Poster Session
Issue Date: August 01, 2019
Published Online: November 15, 2019
Updated: November 26, 2019
Impact of OT Life Skills Training on Adaptation Process for Former Refugees
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Article Information
Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Translational Research
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2019
Impact of OT Life Skills Training on Adaptation Process for Former Refugees
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2019, Vol. 73, 7311520428. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO3046
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2019, Vol. 73, 7311520428. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO3046
Abstract

Date Presented 04/04/19

This presentation will describe examination of the impact of OT services for former refugees who now reside in one community in the US. Goal Attainment Scaling was used to track personalized outcomes in independent living skills over a period of three years with 88 cases. Areas addressed include nonmedical issues as well as problems caused by physical disabilities or mental-health concerns. Data collected demonstrates clinical significance across intervention areas.

Primary Author and Speaker: Yda Smith