In this edition, we highlight Dr. Sharon Gutman's career and contributions to occupational therapy. Her work with homeless adults with mental illness has received national recognition. This course is part of a quarterly series on OccupationalTherapy.com designed as a salute to the OT pioneers with contributing editor Dr. Franklin Stein. It is presented in an engaging Q & A format and highlights the OT pioneer's journey into occupational therapy and research accomplishments.
Course created on September 11, 2019
Course Type: Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Performance Patterns; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-738122; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the role of occupational therapy with homeless adults experiencing mental illness.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the components of a daily living skills program for homeless adults with mental illness.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the concepts of a stress management program for a homeless population.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe specific environmental modifications that are commonly needed in temporary shelters for homeless adults.
PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Sharon Gutman is a distinguished author, researcher, and professor at Columbia University. Sharon was the editor of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy from 2008 to 2014 and has published six books in occupational therapy as well as numerous research publications. Her most recent publication is Powers Dirette, D., & Gutman, S. A. (Eds). (in press). Occupational therapy for physical dysfunction (8th ed.) Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer. Her work with homeless adults with mental illness has received national recognition.
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