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Title: College of occupational therapists: Position paper on the way ahead for research, education and practice in mental health
Authors: Craik, C
Austin, C
Chacksfield, J
Richards, G
Schell, D
Issue Date: 1998
Publisher: College of Occupational Therapists
Citation: The British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 62 (9) 390 - 392
Abstract: The future of occupational therapy in mental health has been a topic of reflection and debate. The Education and Research Board (now the Education and Practice Board) of the College of Occupational Therapists created a Working Group to develop a position paper on the way ahead for research, education and practice in mental health. Following consultation, the Working Group reviewed literature, examined current research and surveyed practitioners, managers and educators. From these findings, recommendations have been made which will lead to a firmer evidence base for the practice of occupational therapy in mental health, leading to a more effective use of the expertise of occupational therapists and an improved service for users.
ISSN: 0308-0226
Appears in Collections:Community Health and Public Health
Dept of Clinical Sciences Research Papers

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