Academic-clinician partnerships: A model for outcomes research
While practitioners are now asked to provide evidence that supports the services we deliver, there is little empirical evidence concerning occupational therapy interventions. Research by clinicians is limited, often due to a lack of time, institutional support and research skills. Establishing collaborative research relationships between faculty, clinicians, and graduate students has been suggested as a means of addressing these barriers. Implementation of a model teaming students with clinicians to conduct outcomes studies is described. The model will be illustrated using a case example of a collaborative research project evaluating the efficacy of a home management skills program for individuals with chronic mental illness. The benefits and challenges of the collaborative process will be described. © 2005 by The Haworth Press, Inc. All rights reserved.
Occupational Therapy in Health Care
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Stern, Karen A., "Academic-clinician partnerships: A model for outcomes research" (2005). Kean Publications. 2604.