Poster Session  |   August 2016
What Are the Effects of Consultative Occupational Therapy Services on Homeless Adults With Serious Mental Illness?
Author Affiliations
  • Health Care for the Homeless
  • Towson University
Article Information
Mental Health / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   August 2016
What Are the Effects of Consultative Occupational Therapy Services on Homeless Adults With Serious Mental Illness?
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011515263p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO4084
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011515263p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO4084
Abstract

Date Presented 4/8/2016

A mixed-methods study was conducted to assess effectiveness of occupational therapy (OT) consultation services at a medical center for homeless adults. Data support a valued role for OT in assessing function in complex clients with comorbidities, particularly serious mental illness, substance abuse, or head injury.

Primary Author and Speaker: Caitlin Synovec

Additional Author and Speaker: MaryBeth Merryman