New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy

Articles from Vol. 56, No. 1, March

Adding a Vocational Focus to Asian Mental Health Services in New Zealand: Occupational Therapy Opportunities
Work is a key feature of successful rehabilitation from mental illness (Morris & Lloyd, 2004) and according to Moll, Huff, and Detwiler, (2003) the majority of people with mental illness want to work, preferably in open employment. The idea of...
Developing Evidence-Based Supported Employment Services for Young Adults Receiving Public Mental Health Services
Occupational therapists working in public mental health in New Zealand and Australia are leading the implementation of evidence-based practices in the provision of supported employment services for people with psychiatric disabilities (Lloyd &...
Editorial
I feel privileged, as editor of the New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, to present the proceedings from the 2008 NZAOT Conference: Inspiration--Energy--Action. Having the Frances Rutherford Lecture and Keynote presentations in one edition...
Inspiration: Moving Forward When You Do Not See the Steps
Te-na- koutou, Te-na- koutou, Te-na- koutou, katoa. I arrived in New Zealand in 1987 as a new immigrant fresh from the United Kingdom. My first position was not far from here, in Masterton where I was part of a newly established Mental Health Service....
It's All about "You": Unfurling the Koru Within
Opening Malo e lelei! Greetings! E nga tangata whenua, tena koutou / To the home people greetings Ki a koutou te mana whenua o konei / To you the locals greetings Ki a koutou e whakaroko ki / To you who are listening to this I greet you...
The 2008 Frances Rutherford Lecture Taking a Stand for Inclusion: Seeing beyond Impairment!
Mihi Nga mihi hoki ki te Atua, i manaaki i te hokianga o tenei whenua tapu, nana nei nga mea katoa i hanga, tena koe, tena koe, tena koe, e te Atua. Nga Maunga, nga Awa, e nga Mana, e nga Reo, e nga Iwi, e nga Hapu, e nga Tipuna Matua o tenei...
The Politics of Practice: Strategies to Secure Our Occupational Claim and to Address Occupational Injustice
Hello, Bonjour, Kia Ora! Te-na- koutou katoa! Miigwetch. Like so much of what I write about, this talk, metamorphosed and evolved into something different over the months preceding this conference. When I was asked to do today's talk, I really didn't...