Poster Session  |   July 2015
Disability and Victimization Among Youth in the Child Welfare System: Implications for Community Participation
Author Affiliations
  • University of Washington
  • Temple University
Article Information
Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   July 2015
Disability and Victimization Among Youth in the Child Welfare System: Implications for Community Participation
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911505122p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO5081
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911505122p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO5081
Abstract

Date Presented 4/17/2015

Disability status places youth at risk of not only repeated victimization but also isolation from community life. Evaluating and addressing violence in the lives of youth with disabilities (YWD) can enhance our profession’s ability to address barriers to participation and to maximize independent living outcomes of clients.