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This life history one of 31 life history interviews which are a part of a larger project, Life Histories of Individuals 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 been influential in developing OT in these two states. The interviews were influenced by the Kawa model in that the researchers were looking at the river of Janeene Sibla and looking at parts of the river that shaped her and her journey. 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 therapists a view of the history and how occupational therapy practice has evolved from its inception to current practice in North Dakota and Wyoming.

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Occupational Therapists, Client driven, Passionate educator, advocacy.


Occupational Therapy

Life History of Janeene C. Sibla, OTD, OTR/L