Eleventh Annual Research Conference

Occupation and Place: Sustainability, Balance, & Occupation
Portland, OR
October 4-6, 2012

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2012
Thursday, October 4th
8:00 PM

A Student Elective Course Exploring Occupational Justice through Use of Occupational Storytelling and Story Making

Julie Bednarski OTD, MHS, OTR, University of Indianapolis

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Community gardening and well-being

Melinda Suto PhD, OT, The University of British Columbia
Sonja Feddes BA, MOTS, The University of British Columbia
Elizabeth J. MacDonald BA, MOTS, The University of British Columbia

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Contextual factors that impact occupational engagement in breastfeeding

Jennifer S. Pitonyak MS, OTR/L, SCFES, CIMI, University of the Sciences

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Developing a pilot study of social services, sociopolitical discourses, and situated occupational sustainability during long-term unemployment

Rebecca M. Aldrich PhD, OTR/L, Saint Louis University
Deborah Laliberte-Rudman PhD, OT Reg., Western University

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Educating Occupational Therapy Students to Work with Diverse Clients

Pamalyn J. Kearney MS, OTR/L, University of the Sciences

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Exploring the home as a just-right environment for play occupations

Helen Lynch PhD, University College Cork, Ireland
Noirin Hayes PhD, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Occupational Engagement of Occupational Therapy Students Surrounding Academics

Sonia Lawson, Towson University

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Occupational Science in High Places: A Scoping Review of World Federation of Occupational Therapists Documents

Susan Coppola MS, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Clare Hocking DipOT, AdvDipOT, MHSc(OT), PhD, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

REoccupy Your Life: Occupational displacement research guides program for criminal justice offenders

John White PhD, OTR/L, Pacific University
Sandra L. Rogers PhD, OTR/L, Pacific University
Brandon Johnson MOT, OTR/L, Bridges to Independence
Marissa Gottlob MOTS, Pacific University
Wesley Grount MOTS, Pacific University

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Ritual, Spirituality, and Occupation: A Phenomenological Inquiry into Women’s Participation in Women’s Circles

Angie Mandich PhD, MSc, BScOT, The University of Western Ontario
Anne Elizabeth Kinsella PhD, MAdEd, BScOT, The University of Western Ontario
Laura R. Hartman PhD(c), MScOT(c), BHSc, The University of Western Ontario

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Situated nature of everyday occupation: Occupational place in retirement

Etsuko Odawara PhD, OTR, Seirei Christopher University, Japan

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Supports and barriers to occupation: A meta-summary of qualitative studies from the Journal of Occupational Science

Aaron M. Eakman PhD, OTR, Colorado State University
Bryan M. Gee OTD, MEd, OTR/L, BCP, Idaho State University
Brittney Romriell MOTS, Idaho State University
Morgan Rumble MOTS, Colorado State University

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The First Ten Years: A Descriptive Analysis of Presentation Abstracts of the SSO:USA, 2002 to 2011

Amanda Schneider, Eastern Kentucky University
Doris Pierce, Eastern Kentucky University
MaryEllen Thompson, Eastern Kentucky University

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Top-down transformation: Re-envisioning weight management in the lives of adults with mental illness

Abbey Marterella PhD, OTR/L, Eastern Michigan University

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Using Child Interviews to Enhance Our Understanding of the Perceived Occupational Barriers of Individuals with ASD

Anne V. Kirby MS, OTR/L, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Caroline Harkins McCarty MSOT, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ashley C. Freuler MS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Virginia A. Dickie PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Grace T. Baranek PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Friday, October 5th
8:15 AM

2012 Ruth Zemke Lecture in Occupational Science: The Art and Science of Occupation: Nature, Inquiry, and the Aesthetics of Living

Malcolm P. Cutchin PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Crystal Ballroom

8:15 AM - 9:30 AM

9:45 AM

Occupation and Place: exploring affordances in home environments for infants under two

Helen Lynch PhD, University College Cork, Ireland
Noirin Hayes PhD, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Occupation as situated: Recognizing the influence of social power relations

Suzanne Huot PhD, University of Western Ontario
Debbie Laliberte-Rudman PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.), University of Western Ontario

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Older adults' experiences of community mobility following driving retirement: An occupational justice perspective

