Sylvia Rodger

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Parents' and service providers' perceptions of the family goal setting tool: a pilot study
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Appl Res Intellect Disabil 25:360-71. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Leadership through an occupational lens: celebrating our territory
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 59:172-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Occupational therapy students' contribution to occasions of service during practice placements in health settings
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 58:412-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Mastering social and organization goals: strategy use by two children with Asperger syndrome during cognitive orientation to daily occupational performance
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 30:264-76. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Cognitive Orientation to (daily) Occupational Performance (CO-OP) with children with Asperger's syndrome who have motor-based occupational performance goals
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 56:41-50. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Cognitive strategy use by children with Asperger's syndrome during intervention for motor-based goals
    Sylvia Rodger
    The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 56:103-11. 2009
  7. doi request reprint A comparison of international occupational therapy competencies: implications for Australian standards in the new millennium
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 56:372-83. 2009
  8. doi request reprint A national evaluation of the Australian Occupational Therapy Competency Standards (1994): a multistakeholder perspective
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 56:384-92. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Increasing the occupational therapy mental health workforce through innovative practice education: a pilot project
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 56:409-17. 2009
  10. doi request reprint What makes a quality occupational therapy practice placement? Students' and practice educators' perspectives
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 58:195-202. 2011

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Publications50

  1. doi request reprint Parents' and service providers' perceptions of the family goal setting tool: a pilot study
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Appl Res Intellect Disabil 25:360-71. 2012
    ..This qualitative study describes parents' and service providers' experiences in using the Family Goal Setting Tool (FGST). This article looks specifically at the tool's perceived clinical utility during annual, collaborative goal setting...
  2. doi request reprint Leadership through an occupational lens: celebrating our territory
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 59:172-9. 2012
    ..In so doing it is argued that leadership will be recognised and celebrated as being very much part of our profession's territory...
  3. doi request reprint Occupational therapy students' contribution to occasions of service during practice placements in health settings
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 58:412-8. 2011
    ..Supervisors' and students' time use during placements and how this changed for supervisors compared to pre- and post-placement is also presented...
  4. doi request reprint Mastering social and organization goals: strategy use by two children with Asperger syndrome during cognitive orientation to daily occupational performance
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 30:264-76. 2010
    ..The results provide initial insights into strategies that may enable children with AS to achieve social and organizational goals...
  5. doi request reprint Cognitive Orientation to (daily) Occupational Performance (CO-OP) with children with Asperger's syndrome who have motor-based occupational performance goals
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 56:41-50. 2009
    ..This paper reports on two case studies of children with AS illustrating the outcomes of CO-OP to address motor-based occupational performance goals...
  6. doi request reprint Cognitive strategy use by children with Asperger's syndrome during intervention for motor-based goals
    Sylvia Rodger
    The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 56:103-11. 2009
    ..A recent study found that children with AS were able to use the CO-OP framework to enhance their performance of motor-based goals...
  7. doi request reprint A comparison of international occupational therapy competencies: implications for Australian standards in the new millennium
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 56:372-83. 2009
    ..This paper explores and examines the similarities and disparities between occupational therapy competency standards documents available in English from Australia and other countries...
  8. doi request reprint A national evaluation of the Australian Occupational Therapy Competency Standards (1994): a multistakeholder perspective
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 56:384-92. 2009
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  9. doi request reprint Increasing the occupational therapy mental health workforce through innovative practice education: a pilot project
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 56:409-17. 2009
    ..The Queensland Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Collaborative conducted this trial in response to workforce shortages in mental health...
  10. doi request reprint What makes a quality occupational therapy practice placement? Students' and practice educators' perspectives
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 58:195-202. 2011
    ..This study addressed practice educators' and students' perspectives regarding quality practice placement experiences...
