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 6, Issue 1 (2018) Winter 2018

Letter from the Editor

Applied Research


Occupational Adaptation as a Construct: A Scoping Review of Literature
Lenin Grajo, Angela Boisselle, and Elaina DaLomba


Selection of Post-Acute Care for Stroke Patients
Kathryn M. Gulfo, Glen Gillen, Lauri Bishop, Clare C. Bassile, Randy B. Kolodny, and Joel Stein


Discovering Perspectives on Health and Well-Being from Parents and Teachers of Preschool- Aged Children
Divya Sood, Delawnia Comer-Hagans, Dirk Anderson, Diana Basmajian, Ashley Bohlen, Michelle Grome, Irada Imanova, and Kimberly Martin


Expressive Art to Facilitate the Development of the Occupational Profile: A Scoping Review
Verna G. Eschenfelder, Christina M. Gavalas, Taylor M. Pendergast, and Colleen A. Gorman

Topics in Education


Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Educator Practices and Preferences in Clinical Education
Kaitlyn Ryan, Melanie Beck, Lee Ungaretta, Magdalena Rooney, Elaina Dalomba, and Leamor Kahanov


Co-constructing Simulations with Learners: Roles, Responsibilities, and Impact
Diane E. MacKenzie, Kathleen E. Collins, Mylene J. Guimond, Abby C. Hunter, Kassia J. Jurcina, Johanna L. McDonald, Nikki L. Richards, Stephanie. H. Sinclair, and Kelsey Y. Taylor

Occupation and the Artist


Diane Powers-Foltz Dirette, Ph.D., OTL, FAOTA
Managing Editor
Carla Chase, EdD, OTR/L
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.