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2015
Friday, October 2nd
7:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast

Lobby / Himmarshee Room & 8th Floor Balcony

7:00 AM - 8:45 AM

9:00 AM

An exploration of social participation for young adults following a first psychotic episode

Valerie Fox, UNC Chapel Hill

Merritt Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Exploratory study of breast cancer survivors’ lived experience: Activity engagement during and after breast cancer treatment

Anne Fleischer, Nova Southeastern University

New River Room A

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Exploring families’ perceptions of family health

Sarah L. Smith, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Carrie Ciro, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Ami B. Bax, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Beth DeGrace, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Merritt Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Gamification of cognitive assessment: Emerging transdisciplinary technology

Bonnie L. Kennedy, Blue Marble Game Co.
Nina Withrington, Blue Marble Game Co.
Sheryl Flynn, Blue Marble Game Co.

New River Room B

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Layered purposes of participation: What mapping methods can teach us about occupation

Kendra Heatwole Shank, Towson University

New River Room A

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Picture this: Exploring the lived experience of high-functioning stroke survivors via photovoice

Tal Jarus, University of British Columbia
Linh Huynh,, University of British Columbia
Marie Maratos, University of British Columbia
Jordon Lui, University of British Columbia
Julia Tan, University of British Columbia

New River Room B

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Play and playspaces: Exploring the outdoors and natural heritage among children aged 5 to 12

Helen Lynch, University College Cork, Ireland
Urusla Kilkelly, School of Law, University College Cork, Ireland
Angela O'Connell, School of Law, University College Cork, Ireland
Alice Moore, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University College Cork, Ireland
Sarah Field, School of Law, University College Cork, Ireland
Ulli Falcini, School of Education, University College Cork, Ireland

New River Room A

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The absence of “occupational beings” in definitions of long-term unemployment: Opportunities for knowledge translation

Rebecca Aldrich, Saint Louis University
Debbie Laliberte Rudman, University of Western Ontario
John Grundy, University of Western Ontario
Aurelia O'Neil, Saint Louis University

New River Room B

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Using multiple methods to demystify influences on occupation: The case of parent expectations and young adults with ASD

Anne V. Kirby, University of Utah

Merritt Room

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

10:30 AM

Networking Break

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

“Away from everybody for an hour”: Reflections on informants experiences in qualitative research

Aaron Bonsall, University of Missouri

New River Room A

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Education to practice: How do new occupational therapists understand and use occupation in practice?

Jayne M. Yatczak, Eastern Michigan University
Andrea Zakrajsek, Eastern Michigan University
Amy Lamb, Eastern Michigan University
Tessa Champoux, Eastern Michigan University
Bryan Battjes, Eastern Michigan University
Lindsey Krajewski, Eastern Michigan University
Lauren Feldkamp, Eastern Michigan University
Elizabeth Wilson, Eastern Michigan University

Merritt Room

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Families, public spaces, and occupation: Understanding what families do at the library

Nancy Bagatell, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Merritt Room

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

From heuristics to phenomenology: Lessons learned in studying the healing properties of writing

Kristine L. Haertl, St. Catherine University
Adrienne EroPhillips, St. Catherine University

Merritt Room

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Occupational injustice on campus: Students with disabilities having to legitimize their roles

Laura Y. Bulk, University of British Columbia, Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Adam Easterbrook, University of British Columbia, Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Parisa Ghanouni, University of British Columbia, Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Tal Jarus, University of British Columbia, Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Bathseba Opini, University of British Columbia, Faculty of Education
Michael Lee, University of British Columbia, Occupational Science & Occupational
Earllene Roberts, University of British Columbia, School of Social Work
Gurdeep Parhar, University of British Columbia, Medical School, Equity office
Ruth Warick, University of British Columbia, Access and Diversity office

New River Room B

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Occupational science and gynecologic oncology: Sex, cancer, quality of life and women’s perceived occupational possibilities

Mackenzi Pergolotti, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kemi M. Doll, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

New River Room A

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Occupational therapy and equine-assisted activities and therapy: An expanded view for hippotherapy within occupational therapy

Erika L. Osmann, Colorado State University - Fort Collins

New River Room B

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Perspectives regarding employment of individuals on the autism spectrum

Lisa Crabtree, Towson University
Laura Karp, Towson University

New River Room A

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

The meaning and experiences of participating in a community-based wellness center from the perspective of individuals with a spinal cord injury

Beth Ekelman, Cleveland State University
Darcy Allison, Cleveland State University
Dario Duvnjak, Cleveland State University
Dorothy DiMarino, Cleveland State University
John Jodzio, Cleveland State University
Paolo Iannarelli, Cleveland State University

New River Room B

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

12:15 PM

Lunch on your own / Occupational balance time

12:15 PM - 3:00 PM

3:00 PM

A systematic mapping review of equine-assisted activities and therapies for children with autism: Implications for occupational therapy

