Poster Session  |   July 2017
Guided or Directed: How Therapists Describe Their Intervention Approach in an Inpatient Setting
Author Affiliations
  • Florida International University
Article Information
Health and Wellness / Education of OTs and OTAs / Neurologic Conditions / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   July 2017
Guided or Directed: How Therapists Describe Their Intervention Approach in an Inpatient Setting
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111515266p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO7088
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111515266p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO7088
Abstract

Date Presented 4/1/2017

How do therapists describe their approach at the activity level of intervention? A guided approach maximizes client problem solving. A directed approach emphasizes the therapist’s expertise or role. Results of a survey and focus group highlight the opportunities and constraints of each approach.

Primary Author and Speaker: Lynne Richard

Contributing Authors: Kinsuk Maitra, Ileana Herrin