Date of Award
Critically Appraised Topic
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Gail Bass/Devon Olson Lambert
This critically appraised topic paper focuses on interventions for improving adolescents' mental health status to promote engagement in occupations in the JJS. With many factors to consider, adolescent demographics and previous contexts were described first, then the impact that mental health programs in the JJS have on adolescents' mental health was reviewed. Finally, occupational therapy’s role in improving occupational engagement through addressing mental health was investigated.
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Caron, Angelina M.; England, Madalyn M.; and Johnson, Mattea J., "The Role of Occupational Therapists Working with Adolescents with Mental Health Conditions in the Juvenile Justice System" (2023). Critically Appraised Topics. 69.