Occupational Therapy and Military Personnel: Working Together to Win the War Against PTSD's Effects on Leisure Participation
What interventions in the scope of occupational therapy practice improve the leisure exploration and participation of military personnel experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?
By the end of the presentation participants will be able to:
- Describe how symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) impacts leisure exploration, leisure participation, and overall quality of life
- Identify at least three advantages of using an occupational therapy (OT) approach to address the challenges for military personnel experiencing symptoms of PTSD
- Discuss evidence based interventions within the scope of OT that address challenges to leisure exploration and participation for military personnel diagnosed with PTSD
Recommended CitationFlanders, OTS, Aaron; Jacko, OTS, Brenna; Fox, OTS, Stacie; and Miller, OTS, Deana, "Occupational Therapy and Military Personnel: Working Together to Win the War Against PTSD's Effects on Leisure Participation" (2018). Collaborative Research and Evidence shared Among Therapists and Educators (CREATE Day). Paper 78.