Poster Session  |   November 2018
Exploring the Role of Occupational Therapy With Women Leaving the Sex Industry
Author Affiliations
  • Cottage Hospital
Article Information
Health and Wellness / Mental Health / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Exploring the Role of Occupational Therapy With Women Leaving the Sex Industry
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211515253p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO4046
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211515253p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO4046
Abstract

Date Presented 4/20/2018

Women leaving the sex industry suffer many social–emotional and physical repercussions as a result of working in the industry, which can hinder occupational engagement. There is a role for occupational therapy to provide services that help promote engagement in meaningful, empowering occupations.

Primary Author and Speaker: Emily Ecklund

Additional Authors and Speakers: Jacqueline Arana, Lindsey Henning, Jacqueline Lopez, Rikita Patel, Jennifer Varnell

Contributing Authors: Emily Haus, Heather Javaherian