Affiliation: Deakin University
- The test-retest reliability of the child-initiated pretend play assessmentKaren Stagnitti
Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, PO Box 423, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia 3280
Am J Occup Ther 58:93-9. 2004..The purpose of this study is to establish the test-retest reliability of the Child-Initiated Pretend Play Assessment (ChIPPA) (Stagnitti, 2002a; Stagnitti, Unsworth, & Rodger, 2000)...
- Impact of the Learn to Play program on play, social competence and language for children aged 5-8 years who attend a specialist schoolKaren Stagnitti
School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Deakin, Victoria, Australia
Aust Occup Ther J 59:302-11. 2012..The Learn to Play program is a child led play based intervention aimed at developing self-initiated pretend play skills in children...
- An exploration of issues of management and intention to stay: allied health professionals in South West Victoria, AustraliaKaren Stagnitti
Occupational Science and Therapy, Deakin University, Waterfront Campus, 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, VIC 3217, Australia
J Allied Health 35:226-32. 2006..Recommendations are given for organizational development and training for managers...
- Play, behaviour, language and social skills: the comparison of a play and a non-play intervention within a specialist school settingChloe O'Connor
School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, Australia
Res Dev Disabil 32:1205-11. 2011..Both groups improved in their overall language skills and significantly improved in their goal attainment. This study supports the use of a play intervention in improving a child's play, behaviour, language and social skills...
- Pretend play of children with acquired brain injury: an exploratory studyNaomi Fink
School of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Dev Neurorehabil 15:336-42. 2012..This exploratory study aimed to describe the self-initiated pretend play of three children who had sustained an acquired brain injury (ABI). No previous research was found...
- From student to therapist: follow up of a first cohort of Bachelor of Occupational Therapy studentsGeorgina Doherty
Ballarat Health Services, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Aust Occup Ther J 56:341-9. 2009..This study aimed to investigate the perception of graduate students on their preparation for practice, at 7 months post graduation...
- Come play with me: an argument to link autism spectrum disorders and anorexia nervosa through early childhood pretend playGeneviève Pépin
School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
Eat Disord 20:254-9. 2012..This article argues for research into this area which may potentially contribute to developments in new intervention strategies for these persons...
- Rethinking policies for the retention of allied health professionals in rural areas: a social relations approachKevin O'Toole
School of International and Political Studies, Deakin University, Warrnambool, Victoria 3280, Australia
Health Policy 87:326-32. 2008..The aim of this paper is to question the present dominant hierarchical approach taken in relation to the retention of allied health professionals in rural localities...
- Scope of practice of occupational therapists working in Victorian community health settingsLynne Quick
Occupational Science and Therapy, School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Aust Occup Ther J 57:95-101. 2010..This study aimed to examine the profile and scope of practice of occupational therapists working in Victorian community health settings and the amount and type of health promotion activity incorporated into their role...
- Top-down and bottom-up approaches to motor skill assessment of children: are child-report and parent-report perceptions predictive of children's performance-based assessment results?Johanna Kennedy
Occupational Science and Therapy Program, School of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing, and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University Waterfront Campus, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Scand J Occup Ther 20:45-53. 2013....
- Better Access to Mental Health program: influence of mental health occupational therapyMilly Kohn
Occupational Therapy, Bendigo Health, Victoria, Australia
Aust Occup Ther J 59:437-44. 2012..The aim of this study was to investigate whether attending an occupational therapist under this initiative influences change in psychological distress of clients as measured by the Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K10)...
- Activity preferences and participation of school-age children living in urban and rural environmentsTed Brown
1Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
Occup Ther Health Care 25:225-39. 2011..The activity participation of boys and girls in Australia has become quite similar. ..
- The concurrent validity of three visual perception tests used with adultsTed Brown
Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University Peninsula Campus, Building G, 4th Floor, McMahons Road, PO Box 527, Frankston, Victoria, 3199, Australia
Occup Ther Health Care 23:99-118. 2009..The total scale score correlations for the DTVP-A, MVPT-3, and TVPS-3 ranged from 0.39 to 0.51. Conclusion. The three tests exhibited a moderate level of correlation, supporting the concurrent validity of the DTVP-A, MVPT-3, and TVPS-3. ..
- Retention of allied health professionals in the south-west of VictoriaKaren Stagnitti
Department of Rural Health, Greater Green Triangle University, PO Box 423, Warrnambool, Victoria 3280, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 13:364-5. 2005