Maria Linkugel, Mikaila Dvornak, Joanne Estes, Rachel Snodgrass, Kierra Klein, Ashlyn Williams; Trauma, Sensory Processing, and the Impact of OT on Youth in Juvenile Corrections. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411515432. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-RP301C
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Date Presented 03/28/20
This mixed-methods research examined the impact of sensory-based OT intervention on youth in a juvenile correctional facility through record review data analysis and interviews with incarcerated youth. Youth had a significantly lower rate of violence following OT intervention and other positive behavioral and emotional changes. The findings support the effectiveness of sensory-based OT and its significance for this underserved population.
Primary Author and Speaker: Maria Linkugel
Additional Authors and Speakers: Mikaila Dvornak, Joanne Estes
Contributing Authors: Rachel Snodgrass, Kierra Klein, Ashlyn Williams
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