Poster Session  |   August 2016
Perspective of School-Based Occupational Therapy Practitioners in Addressing Students’ Mental Health Needs
Author Affiliations
  • Loma Linda University
  • Loma Linda, CA
Article Information
Mental Health / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   August 2016
Perspective of School-Based Occupational Therapy Practitioners in Addressing Students’ Mental Health Needs
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505164p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO5121
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505164p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO5121
Abstract

Date Presented 4/8/2016

This study emphasized exploring the perceptions of occupational therapy practitioners in addressing mental health challenges in school-based practice. Strengths and multiple barriers were identified that indicate the need for advocacy to foster successful outcomes to support academic achievement.

Primary Author and Speaker: Arezou Salamat

Additional Authors and Speakers: Saloni Parikh, Kelly Lee, Blake Christensen, Amy Liu, Karen Ngo, Yoshiaki Goya

Contributing Authors: Heather Javaherian-Dysinger, Dragana Krpalek