Describe the family experience of pediatric rehab patients
grief, functional deficits, burden, excessive amounts of time, stress, conflicting education, readiness for education, need for support
The burden of role of care manager/advocate includes what experiences?
stress of navigating system, advocating for their child, long-term planning issues
describe family vs therapist perspectives
OT has short term, functional goals, parents just want return to normalcy
What are frequently used measures for goal setting in pediatric rehab?
Pediatric rehab is an iterative and cyclic process, including what 4 components?
mutually agreed upon goals, shared planning, shared implementation, shared evaluation
How can motivational interviewing be used in goal setting in pedi rehab?
assessing their readiness for change
List some goals/areas of intervention for pedi rehab
ADls, cognitive retraining, safety awareness, education, equipment, energy conservation, tone management, functional mobility, home mods, COPM
In Pedi Rehab, how do OTs choose an activity?
developmental age, patient interest, goal areas to be addressed, desired outcomes
In Pedi Rehab, what is BEST practice?
cautiously hopeful to family, age appropriate tx, family centered, team player
social participation can facilitate the development of identity through what?
relationships, knowledge, vocational interests, clarifying morals and values, and exploring interests
It is important for OTs to understand what regarding adolescent social participation?
what extent current participation looks like
Adolescent assessments should be what two things?
family and client focused
What are 3 intervention strategies used with adolescents?
skill focused, environment focused, peer supported
Skill focused interventions
money management, social skills, accessing transportation, mobility, self regulation
Environment focused interventions
modifications and adaptations
Peer supported interventions
peer support offer best opportunities for students to develop necessary transition skills
What are some consideration needs when planning transition?
financial, friendship/socialization, transportation, health/medical, legal/advocacy
What is OT's role in Transition?
-specialized education and transition services-understand edu performance/demands-positive future orientation and student centered
What is best practice in transition interventions?
-early, paid work experience-student involvement in transition planning-emphasis on social competence-development of life skills-use of AT-collaborate teamwork
OTs should have high expectations for what 3 aspects of transition?
performance, flexibility, creativity