The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy

is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal with a mission to publish high quality articles that focus on applied research, practice, and education in the occupational therapy profession.
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Directory of Open Access Journals - Journals4Free - FreeMedicalJournals - OTDBase - Cengage - EBSCO - CINAHL Complete - CINAHL Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine with library discovery platform delivery to OCLC (Worldcat), Ex Libris (Primo), ProQuest (Serial Solutions / Summon), EBSCO EJS; and library discovery listing with KBART

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Current Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2 (2018) Spring 2018

Letter from the Editor


The War on Words
Diane Powers-Foltz Dirette

Applied Research


Informal Leadership in the Clinical Setting: Occupational Therapist Perspectives
Clark Patrick Heard, Jared Scott, Tanisha McGinn, Emily Van Der Kamp, and Amjad Yahia


Reliability of the Bulb Dynamometer for Assessing Grip Strength
Colleen Maher, Seoyoung Yoon, Shannon Donovan, and Rochelle J. Mendonca

Topics in Education


Screens or MP4s: Acquiring Clinical Competencies Through the Use of e-OSPEs in Occupational Therapy
Lizahn Gracia Cloete, Lee-Ann Juliana Jacobs-Nzuzi Khuabi, and Lana van Niekerk


Occupational Therapy Adjunct Faculty Self-Perceptions of Readiness to Teach
LaRonda Lockhart-Keene and Marie-Christine Potvin

Occupation and the Artist


Diane Powers-Foltz Dirette, Ph.D., OTL, FAOTA
Managing Editor
Ben J. Atchison, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
Associate Editor
Allison Chamberlain Fox, MS, OTR/L
Copy Editor
Cynthia J. Cunningham, Ph.D.
Art Editor
Jennifer Fortuna, MS, OTR/L

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Occupation and the Artist

The “Occupation and the Artist” section of OJOT highlights the use of art in the practice of OT and in the occupations of both consumers of OT services and its practitioners. Click here to explore this unique feature of OJOT.