Title

Systematic Review: Occupational Therapy & Improving Social Participation for At-Risk Youth in School

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

5-5-2015

Comments

Faculty Mentors:

Teal Benevides, PhD, MS, OTR/L; Department of Occupational Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University

Gary Kaplan, MSLIS, AHIP; Scott Memorial Library, Thomas Jefferson University

Paul Hunter, DMD, MLIS; Scott Memorial Library, Thomas Jefferson University

Abstract

Objectives of Presentation:

1. Describe occupational therapists’ role in working with at-risk youth.

2. Identify 1-2 effective interventions for increasing social participation amongst at-risk youth.

3. Discuss how the current evidence regarding interventions within the scope of occupational therapy for at-risk youth can be best integrated into practice.

PICO:

What school-based interventions within the scope of occupational therapy practice aid in improving social participation for at-risk youth?

Methods:

Creation of clinical question, list of search terms for literature search Systematic search of databases: CINAHL, PubMed, Cochrane, & Scopus List of inclusion/exclusion criteria created

Presentation: 50 minutes

Nowak et al (2015) Social Participation for At-Risk Youth.pdf (112 kB)
Handout with results and references