Characteristics of Occupation-based Education within Entry-level Occupational Therapy Programs: Professional Leaders' Perspectives

@inproceedings{Canty2020CharacteristicsOO,
  title={Characteristics of Occupation-based Education within Entry-level Occupational Therapy Programs: Professional Leaders' Perspectives},
  author={Georgia Canty and Melanie E. Roberts and Matthew Molineux},
  year={2020}
}
Occupational therapy is a profession concerned with promoting health and well-being through occupation, and accordingly occupation should permeate all aspects of the profession. Entry-level education is the primary means by which new members of the profession become educated about occupation and its place in occupational therapy practice. Therefore, it is essential that education reflects the core concept of the profession. To date there have been individual opinions about occupation-based… 

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