Jill Leffler Lyons, Amy Ripple Morse; A Therapeutic Work Program for Head-Injured Adults. Am J Occup Ther 1988;42(6):364–370. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.42.6.364
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The Therapeutic Work Program operates in an ambulatory care setting and aids in assessing and developing prevocational skills in adults with head injuries. The program has eight phases, including initial evaluation, individual and group treatment, and prevocational assessment and treatment. We conducted a phone survey to evaluate the program’s effectiveness and found that 79% of the 29 respondents participated in occupational activities (i.e., they were competitive or volunteer employees, homemakers, or students), a greater percentage than reported by other prevocational programs for patients with head injuries.
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