Occupational therapy outcome measures for community mental health practice (December 12, 2017)

Occupational therapy outcome measures for community mental health practice (December 12, 2017)


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:

  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.

This purchase is for individual access to the On-Demand Practice Evidence Webinar from December 12, 2017. Access to the recording, handouts and certificate is provided by email immediately following purchase. No cancellations/refunds will be provided once the purchase is completed.  Please visit the Webinars FAQ for technical requirements and additional information.

This access will expire on February 28, 2021.

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