Jan Miller Polgar PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.), The University of Western Ontario
Lynn Shaw PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.), The University of Western Ontario

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

10:20 AM

Ethical research on occupation with children: A call for reflexivity

Shanon Kathleen Phelan PhD(c), MScOT, Western University
Elizabeth Anne Kinsella PhD, Western University

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM

Participating and Livability: A Multi-Method Study of Aging and Engaging in Place

Kendra Heatwole Shank, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM

Uniting labor geography’s “spatial fix” and occupational science’s “occupational possibilities” to theorize unemployment experiences

Rebecca M. Aldrich PhD, OTR/L, Saint Louis University
Joel P. Jennings PhD, Saint Louis University

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM

10:55 AM

Occupation and the practice and politics of sustainable living

Caroline Harkins McCarty MSOT, PhD(c), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

10:55 AM - 11:25 AM

Occupation, identity, participation, and social inclusion: Case studies of children with disabilities

Shanon Kathleen Phelan PhD(c), MScOT, Western University
Elizabeth Anne Kinsella PhD, Western University

10:55 AM - 11:25 AM

Occupational Engagement and Health Outcomes: A Systematic Review

Wendy Stav PhD, OTR/L, SCFCM, FAOTA, Towson University

10:55 AM - 11:25 AM

12:25 PM

Diabetes Self-Management as an Occupation?

Heather Fritz OTR/L, PhD(c), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

12:25 PM - 12:55 PM

Justice and rights examined: From ideas to action

Amher Angell MOT, OTR/L, PhD(c), University of Southern California
Evenlyne Durocher PhD(c), OT Reg. (Ont.), University of Toronto
Jyothi Gupta PhD, OT(C), OTR/L, St. Catherine University
René Padilla PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Creighton University
Robert B. Pereira BOccThy (Hons), OT Reg., Macquarie University, Australia

12:25 PM - 1:55 PM

Understanding Co-Occupations: Exploring Infant Crying and the Revolving Interaction

Gail A. Poskey PhD, OTR, Texas Woman's University
Kris Barnekow PhD, OTR/L, University of Wisconsi-Milwaukee
Gayle Hersch PhD, OTR, Texas Woman's University

12:25 PM - 12:55 PM

1:00 PM

Families with Children with Autism: An Exploration of Family Health

B. W. DeGrace PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, University of Oklahoma
A. Brock MOTS, University of Oklahoma
B. Condit MOTS, University of Oklahoma

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Keeping the OS Model Strong

Kathlyn L. Reed PhD, OTR, FAOTA, MLIS, Texas Woman's University

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

1:35 PM

Creating occupational space and occupational place: How the context of home modifications can be driven by Occupational Science

Noralyn Davel Pickens OT, PhD, Texas Woman’s University
Hillary Biershank BS, Texas Woman’s University
Abbye Gieringer BS, Texas Woman’s University
Kurt Hemphill BA, Texas Woman’s University
Anna Beth Thurman BS, Texas Woman’s University

1:35 PM - 2:05 PM

Examining the relationship between occupational balance and health in mothers

Catherine Backman PhD, FCAOT, The University of British Columbia

1:35 PM - 2:05 PM

Saturday, October 6th
8:30 AM

Experiences of Postsecondary Students with Intellectual Disabilities: An Ethnographic Exploration of Occupation and Identity

Emily Furgang MOT, OTR/L, OsD(c), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

The Embodiment of Sensation through Occupation: A Sensory Perspective on Migration and Adaptation

Antoine Bailliard PhD, OTR/L, Central Regional Psychiatric Hospital

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

The meaning of mealtime routines for young children and their families

Paula Rabaey MS, OTR/L, PhD, OTS, NOVA Southeastern University

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

9:05 AM

Engagement, environment, and skill development: An exploration of the summer activity experiences of at-risk middle school youth

M. Beth Merryman PhD, OTR/L, Towson University
Amanda Mezei BS, OTS, Towson University
Marcie Weinstein PhD, Towson University
Jill Bush PhD, Towson University

9:05 AM - 9:35 AM

Exploring Mealtime Occupations

Kristin Winston PhD, OTR/L, Nova Southeastern University
Rebecca Nichols MOT, OTR/L, University of Southern Maine
Ashley Scott MOT, OTR/L, University of Southern Maine
Mary Wade MOT, OTR/L, University of Southern Maine