  11. doi request reprint Where in the world is interprofessional education? A global environmental scan
    Sylvia Rodger
    University of Queensland, Occupational Therapy, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Interprof Care 24:479-91. 2010
    ..Significant efforts are required to ensure that IPE is designed, delivered and evaluated in keeping with internationally recognized best practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint Enhancing teamwork among allied health students: evaluation of an interprofessional workshop
    Sylvia Rodger
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Allied Health 34:230-5. 2005
    ..This recognition of the comparative value of different professional contributions in providing holistic patient care is one of the starting points for education about interprofessional teamwork...
  13. ncbi request reprint Getting the run around: accessing services for children with developmental co-ordination disorder
    S Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Services, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Child Care Health Dev 31:449-57. 2005
    ..Accessing services for children with developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD) is frequently difficult for parents who have to navigate both health and education systems to find a diagnosis and appropriate interventions...
  14. ncbi request reprint A clinical education and practice placements in the allied health professions: an international perspective
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    J Allied Health 37:53-62. 2008
    ..A set of guidelines that can enhance partnerships and collaborative practice for the benefit of clinical education within complex and changing health/human service and educational environments is proposed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cognitive Orientation for daily Occupational Performance approach for children with Asperger's Syndrome:a case report
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 27:7-22. 2007
    ..This case report provides preliminary support for CO-OP as an intervention for children with Asperger's Syndrome that supports both skill acquisition and generalization and transfer of skills and strategies...
  16. doi request reprint Clinical utility of the four-quadrant model of facilitated learning: perspectives of experienced occupational therapists
    Craig Greber
    Queensland Health, Department of Occupational Therapy, Nambour General Hospital, Nambour, Qld 4560, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 58:187-94. 2011
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  17. pmc Productivity and time use during occupational therapy and nutrition/dietetics clinical education: a cohort study
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e44356. 2012
    ..Supervisors' and students' time use during placements and how this changes for supervisors compared to when students are not present in the workplace is also presented...
  18. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary assessment of children with developmental coordination disorder: using the ICF framework to inform assessment
    Pauline Watter
    Children s Research Unit, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, 4072, Australia
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 28:331-52. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to address assessment at the participation level. Viewing children from the multiple perspective of each discipline highlights the range of challenges faced by children with DCD...
  19. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of the effects of a social-pragmatic intervention on the communication and symbolic play of children with autism
    Deb Keen
    School of Cognition, Language and Special Education, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
    Autism 11:63-71. 2007
    ..Results are discussed in relation to the assessment of changes in the social communication and symbolic play of children with autism following intervention using clinical observation and parent report...
  20. doi request reprint Systematic review of early intervention programmes for children from birth to nine years who have a physical disability
    Jenny Ziviani
    Division of Occupational Therapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 57:210-23. 2010
    ..To systematically review the literature on the effectiveness of early intervention programmes for children with physical disabilities...
  21. doi request reprint Virtual reality for acute pain reduction in adolescents undergoing burn wound care: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    Belinda Kipping
    The Centre for Children s Burns and Trauma Research, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, The Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, The University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Burns 38:650-7. 2012
    ..Effective pain management remains a challenge for adolescents during conscious burn wound care procedures. Virtual reality (VR) shows promise as a non-pharmacological adjunct in reducing pain...
  22. doi request reprint Identification of occupational therapy clinical expertise: decision-making characteristics
    Mehdi Rassafiani
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 56:156-66. 2009
    ..This study aims to identify clinician expertise on the basis of participants' decision performance and examines this in relation to their length of experience and type of decision-making...
  23. doi request reprint A place to play: socioeconomic and spatial factors in children's physical activity
    Jenny Ziviani
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 55:2-11. 2008
    ..As this has the potential to be a major health issue, the aim of this investigation was to explore any contributing socioenvironmental considerations...
