Crystal Dieleman, Niki Kiepek, Lisa Jaegers; Mental-Health Courts in Canada: Opportunities for OT Practice. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411505135. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO4409
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Date Presented 03/27/20
Nova Scotia, Canada, established its first problem-solving court in 2009 in response to an over-representation of people with mental illness in prisons. This research project examines the ideological foundations of the Nova Scotian problem-solving court programs. Findings indicate that the ideological foundations of these programs are consistent with the values and principles underpinning OT, making OTs a critical presence on these multidisciplinary teams.
Primary Author and Speaker: Crystal Dieleman
Additional Authors and Speakers: Lisa Jaegers
Contributing Authors: Niki Kiepek
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