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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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Current Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3 (2019) Summer 2019

Global Perspectives on Occupational Therapy Practice and Education

This special issue highlights research on global occupational therapy practice and education and its implications for clients across the lifespan. Guest Editors Dr. Amy Wagenfeld and Prof. Suzanne Martin propose that the foundation of occupational therapy is shared throughout the world but is uniquely influenced by cultural and environmental contexts as well as the process or means through which therapeutic services are provided (American Occupational Therapy Association, 2014). The “They Said” article is a compilation of a discussion between a panel of three occupational therapy students from Western Michigan University and three occupational therapists who are graduates of Ulster University Northern Ireland on their views of the application of technology in clinical practice.
American Occupational Therapy Association. (2014). Occupational therapy practice framework: Domain and process (3rd ed.) American Journal of Occupational Therapy 68(Suppl. 1).

Letter from the Editor

Applied Research

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Life After Losing an Adult Child to a Drug Overdose: A Kawa Perspective
Aaron Weis, Julie D. Kugel, Heather Javaherian-Dysinger, and Jessica Nicole De Brun

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Serving High-Risk Youth in Context: Perspectives from Hong Kong
Chi-Kwan Shea, Nancy Jackson, and Christine Haworth

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Establishing Similarities and Differences among the Self-Reported Academic Integrity of Australian Occupational Therapy Undergraduate and Graduate-Entry Master’s Students
Ted Brown, Helen Bourke-Taylor, Stephen Isbel, Louise Gustafsson, Carol McKinstry, Alexandra Logan, and Jamie Etherington

Topics in Education

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Community-Working Occupational Therapists Serving as Fieldwork Supervisors: Characteristics and Associated Factors
Tore Bonsaksen, Anne-Stine Dolva, Sissel Horghagen, Unni Sveen, Cathrine Hagby, and Cathrine Arntzen

Opinions in the Profession

Occupation and the Artist

Editors

Guest Editor
Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEM, FAOTA
Guest Editor
Suzanne Martin, PhD
Editor-in-Chief
Diane Powers Dirette, PhD, OTL, FAOTA
Managing Editor
Ben J. Atchison, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Associate Editor
Allison Chamberlain Fox, MS, OTR/L
Copy Editor
Cynthia J. Cunningham, PhD
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.