  24. pmc Efficacy of a children's procedural preparation and distraction device on healing in acute burn wound care procedures: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Nadia J Brown
    Centre for Children s Burns and Trauma Research, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Trials 13:238. 2012
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Occupational therapy students' perceptions of occupational therapy
    Merrill June Turpin
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 59:367-74. 2012
    ..Findings pertain to a qualitative study investigating students' perceptions of occupational therapy upon entry to two occupational therapy programmes in Australia...
  26. doi request reprint Coaching parents to enable children's participation: an approach for working with parents and their children
    Fiona Graham
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 56:16-23. 2009
    ..Recommendations are advanced as to how further research can support the adoption of this intervention strategy...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cognitive strategy use in school-aged children with developmental coordination disorder
    Charmaine Bernie
    Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Australia
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 24:23-45. 2004
    ..The strategies used by younger and older children were compared, with differences found in verbal-based strategy use. Cognitive strategy use appears to be more related to the individual child and intervention goal than to age...
  28. doi request reprint Occupational therapy entry-level education in Australia: which path(s) to take?
    Louise Farnworth
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 57:233-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to identify advantages and disadvantages associated with current and future credentials needed for entry into the profession...
  29. ncbi request reprint Motor and functional skills of children with developmental coordination disorder: a pilot investigation of measurement issues
    Sylvia Rodger
    Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, QLD 4072 Brisbane, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 22:461-78. 2003
    ..99), however, self-care function was below the average range for age (M=38.01, SD=12.19). The utility of the MAOM as a framework for comprehensive measurement of functional and motor outcomes of DCD in young children is discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Play and heal: Randomized controlled trial of Ditto™ intervention efficacy on improving re-epithelialization in pediatric burns
    Nadia J Brown
    Centre for Children s Burns and Trauma Research, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, The University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia Electronic address
    Burns 40:204-13. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of the Ditto™ (a hand-held electronic medical device providing procedural preparation and distraction) intervention on re-epithelialization rates in acute pediatric burns...
  31. ncbi request reprint Biological markers of stress in pediatric acute burn injury
    Nadia J Brown
    Centre for Children s Burns and Trauma Research, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, and the School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia Electronic address
    Burns 40:887-95. 2014
    ..Previously, serum and urinary cortisol have been used to measure stress in burn patients, however these measures are not suitable for a pediatric burn outpatient setting...
  32. doi request reprint Dinnertime and bedtime routines and rituals in families with a young child with an autism spectrum disorder
    Kylie Marquenie
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 58:145-54. 2011
    ..This article provides a description of the experiences of dinnertime and bedtime routines and rituals in Australian families with a young child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as well as common challenges experienced...
  33. doi request reprint Enabling occupational performance of children through coaching parents: three case reports
    Fiona Graham
    University of Queensland, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Division of Occupational Therapy, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 30:4-15. 2010
    ..Results indicate that OPC may be a useful intervention for therapists seeking to achieve occupational performance outcomes with children and parents. Further research avenues are described...
  34. doi request reprint Development of the student practice evaluation form revised edition package
    Merrill Turpin
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 58:67-73. 2011
    ..This assessment tool was based on the Student Placement Evaluation Form (SPEF), which was used nationally to evaluate student performance on professional practice placements...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Multimodal distraction to relieve pain in children undergoing acute medical procedures]
    Kate Miller
    Stuart Pegg Paediatric Burns Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, 4029, Australia
    Zhonghua Shao Shang Za Zhi 25:352-6. 2009
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Attributes of excellence in practice educators: the perspectives of Australian occupational therapy students
    Sylvia Rodger
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 61:159-67. 2014
    ..This study aimed to elucidate students' perspectives on what makes an excellent practice educator...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural adaptation of the developmental coordination disorder questionnaire 2007 for German-speaking countries: DCDQ-G
    Ann Kennedy-Behr
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Neuropediatrics 44:245-51. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to translate the DCDQ'07 into German, test the psychometric properties, and establish cutoff scores for the 5.0 to 7.11 age group...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comparative content review of children's participation measures using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health-Children and Youth
    Chi Wen Chien
    Occupational Therapy Division, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:141-52. 2014
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Early intervention services of children with physical disabilities: complexity of child and family needs
    Jenny Ziviani
    Children s Allied Health Research, Queensland Health, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 61:67-75. 2014
    ..To gain insight into the special issues confronting parents when accessing early intervention for children with physical disabilities where child and/or family characteristics indicate complex needs within the unique Australian context...
