Poster Session  |   November 2018
Alaska Native Culture and Occupational Therapy: Practitioner Perspectives
Author Affiliations
  • Creighton University
Article Information
Health and Wellness / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Alaska Native Culture and Occupational Therapy: Practitioner Perspectives
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505082p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO1013
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505082p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO1013
Abstract

Date Presented 4/19/2018

Findings from a survey of occupational therapists’ perspectives on providing services for Alaska Native individuals are presented. Communication, cultural health, and kinship perspectives were reported as integral to therapy. Barriers included client engagement and time and communication expectations.

Primary Author and Speaker: Justine DeZess

Additional Authors and Speakers: Fabiola Alcala

Contributing Authors: McKenzie Golz, Sarah Smith