 2007)

Embracing Diversity: Explaining the Cultural Dimensions of Our Occupational Therapeutic Selves (Dr. Iwama, 2007)

Abstract: Culturally safe occupational therapy entails recognizing the cultural contexts through which our therapeutic interactions are translated. Occupational therapy in its present dominant form – its knowledge, theory and practices, Continue Reading »

The guiding nature of the kawa (river) model in Ireland: creating both opportunities and challenges for occupational therapists (Carmordy et al, 2007)

The guiding nature of the kawa (river) model in Ireland: creating both opportunities and challenges for occupational therapists (Carmordy et al, 2007)

Abstract: The kawa (kawa is Japanese for ‘river’) model of occupational therapy has recently emerged in response to the needs for culturally sensitive conceptual models of practice that adequately address Continue Reading »

Strengthening the Kawa Model: Japanese Perspectives on Person, Occupation, and Environment (Wada, 2011)

Strengthening the Kawa Model: Japanese Perspectives on Person, Occupation, and Environment (Wada, 2011)

Abstract: Background. The Kawa model emerged to meet a need for occupational therapy models and theories relevant to Japanese clients and since its inception has evolved considerably. Purpose. To provide Continue Reading »

Occupational Therapy ’s Impact: Occupational Exploration and Transitional Youth

Occupational Therapy ’s Impact: Occupational Exploration and Transitional Youth

Author: Mason Munson, Martha Wegner Pacific University Description This document contains a culmination of items that reflect a yearlong student led community based practice project. As part of Pacific University Continue Reading »

Empowering psychiatric fieldwork students in Taiwan (Yeh, Hsin-Hsiu. APOTC 2011)

Empowering psychiatric fieldwork students in Taiwan (Yeh, Hsin-Hsiu. APOTC 2011)

Authors: Hsin Hsiu, Yeh¹ & Michael, K., Iwama² Dept. of Psychiatric OT, Taipei City Hospital¹ & Graduate Dept. of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Toronto Nov. 23,2011 published in 5th APOTC Continue Reading »

Non-directive Play Case Study (Aileen Duff)

Non-directive Play Case Study (Aileen Duff)

Author: Aileen Duff Queen Margaret University 08004355 AIMS AND OUTLINE OF PRESENTATION Application of a Case study using the Kawa Model Non Directive Play Therapy Show how Therapy can be Continue Reading »

Lived Experiences of Malaysian Adults with Visual Impairments: A Comparative Study Between the Kawa Model and the Canadian Model of Occupational Performance (Teoh Jou Yin)

Lived Experiences of Malaysian Adults with Visual Impairments: A Comparative Study Between the Kawa Model and the Canadian Model of Occupational Performance (Teoh Jou Yin)

Author: Teoh Jou Yin (Jouyin Teoh) ABSTRACT: The lived experiences of Malaysian adults with visual impairments have not known to be widely explored, particularly from an occupational therapy point of Continue Reading »

A comparison of two occupational therapy models (Teoh Jou Yin, WFOT 2014)

A comparison of two occupational therapy models (Teoh Jou Yin, WFOT 2014)

Author: Teoh Jou Yin (Jouyin Teoh) How do occupational therapy clients’ lives look like through a clinician’s lenses? This presentation aims to compare how clients’ lives look like via two Continue Reading »

Flowing through the Indian land- Kawa in India!

Flowing through the Indian land- Kawa in India!

Author: Kavitha Murthi What I intend to do in the next 10- 15 minutes? • Gist about OT in India • Need for conceptual models • Use of models in Continue Reading »