Poster Session  |   August 2016
Developing Professional Competencies Through Community Service Learning Experiences
Author Affiliations
  • University of Central Arkansas
Article Information
Education of OTs and OTAs / Professional Issues / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   August 2016
Developing Professional Competencies Through Community Service Learning Experiences
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505138p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO4046
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505138p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO4046
Abstract

Date Presented 4/8/2016

This study explored the effects of participation in service learning on professional competency skills of occupational therapy students. Results indicated improvements in perceptions of competency skills and perceived learning outcomes when engaged in planning, implementing, and evaluating community-based programs.

Primary Author and Speaker: Lorrie George-Paschal

Additional Author and Speaker: Brittany Saviers