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Occupation for Life: Flowing through Loss and Grief

Occupation for Life: Flowing through Loss and Grief

Author: Samantha Jefferies Objectives: 1) To demonstrate the occupational therapy process in relation to using Occupations for Life to maintain function during difficult life situations. 2) To demonstrate use of Continue Reading »

Kawa Model: The River of Life

Kawa Model: The River of Life

Authors: Dick, S., & McGowan, L. Summary: The authors, Sam Dick and Lisa McGowan, are third year occupational therapy students at Coventry University. In this article, they have described and reflected upon Continue Reading »

Recorded Stream of Dr. Iwama’s Lecture at the University of Findlay on Oct 21, 2017

Recorded Stream of Dr. Iwama’s Lecture at the University of Findlay on Oct 21, 2017

Dr. Michael Iwama, the founder creator and foremost proponent of the Kawa Model, was invited to speak at the University of Findlay in Ohio, USA on Oct 21, 2017, on Continue Reading »

Applicability of the Kawa Model as a Framework for the Occupational Therapy Process

Applicability of the Kawa Model as a Framework for the Occupational Therapy Process

Author: Hanna Majapuro Type of Project: One-Year Masters in Occupational Therapy Thesis Place of Study: Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare, Department of Rehabilitation, Box 1026, SE-551 11 Jönköping, Sweden. Abstract: Background: Continue Reading »

Use of the Kawa Model for Occupation-based Culturally Responsive Occupational Therapy in India

Use of the Kawa Model for Occupation-based Culturally Responsive Occupational Therapy in India

Authors: Neha S. Tripathi, Melissa M. Sweetman, & Susan A. Zapf. Neha S. Tripathi, OTD, OTR/L is a licensed occupational therapist in Washington, D. C. She earned her Bachelor of Occupational Continue Reading »

Kawa Model

Kawa Model

Authors: Kean University Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) Event: General Body Meeting (#5) Date: November 20, 2017 Description:  The general body members of SOTA consist of both OT graduate students as Continue Reading »

Application of the Kawa Model on elderly with visual impairments

Application of the Kawa Model on elderly with visual impairments

Authors: Dr. Michael Iwama and  Armstrong Chiu Event: 15th Hong Kong Optometric Conference Date: 9th November 2017 Chi-Hung Lau has been using the Kawa Model in his community Occupational Therapy practice Continue Reading »

Kawa ‘River’ Model Workshop

Kawa ‘River’ Model Workshop

Authors: Beki Dellow & Hannah Skeels A four-week workshop facilitated by occupational therapists to help you improve your life balance, health and well-being using metaphors to analyse your life. You Continue Reading »

The Kawa ‘River’ Model

The Kawa ‘River’ Model

Author: Beki Dellow Senior Occupational Therapist Learning Outcomes: Gain an understanding of the Kawa Model and it’s origins. Look at a few examples, feedback and evaluation from the Kawa Model Continue Reading »