Vocational intervention based on the Model of Human Occupation: a review of evidence.


Work is a growing concern in disability and rehabilitation fields. Specific evidence related to occupational therapy in the area of vocational rehabilitation is somewhat limited. With increased demands for occupation-focused, evidence-based, and theory-informed practice, this review aims to use clinically relevant questions to organize and synthesize evidence regarding work-related interventions specifically related to an occupation-focused theory, the Model of Human Occupation. A total of 45 published works related to both the MOHO and vocational issues were identified and included in the review. The review demonstrates that there is a range of evidence that supports the use of the MOHO and its tools as a basis for work-based clinical interventions. Evidence supports the conclusion that MOHO-based work assessments have good psychometric properties and are useful in evaluating vocational potential and needs. MOHO-based work programs have been shown to have a positive impact in improving vocational outcomes to a range of clients.

DOI: 10.1080/11038120903082260


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@article{Lee2010VocationalIB, title={Vocational intervention based on the Model of Human Occupation: a review of evidence.}, author={Jenica Lee and Gary W Kielhofner}, journal={Scandinavian journal of occupational therapy}, year={2010}, volume={17 3}, pages={177-90} }