Poster Session  |   November 2018
Karen Youth Transitions: Traditional Dance as a Vehicle for Identity Construction and Social Engagement
Author Affiliations
  • University of Utah
Article Information
Basic Research
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Karen Youth Transitions: Traditional Dance as a Vehicle for Identity Construction and Social Engagement
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505094p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO3009
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505094p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO3009
Abstract

Date Presented 4/19/2018

This study of Karen youth from Burma who participated in traditional dance in the United States demonstrates the role occupational therapy practitioners can play in supporting identity construction through facilitation of culturally important occupations that enhance a sense of belonging and purpose.

Primary Author and Speaker: Yda Smith

Contributing Authors: Ellen Bromberg