Art in Occupational Therapy: An Introduction to Occupation and the Artist
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Open Journal of Occupational Therapy , Volume 1, Issue 1
The “Occupation and the Artist” section of the Open Journal of Occupational Therapy (OJOT) will highlight the use of art in the practice of occupational therapy (OT) and in the occupations of both consumers of OT services and its practitioners. The artwork displayed on the inaugural issue of OJOT, titled “The Road Ahead”, features a painting by Diane Dirette, PhD, OT, and Editor-in-Chief of OJOT. This introductory article explores the presence of art in OT practice from the formation of the profession through it's current state.
Occupational Therapy, Art, Arts and Crafts Movement, Occupation
Bathje, Molly (2012) "Art in Occupational Therapy: An Introduction to Occupation and the Artist," The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy: Vol. 1: Iss. 1, Article 8. Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/ojot/vol1/iss1/8
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