TWU Denton Summer 2020 Cohort! :)

For those who were accepted to TWU Denton and are planning to attend in Summer 2020, feel free to use this thread to chat! Congrats and looking forward to meeting you in the summer!
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Conclusions and Significance: The presence of all four dimensions of occupation, regardless of form, terminology or structural arrangement, is proposed as a hallmark of an occupational therapy conceptual practice model. PMID: 32091297 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy - Category: Occupational Health Tags: Scand J Occup Ther Source Type: research
Conclusions: Personal causation in interaction with environmental features is strongly influenced by adolescents' motivation.Significance: Occupational therapists could improve the motivation of adolescents with CP in interaction with the individual's volition with focussing on self-efficacy for promoting personal causation. Adapting to the physical environment and changing the attitudes of others to these adolescents is necessary. PMID: 32089013 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy - Category: Occupational Health Tags: Scand J Occup Ther Source Type: research
Anyone out there who has visited MUSC? I was recently accepted and wondering if anyone could offer info about what they thought about the program and school.
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This article summarizes the best available evidence interventions for preventing and managing cerebral palsy in 2019.Recent FindingsEffective prevention strategies include antenatal corticosteroids, magnesium sulfate, caffeine, and neonatal hypothermia. Effective allied health interventions include acceptance and commitment therapy, action observations, bimanual training, casting, constraint-induced movement therapy, environmental enrichment, fitness training, goal-directed training, hippotherapy, home programs, literacy interventions, mobility training, oral sensorimotor, oral sensorimotor plus electrical stimulation, pre...
Source: Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Conclusion: This study supports the psychometric properties of the Norwegian Self-Efficacy for Therapeutic Use of Self questionnaire in assessing self-efficacy in therapeutic encounters. Further research is needed to address the misfit items and the rating scale issue.Significance: Rasch analysis showed that the Norwegian Self-Efficacy for Therapeutic Use of Self questionnaire is promising to be used as a reliable and valid tool. PMID: 32065554 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy - Category: Occupational Health Tags: Scand J Occup Ther Source Type: research
Conclusion: People who are overweight or obese are motivated to lose weight because of health issues and feeling more comfortable with their body. The opportunities for weight loss lie in creating habits, routines and structuring everyday life activities to facilitate a healthier lifestyle.Significance: The findings indicate that an occupational therapist should be part of weight-loss interventions. PMID: 32065553 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy - Category: Occupational Health Tags: Scand J Occup Ther Source Type: research
Hi! So I noticed there wasn't any threads regarding Midwest schools, and I just wanted to see where the schools were standing with accepting/wait listing/and rejecting. I applied to UW- La Crosse, UW- Milwaukee, and Carroll for Midwest schools! Other schools I applied to are TWU, ATSU, Elmhurst, and St. Scholastica.
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Has anyone who has applied heard about an interview yet? Do they wait until all applications are in before informing about an interview?
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Hi guys! I recently heard from Stockton about scheduling an interview. If anyone has interviewed there before, I would love some advice on type of questions they ask and what their creative essay prompt was about. I was wondering if anyone knew when we should expect to hear from Kean and Seton Hall or if you had heard already.
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Multiple occupational therapy sessions, provided in a person with dementia's own home, improve their ability to carry out daily activities, compared with usual care. Improvements are also seen in behavioural and psychological symptoms and their quality of life. In addition, carers report feeling less distress, and a better quality of life.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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