Volume 3, Issue 3 (2015) Summer 2015

Special Issue on Assessment: A Vital Key to Best Practice

Welcome to our first special issue. I would like to thank the editors and reviewers for their support and assistance, allowing for an expanded issue of ten articles dedicated to clinical assessment.
Ann Chapleau, DHS, OTRL, Guest Editor

Letter from the Editor

Applied Research


Does the Role Checklist Measure Occupational Participation?
Tore Bonsaksen, Ursula Meidert, Deana Schuman, Hildegunn Kvarsnes, Lena Haglund, Susan Prior, Kirsty Forsyth, Takashi Yamada, and Patricia J. Scott


Performance-based Tools for Assessing Functional Performance in Individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment
Patricia da Cunha Belchior, Melanie Holmes, Nathalie Bier, Carolina Bottari, Barbara Mazer, Alexandra Robert, and Navaldeep Kaur


The Social Profiles of Occupational Therapy Students’ Educational Groups
Tore Bonsaksen, Mari N. Eirum, and Mary V. Donohue


Examining the Purdue Pegboard Test for Occupational Therapy Practice
Debra K. Lindstrom-Hazel and Nicole VanderVlies Veenstra

Guidelines for Practice and Technological Guidelines

Opinions in the Profession

Occupation and the Artist


Guest Editor
Ann Chapleau, DHS, OTRL
Diane Powers Dirette, Ph.D., OTL
Managing Editor
Ben Atchison, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
Associate Editor
Allison K. Fox, MS, OTR/L
Copy Editor
Cynthia Klekar, Ph.D.
Art Editor
Lydia Royeen, MOT, OTR/L

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Occupation and the Artist

The “Occupation and the Artist” section of the Open Journal of Occupational Therapy (OJOT) highlights the use of art in the practice of occupational therapy (OT) and in the occupations of both consumers of OT services and its practitioners. Click here to explore this unique feature of OJOT.