Document Type

Student Paper

Publication Date

2017

Abstract

This life history 1 of 29 life history interviews which is part of a larger project, Life Histories of Individual Who Have Been Influential In Developing Occupational Therapy (OT) in North Dakota and Wyoming. The purpose of the project is to gather information about the history and evolution of occupational therapy (OT) practice in North Dakota and Wyoming through life histories of individuals who have influenced the development of OT in these two states. It is anticipated that the life history process will be a powerful way to gather this information. This study is intended to provide current and future generations of occupational therapist a view of the history and how occupational therapy practice has evolved from its inception to current practice in North Dakota and Wyoming.

Therefore, the design of the study was qualitative with a semi-structured interview in order to gather the results. The semi-structured interview took place in Casper, Wyoming. Cassady Hoff currently works at Casper College as program director of the occupational therapy assistant program; the study was done at Liesinger Hall where her office is located. Cassady Hoff OTR/L, is an alumna of the University of North Dakota Occupational Therapy program. The interview focused on Cassady Hoff’s experience as an OT and the development of occupational therapy profession as a whole.

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