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Advancing Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities and Chronic Health Conditions in the Community: A Scoping Review (2020)

Published by <p>People with disabilities experience challenges because of disabling environments and exclusion daily; however, this impact is intensified when the entire community is destabilized, such as during emergencies. In such cases, people with disabilities are disproportionately impacted, experiencing higher rates of injury and death as well as increased challenges during response and recovery. The purpose of […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Developing an Anti-Racist Practice in Occupational Therapy: Guidance for the Occupational Therapist (2022)

Published by <p>This article aims to explore the concept of anti-racist practice in occupational therapy and to help therapists develop their own anti-racist practice throughout their lives and careers. Part of anti-racist practice is becoming comfortable with terms such as white supremacy, structural racism, and racial oppression. Many professions, including occupational therapy, try to avoid using these […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Culturally Responsible Clinical Supervision

Published by <p>Allied health professionals are trained to work with diverse clients. This course will outline barriers to culturally responsive supervision and discuss solutions. We will discuss characteristics of culturally responsive supervisors, provide methods for developing and incorporating these characteristics into clinical practice, and address individual biases utilizing clinical scenarios. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

An Introduction to Cultural Competemility in Speech-Language Pathology

Published by <p>Cultural competemility is the marriage between cultural competency and cultural humility. This course will define “culture” as a concept, define the ethics of cultural competence, explain the difference between cultural competence and cultural humility, and identify ways cultural competence and cultural humility coincide within the context of providing speech-language pathology services. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Dissident Genders and Sexualities in the Occupational Therapy Peer-Reviewed Literature: A Scoping Review (2022)

Published by <p>The word dissident refers to opposition to something—in this case, to the regulatory norms imposed by cisheteronormativity, heterosexism, and patriarchy. The concept does not negate or invalidate the identity categories; rather, it incorporates people who do not fit, nor want to fit, in such categories. OTs need to consider this concept to produce care strategies, […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Leisure Possibilities of Adults Experiencing Poverty: A Community-Based Participatory Study (2022)

Published by <p>Community-based participatory research seeks to create mutually beneficial partnerships with communities that are experiencing social injustices. Its purpose is to increase participation and promote equity through a process of reciprocal knowledge exchange and creation. This approach was used in this study so the adults experiencing poverty could lead the discussion on leisure activities and necessary […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Pulse Oximetry, Racial Bias and Statistical Bias (2022)

Published by <p>In late November of 2021, the British Health Minister, Sajid Javid, published an article pointing out that pulse oximeters tend to be inaccurate in patients with dark skin pigmentation, attracting immediate and widespread attention around the world. The Minister remarked that “technologies are created and developed by people, and so bias, however inadvertent, can be […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Autistic Adult Perspectives on Occupational Therapy for Autistic Children and Youth (2022)

Published by <p>While parent perspectives provide invaluable understanding of their children’s daily lives, there is a need to include Autistic adult voices to provide insight into the lived experience of being Autistic. This qualitative study gathered pre-existing data that highlighted the voices of Autistic adults on what they value in interventions for Autistic children and youth. Data […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Transgender-Affirmative Care: Identifying and Overcoming Barriers to Care for Transgender Patients

Published by <p>Transgender individuals, often highly stigmatized and discriminated against, face multiple barriers when it comes to being affirmed within their gender identity.  A particularly challenging barrier regards seeking routine- and transition-related physical and mental health care. The purpose of this course is to provide easily consumable, evidence-based content that addresses basic transgender terminology, barriers to care […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Gullah Geechee: Cultural Norms and the SLP

Published by <p>This course will examine the cultural & linguistic norms of the Gullah Geechee people. It will provide an overview of the language and cultural nuances that an SLP who is new to the region should expect from their clients. We will examine appropriate social and pragmatic responses to the culture and ways that clinicians can […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>