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Contemporary Strategies for Working with Individuals and Families

Creative Arts Therapies Approaches in Adoption and Foster Care: Contemporary Strategies for Working with Individuals and Families Silverman, Christine Creative Arts Therapies Approaches in Adoption and Foster Care: Contemporary Strategies for Working with Individuals and Families Edited by DONNA J. BETTS. Charles C. Thomas, Springfield, IL, 2003, 320 pages, $65.95 hardcover, $45.95 soft-cover. WITH THE […]

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Past Experiences of the Clinical Instructor and Current Attitudes toward Evaluation of Students

Past Experiences of the Clinical Instructor and Current Attitudes toward Evaluation of Students Belinsky, Susan B The purpose of this study was to determine whether clinical instructors’ past experiences as radiation therapy students impact how they currently evaluate students in the clinical setting. Two survey instruments were mailed to a random sample of 400 credentialed […]

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Incorporating Problem-Based Learning and Video Technology in Teaching Group Process in an Occupational Therapy Curriculum

Incorporating Problem-Based Learning and Video Technology in Teaching Group Process in an Occupational Therapy Curriculum Schaber, Patricia L This paper describes an innovative, cost-effective method for teaching group dynamics in an occupational therapy curriculum. The revised “Models of Group Dynamics” course incorporated problem-based learning (PBL) sessions and video technology. In this single-semester course, the class […]

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Rehabilitation Clients’ Recovery Expectations and Their Relationship to Functional Outcomes

Rehabilitation Clients’ Recovery Expectations and Their Relationship to Functional Outcomes Vroman, Kerryellen The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between specifically defined expectations that clients have of rehabilitation and their actual outcomes as measured by the Short Form-36 Health Survey. This study with pretreatment and posttreatment measures was conducted at a medical […]

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Eclectic Perspectives on the Psychology of Aphasia

Eclectic Perspectives on the Psychology of Aphasia Tanner, Dennis C This article explores the psychological changes that occur in patients who have suffered a stroke with resulting aphasia and examines the adjustments necessary to help the patient cope. The eclectic approach described in this paper examines the psychology of aphasia from three perspectives: effects of […]

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Factors Influencing Applicant Selection of Entry-Level Physical Therapist Education Programs in the United States

Factors Influencing Applicant Selection of Entry-Level Physical Therapist Education Programs in the United States Wilcox, Kim Curbow Physical therapist education programs must compete for qualified applicants due to a nationwide reduction in the applicant pool. To develop successful recruitment strategies, faculty members need information on factors influencing applicant selection of a program. The purpose of […]

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A comparison of distance education instructional methods in occupational therapy

A comparison of distance education instructional methods in occupational therapy Jedlicka, Janet S The progression of technology is rapidly bringing new opportunities to students and academic institutions, resulting in a need for additional information to determine the most effective strategies for teaching distance learners. The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of […]

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Academic self-concept, academic achievement, and leadership in university students studying in a physical therapy program

Academic self-concept, academic achievement, and leadership in university students studying in a physical therapy program Gottlieb, Rosemary J RESEARCH NOTE Students enrolled in a selected admissions program, in which there are a limited number of student positions available, were assessed for academic self-concept using the Dimensions of Self-Concept upon entry into the program. This study […]

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Testing a Measure of Cyberloafing

Testing a Measure of Cyberloafing Blau, Gary Using a primary sample of medical technologists (MTs) and a second validation sample, the results of this study showed initial support for a three-factor measure of cyberloafing. The three scales were labeled browsing-related, non-work-related e-mail, and interactive cyberloafing. MTs who perceived unfair treatment in their organization (i.e., lower […]

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The Physical Therapist Manual for the Assessment of Clinical Skills

Content Validity of a Clinical Education Performance Tool: The Physical Therapist Manual for the Assessment of Clinical Skills Stickley, Lois A Background and Purpose: The content validity for evaluation tools currently used in student physical therapists’ (PT) clinical education has not been reported previously. This study assessed the content validity of the Physical Therapist Manual […]