9:05 AM - 9:35 AM

‘Placing’ integration: A critical exploration of immigrants’ occupations in London, Ontario, Canada and Auckland, New Zealand

Suzanne Hunt PhD, University of Western Ontario
Shoba Nayar, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

9:05 AM - 9:35 AM

9:40 AM

Conceptualization and Development of the Perceived Occupational Possibilities Scale

M. Pergolotti, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

9:40 AM - 10:10 AM

Framing voluntourism and realizing ubuntourism: Collective action toward global understanding and social justice

Michelle Elliot MScOT(C), PhD(c), University of Southern California

9:40 AM - 10:10 AM

Tension in Achieving Balance in Everyday Life: Intensive and Extensive Mothering

Mineko Wada MSc (OT Post-Prof), OTR (Japan), The University of British Columbia
Catherine Backman PhD, FCAOT, The University of British Columbia
Susan Forwell PhD, OT(C), FCAOT, The University of British Columbia
Wolff-Michael Roth PhD, Griffith University, Australia
James Joseph Ponzetti, Jr. PhD, DMin, CFLE, CCFE, The University of British Columbia

9:40 AM - 10:10 AM

10:25 AM

Diverse research methodologies for understanding occupational experiences across different sociocultural groups: Rewards, challenges and confluence

Jyothi Gupta PhD, OTR/L, St. Catherine University
Shoba Nayar PhD, NZROT, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Catherine Sullivan PhD, OTR/L, St. Catherine University
Kristi Haertl PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, St. Catherine University
Melinda Suto PhD, OT, The University of British Columbia

10:25 AM - 11:55 AM

Mindfulness, Flow, and Occupation

Donna Costa DHS, OTR/L, FAOTA, University of Utah

10:25 AM - 11:55 AM

Rethinking occupation in research and clinical practice: Joining people, places and meaning

Staffan Josephsson OT, PhD, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Sissel Alsaker OT, PhD, Sør-Trøndelag University College, Norway
Gunilla Isaksson OT, PhD, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
Maria Lindström OT, PhD, Umeå University, Sweden
Rebecca Aldrich PhD, OTR/L, Saint Louis University
Anneli Nyman OT, PhD(c), Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

10:25 AM - 11:55 AM

2:00 PM

Family decision-making for placement of the television in the bedrooms of children

J. S. Crowder MS, OTR/L, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
B. W. DeGrace PhD, OTR/L, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
S. Arnold PT, PhD, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
T. Hamilton PhD, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
S. B. Sisson PhD, CHES, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
E. Ramey, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Moral quests in everyday narratives of women living with chronic conditions

Sissel Alsaker OT, PhD, Sør-Trøndelag University College, Norway
Staffan Josephsson OT, PhD, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Not the same me: An exploration of personal transformation

Michelle Elliot MScOT(C), PhD(c), University of Southern California

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2:35 PM

Changing Shoes: Metaphorical Descriptions of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Identity

Catherine Backman PhD, FCAOT, The University of British Columbia
Anne Townsend PhD, The University of British Columbia
Linda C. Li PhD, PT, Arthritis Research Centre of Canada

2:35 PM - 3:05 PM

Diabetic Self Care Routines: Photo-elicitation and Interview

MaryEllen Thompson PhD, OTR/L, Eastern Kentucky University

2:35 PM - 3:05 PM

Identity Work, Occupation and the Enactment of Narratives: The Story of the Gypsy Girl

Nancy Bagatell PhD, OTR, Quinnipiac University

2:35 PM - 3:05 PM

3:10 PM

Internet use shaping health and well-being information-seeking occupations in individuals with spinal cord injury

Sumita Rege, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

Narrative Phenomenology in Fathering Occupations: An Ethnographic Study at the Intersection of Gender and Disability

Aaron Bonsall OTR/L, MSOT, PhD(c), University of Southern California

3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

Research Paper: Preventing Pressure Ulcers: Occupational Challenges Embedded in Everyday Life

Jeanne Jackson PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, University College Cork, Ireland

3:10 PM - 3:40 PM