Journal article

Participation-Focused Strategy Use Among Caregivers of Children Receiving Early Intervention

Vera C Kaelin, Dianna L Bosak, Vivian C Villegas, Christine Imms, Mary A Khetani

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY | AMER OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOC, INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

IMPORTANCE: Evidence on common types of participation-focused caregiver strategies can help occupational therapy practitioners to take an evidence-based approach to designing participation-focused practice. OBJECTIVE: To identify and explore types of caregiver strategies to support young children's participation in valued occupations in the home and community. DESIGN: Qualitative study using a subset of data collected online with the Young Children's Participation and Environment Measure (YC-PEM). Narrative responses about strategy use were content coded to the family of Participation-Related Constructs (fPRC) framework using a deductive analytic approach to identify relevant types of partic..

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Awarded by National Institutes of Health


Awarded by Comprehensive Opportunities in Rehabilitation Research Training program


Funding Acknowledgements

Research reported in this publication was supported by funding from the National Institutes of Health (1R03HD084909-01A1 and P2CHD065702) and the Comprehensive Opportunities in Rehabilitation Research Training program (K12 HD05593). We thank Jodi Dooling-Litfin, Beth McManus, Elizabeth Scully, Natalie Murphy, Zachary Richardson, and Briana Rigau for helping to collect the data analyzed in this substudy.