Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists

The intention of this special issue of Occupational Therapy Now is to provide a broad audience including occupational therapists, health professionals, clients, policy makers and other stakeholders with information on the range of roles occupational therapists hold in pain prevention and management across the life span.

Occupational Therapy Now

September / October 2012

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Table of Contents

Pain and occupational therapy: The time is now
Cary Brown

What’s new

Just say yes! … say yes when we call - COTF’s 2012 Fundraising campaign

What does an occupational therapist do for someone living with chronic pain? 
Lisa Klinger and Bonnie Klassen

Occupational therapists play an important role in managing pain in infants in neonatal intensive care units 
Liisa Holsti

Cancer-related pain: The role of occupational therapy in prevention and management
Julie Lapointe

Are you ready? Readiness to return to work for people living with chronic pain
Bronwyn Thompson

Occupational therapy for pain management in the compensation setting: Context and principles
Michele Moon, Rebecca McDonald and Jacqueline Van den Dolder

Occupational therapy: Contributions to an acute care pain management strategy
Diana Bissett

Occupational therapy and mindfulness meditation: An intervention for persistent pain 
Bethany Stroh-Gingrich

Putting pain into perspective 
Mary-Lou Halabi

Bridging the gap: Managing work transitions with persons suffering from chronic pain 
Lilian Antao, Kaitlyn Ollson, Flora To-Miles, Ann Bossers, Lynn Cooper and Lynn Shaw

Improving coping together 
Bonnie Klassen and Lisa Jasper

Update from the COTF