CAOT- Occupational therapy outcome measures for community mental health practice
12-Dec-2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Occupational therapy outcome measures for community mental health practice

December 12, 2017 from 12pm-1pm ET

Presenter: Liz Griffin Lannigan

Identification of effective occupational therapy outcome measures of functional performance enables demonstration of occupational therapy’s distinct value for enhancing life participation across mental and physical engagement in occupation. Clients and practitioners need effective measurement tools to demonstrate how client performance in occupation improves and benefits from services. Selection of valid and reliable occupational therapy assessment tools is critical to measure performance and change in function. How to critique assessment tools for use in specific practice settings will be discussed, based on evidence for assessment theory, practice settings, and measurement strategies. Examples of assessments will be presented for measuring outcomes.

After taking part in this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the focus of performance or occupation to be measured for mental health outcomes.
  2. Identify standardized methods to measure outcomes in performance or occupation.
  3. Discuss strategies to critique effectiveness of outcome measures for designated performance or occupation. 
Level:

Intermediate (3-5 years of experience in this specific practice area)

Areas of practice:

Mental health, educators

Client ages:

Adolescents (13-19 years), adults (20-64 years), Seniours (65+ years old)

Register by December 5, 2017

Fees:

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  • Individual registration: $50 for CAOT members / $95 for non-members - plus applicable taxes
  • Group registration: $250 for CAOT members / $475 for non-members - plus applicable taxes

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