  40. doi request reprint A profile of canadian pediatric occupational therapy practice
    G Ted Brown
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, School of Primary Health Care, Monash University Peninsula Campus, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 3199
    Occup Ther Health Care 21:39-69. 2007
    ..Interventions focused on teaching, activities unique to occupational therapy, and on the functional needs of the client. ..
  41. ncbi request reprint Play behaviours and play object preferences of young children with autistic disorder in a clinical play environment
    Anna Dominguez
    University of Queensland, Australia
    Autism 10:53-69. 2006
    ..Explanations for play object preferences are postulated. Recommendations are made regarding clinical application of findings in terms of enhancing assessment and intervention by augmenting motivation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Physical activity of young children: a two-year follow-up
    Jenny Ziviani
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 28:25-39. 2008
    ..28; weekend r = -.32). Socioeconomic status was associated with the number of steps taken by children on weekends (r = .34). The results have implications for physical activities for girls and school and community programs for children...
  43. ncbi request reprint Occupational therapists' decision-making in the management of clients with upper limb hypertonicity
    Mehdi Rassafiani
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Scand J Occup Ther 15:105-15. 2008
    ..This was highlighted in the disparity between their stated and objective policies. These findings have implications for both the professional development of therapists and the training of students...
  44. ncbi request reprint A comparison of paediatrics occupational therapy university program curricula in New Zealand, Australia, and Canada
    Sylvia Rodger
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 26:153-80. 2006
    ..Paediatric intervention methods taught to students in all three countries focused on activities of daily living/self-care, motor skills, perceptual and visual motor integration, and infant and child development...
  45. ncbi request reprint Occupational therapy services for people with autism spectrum disorders: current state of play, use of evidence and future learning priorities
    Jill Ashburner
    Research and Development, Autism Queensland, Sunnybank, Queensland, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 61:110-20. 2014
    ..This study explored current practices and future learning priorities of Queensland occupational therapists who work in this field...
  46. ncbi request reprint Multi-modal distraction. Using technology to combat pain in young children with burn injuries
    Kate Miller
    Burns Research Group, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Burns 36:647-58. 2010
    ..This easy to use, hand held interactive device uses customized programs designed to inform the child about the procedure he/she is about to experience and to distract the child during dressing changes...
  47. doi request reprint Occupational therapy students' attitudes towards individuals with disabilities: a comparison between Australia, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States
    Ted Brown
    Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Peninsula Campus, McMahons Road, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
    Res Dev Disabil 30:1541-55. 2009
    ..These attitudes may be influenced by the level of their professional education as well as cultural values of their country of origin...
  48. ncbi request reprint Validity of the Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration Supplemental Developmental Test of Visual Perception
    Ted 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, Frankston, Victoria 3163, Australia
    Percept Mot Skills 106:659-78. 2008
    ..Since 7 test items did not fit the Rasch analysis specifications, the clinical value of the test is questionable and limited...
  49. ncbi request reprint A comparison of Canadian and Australian paediatric occupational therapists
    G Ted Brown
    Occupational Therapy Programme, School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, Peninsula Campus, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    Occup Ther Int 12:137-61. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Experiences with the COPM and client-centred practice in adult neurorehabilitation in Taiwan
    Ya Hsin Chenq
    Vicome Rehabilitation Clinic, Kaohsiung Taiwan, Republic of China
    Occup Ther Int 9:167-84. 2002
    ..Further research is warranted to investigate cultural influences on client-centred practice...