Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2005

Journal

Journal of Interprofessional Care

Description

The profession of occupational therapy promotes individuals to achieve health and wellness through engagement in meaningful occupations of daily living. This occupation focused profession plays a critical role in health care in a multitude of settings with a wide range of clients. This paper highlights a global overview of the philosophies of occupational therapy, the current international practices in occupational therapy, the education of therapists, and the roles of law and professional societies that govern the practice of occupational therapy.

Comments

This is an electronic version of an article published in Journal of Interprofessional Care.

Rogers, S. (2005). Portrait of occupational therapy. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 19(1), 70-79 is available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13561820400021767.

© 2005, Taylor & Francis

Share

COinS