You may wonder - what occupational therapy programs exist for clients in the criminal justice system? What do they focus on, where are they, and what are their outcomes? Where should I start if I want to create my own program? Whether you are a practitioner currently in criminal justice, or looking to learn more about what you could offer to the area of practice, this section aims to inform your understanding of service provision in the field.
>> Settings. Here you can learn about the settings within the criminal justice system where there are opportunities for occupational therapy programming.
>> Examples. Here you can read about examples of existing occupational therapy programs serving clients in criminal justice settings.
>> Contribute. Are you part of a program serving clients in the criminal justice system? Are you interested in sharing your work with others? We would love to hear your story, and help you spread the word.
This website was originally designed and developed by Dr. Jaime Muñoz and Meredith Karavolis, M.S. OTR/L at the Duquesne University Department of Occupational Therapy. It is maintained by Dr.Muñoz and Dr. Abigail Catalano of Duquesne University in collaboration with partners at Pacific University, the University of Findlay, St. Louis University and Saint Louis Community College.