Abstract

Date Presented 03/28/20

This mixed-methods research examined the impact of sensory-based OT intervention on youth in a juvenile correctional facility through record review data analysis and interviews with incarcerated youth. Youth had a significantly lower rate of violence following OT intervention and other positive behavioral and emotional changes. The findings support the effectiveness of sensory-based OT and its significance for this underserved population.

Primary Author and Speaker: Maria Linkugel

Additional Authors and Speakers: Mikaila Dvornak, Joanne Estes

Contributing Authors: Rachel Snodgrass, Kierra Klein, Ashlyn Williams

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