Occupational Therapy with Women and Children Survivors of Domestic Violence: Are We Fulfilling Our Activist Heritage? A Review of the Literature

  title={Occupational Therapy with Women and Children Survivors of Domestic Violence: Are We Fulfilling Our Activist Heritage? A Review of the Literature},
  author={Anthea Cage},
  journal={The British Journal of Occupational Therapy},
  pages={192 - 198}
  • Anthea Cage
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • The British Journal of Occupational Therapy
The aim of this literature review was to examine the work of occupational therapists with women and children survivors of domestic violence. The review notes a dearth of research and literature by occupational therapists in this field. The articles by occupational therapists working with survivors of domestic violence document a gap in the profession's knowledge and skills in identifying and working with victims of violence, emphasising the importance of and need for the education of… Expand
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