Josephine Beker, Tina DeAngelis, Nitasha Rivera; Life-Skill Development and Its Impact on Perceived Stress and Employment Pursuits: A Study of Young Adults With a History of Homelessness and Trauma. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411515435. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO7119
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Date Presented 03/28/20
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living skill development and stress management are positively correlated with success in the employment setting. This research focused on young adults who had aged out of the foster-care system and who had a history of homelessness and trauma. Programming measured the impact of pre–post group-based OT on facilitating progress toward employment-related goals while decreasing perceived stress levels. Results showed positive clinical significance trending toward statistical significance.
Primary Author and Speaker: Josephine Beker
Additional Authors and Speakers: Tina DeAngelis
Contributing Authors: Nitasha Rivera
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