This is a qualitative research study using a life history approach. It was one of 31 life histories conducted as part of a larger study.
Objective: To learn about the impact that an Arizona-based occupational therapist with ties to North Dakota has had on the profession.
Method: A video conference call was conducted to interview Catie Sondrol. Additional information was found in her curriculum vitae, which was shared by the participant.
Results: After transcribing and analyzing the data gathered during the interview, the researchers were able to place an emphasis on the following key aspects of Catie’s professional career: resiliency, giving back, professional issues and practice trends, and core values and beliefs.
Maudal, Molly and Swanson, Lydia, "Evolution of Occupational Therapy Practice: Life History of Catherine (Catie) Sondrol, MOT, OTR/L" (2018). Oral History Student Papers. 30.