Brittany C. McDaniel, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Erika L. Osmann, Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Wendy Wood, Colorado State University - Fort Collins

New River Room A

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Meta-synthesis: Exploiting the potential for occupational science

Mandy Stanley, University of South Australia

Merritt Room

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Morning routines of persons with chronic disabilities: Use of participant-generated photography for data collection

MaryEllen Thompson, Eastern Kentucky University

New River Room B

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Preferred activities and well being: A study of occupation

Erna Imperatore Blanche, University of Southern California
Diane L. Parham, Univeristy of New Mexico
Megan C. Chang, San Jose State University

New River Room A

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Renaissance of adolescence in the third stage of life

Charlotte Royeen, Saint Louis University

New River Room B

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

The difference between meaningful and psychologically rewarding occupations: Findings from two pilot studies

Moses N. Ikiugu, University of South Dakota
Ashley Hoyme, University of South Dakota
Brittany Mueller
Rochelle R. Reinke, University of South Dakota

New River Room B

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

The disparities dilemma: Critical considerations for aging research and practice

Abbey Marterella, Eastern Michigan University
Jeanine Blanchard, University of Southern California
Trudy Mallinson, George Washington University

New River Room A

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Translating collective occupations to Japanese culture: "Uchi (inside)"

Etsuko Odawara, Seirei Christopher University
Yaiko Shibata, Hyogo Rehabilitation Hospital

Merritt Room

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Volunteering: What it means for rural African-American women

Jyothi Gupta, St. Catherine University
Jyothi Gupta, St. Catherine University

Merritt Room

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

4:30 PM

Break

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

4:45 PM

Ruth Zemke Lecture in Occupational Science: "Appropriation and transformation of occupations: So what is know-how anyway?"

Ruth Humphry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

New River A/B (8th Floor)

4:45 PM - 6:15 PM

7:00 PM

Zemke Reception

Himmarshee Room & 8th Floor Balcony

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

8:00 PM

Poster Session - Action research with a home-based training program to understand and address the occupational needs of caregivers of older adults

Sonia Lawson, Towson University
Kelli Chapleski, Towson University
Stephanie Di'Ambrosio, Towson University
Jessica Groe, Towson University
Jennifer Knight, Towson University
Ashley Lessans, Towson University
Melissa Luttrell, Towson University
Selena Reames, Towson University
Tom Shaffer, Towson University
Courtney Stiles, Towson University
Abby Vandegrift, Towson University

New River Rooms A & B

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Poster Session - Exploring the effects of dance as a therapeutic media to assess attunement in co-occupation between primary caregiver and infant

Kelly R. Frye, James Madison University
Natalie A. Perez, James Madison University
Amy R. Yun, James Madison University

New River Rooms A & B

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Poster Session - Facilitating adaptation: The effects of an occupation-based program

Brittany N. Saviers, University of Central Arkansas
Jennifer A. Moore, University of Central Arkansas

New River Rooms A & B

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Poster Session - Family occupational engagement: Opportunities to promote resilience in young children who experience homelessness

Debra A. Rybski, Saint Louis University - Main Campus

New River Rooms A & B

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Poster Session - Health status after job loss—Does the reason for job change matter?

Maren Voss, Towson University
Jie Chen, University of Maryland, College Park

New River Rooms A & B

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Poster Session - Impact of legalized same-sex marriage on occupational engagement and well-being: A pilot study

William B. Wrightsman,, Touro University Nevada

New River Rooms A & B

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Poster Session - Play and playspaces: Accessibility and usability of playground environments for children under 12

Alice Moore, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University College Cork, Ireland
Helen Lynch, University College Cork, Ireland

New River Rooms A & B

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Poster Session - Quality of life of transition age young adults on the autism spectrum and their families through an occupation-based lens

Barbara B. Demchick, Towson University
Lisa Crabtree, Towson University

New River Rooms A & B

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Poster Session - The occupational benefits associated with persons caring for a pet

Christine A. Johnson, Nova Southeastern University

New River Rooms A & B

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Poster Session - The occupational benefits associated with persons caring for a pet

Christine A. Johnson, Nova Southeastern University

New River Rooms A & B

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Poster Session - The occupations of adulthood: Perspectives from adolescents with autism spectrum disorder

Anne V. Kirby, University of Utah

New River Rooms A & B

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Poster Session - The Purna Health Management System: Prioritizing meaningful occupations for life balance

Emily Schulz, Still University

New River Rooms A & B

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Poster Session - Translating occupational science knowledge about immigration using a framework of occupational justice

Tessa L. Boston, Saint Louis University
Rebecca M. Aldrich, Saint Louis University

New River Rooms A & B

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

9:15 PM

Student Tea with Zemke

Abeona Room (8th Floor)

9:15 PM - 10:15 PM