Objectives of Presentation:
1. Appreciate the nature and extent of substance abuse and how it impacts occupational performance and quality of life (QoL).
2. Identify what coping skills interventions within the scope of occupational therapy effectively address substance abuse.
3. Explore the value of follow up measures to determine sustained improvement in QoL.
PICO: Do interventions centered on coping skills within the scope of occupational therapy practice (I) result in improved quality of life (O) among adults experiencing substance abuse (P)?
Note: Handout with references available at bottom of the page.
Recommended CitationBurba, OTS, Christopher; Fidellaga, OTS, Talya; Sharkey, OTS, Meghan; Slotkoff, OTS, Laura; and Ziff, OTS, Allison, "Substance Abuse Recovery: What are you Coping For?" (2017). Collaborative Research and Evidence shared Among Therapists and Educators (CREATE Day). Paper 71.