Tools & Resources

Books:

Recovery Through Activity (Parkinson, S., 2014)

Recovery Through Activity (Parkinson, S., 2014)recovery through activity

-Enables service users to recognise the long-term benefits of occupational participation by exploring the value of a range of activities
-Provides occupational therapists with a valuable tool to support the use of their core skills
-Provides comprehensive evidence regarding the value of activity along with a wealth of resources to support implementation of an occupation focused intervention
-Helps to refocus the practice of occupational therapy in mental health on occupation
-Supports occupational therapy pratitioners to engage in their core skills and enhance the quality of service user care in mental health
Worksheets:
The link with the Do-Live-Well framework :
-Promotion of the value of activity 
-Facilitating individual reflection about the impact of activity
-Linking the evidence between the benefits of certain activities and health (dimensions of experience)

Action over inertia (Krupa, T., Edgelow, D., Radloff-Gabriel, D., Mieras, C. et al., 2010)

Krupa, T., Edgelow, D., Radloff-Gabriel, D., Mieras, ATS.Controls.Handlers.ThumbnailC. et al (2010). Action over inertia: Addressing the activity-health needs of individuals with serious mental illness. Ottawa: CAOT publications

Addressing the activity-health needs of individuals with serious mental illness.

Action Over Inertia introduces readers to an occupational time-use intervention that aims to re-engage community dwelling individuals with serious mental illness with meaningful activity, positively influencing levels of occupational balance and engagement.

Included in the publication are step-by-step instructions, worksheets and resources to use directly with individuals and groups.

Worksheets :

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Evaluating current activity patterns (service provider)

Link with Do-Live-Well framework:
-Accessing concepts of Activity patterns (Balance, Routine, Meaning)
-Accessing concepts of Dimensions of experience (Connecting with others, Experiencing pleasure and joy)
-Accessing concepts of Personal and Social Forces

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Finding meaning in my activities

Link with Do-Live-Well framework:
-Accessing a concept of Activity patterns (Meaning)

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Social interaction through activities

Link with Do-Live-Well framework:
-Accessing a concept of Activity patterns (Routine)
-Accessing a concept of Dimensions of experience (Connecting with others)
-Accessing concepts of Social Forces

Model Of Human Occupation: Theory and application (4th ed.) (Kielhofner, G., 2008)

Kielhofner, G. (2008) Model of human occupation: MohoBookCover
Theory and application (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

 

 

 

Tools

Life Balance Inventory (Matuska, K., 2012)

Life Balance Inventory (Matuska, K., 2012):

Link online

The Life Balance Inventory was developed to measure your life balance based on the following principles:
a) Your everyday activity patterns must enable you to meet the following important needs:
1. Have basic health and safety
2. Have rewarding and satisfying relationships
3. Have regular activities that are interesting and challengingLBI
4. Have a satisfactory personal identity

b) In order to meet these needs through your activities, you also need to be able to:
5. Organize your time to meet your personal goals

Link with Do-Live-Well framework:
Accessing the concept of Balance (Activity patterns)

Model Of Human Occupation

Model Of Human Occupation (homepage) :MohoBookCover

Modified Interest Checklist:
Assessment of Occupational Functioning Modified Interest Checklist: The Modified Interest Checklist gathers information on a client’s strength of interest and engagement in 68 activities in the past, currently, and in the future. The main focus is on leisure interests that influence activity choices. The checklist can be used by adolescents or adults.

Link with Do-Live-Well framework:
-Accessing concepts of Activity patterns (Engagement, Meaning)
-Accessing concepts of Dimensions of experience

Occupational Questionnaire:
The Occupational Questionnaire documents an individual’s participation in occupations by half-hour intervals throughout the day. This is a shortened version of the NIH Activity record. Users classify the activity as work, play, or leisure, and record their perception of competence, value, and enjoyment for each activity. The questionnaire can be used by adolescents or adults.

Link with Do-Live-Well framework:
-Accessing concepts of Activity patterns (Engagement, Meaning, Balance, Routine)
-Accessing a concept of Dimensions of experience (Experiencing pleasure and joy)
-Accessing concepts of Personal Forces

Pediatric Interest Profiles:
Clients answer questions about their interest and participation in a variety of play and leisure activities. Three activity scales, the Kid Play Profile, The Preteen Play Profile, and the Adolescent Leisure Interest Profile, make this self-report/interview profile appropriate for clients ages 6-21.

Link with Do-Live-Well framework:
-Accessing concepts of Activity patterns (Engagement, Meaning, Routine)
-Accessing concepts of Dimensions of experience (Connecting with others, Experiencing pleasure and joy)
-Accessing concepts of Personal and Social Forces

Role Checklist:
The Role Checklist was designed to obtain information on client’s perceptions of their participation in 10 occupational roles throughout their life. It also assesses the value they place on those occupational roles. The checklist can be used by adolescents or adults.

Link with Do-Live-Well framework:
-Accessing concepts of Activity patterns (Engagement, Meaning, Balance)
-Accessing concepts of Dimensions of experience
-Accessing concepts of Personal Forces

UK Modified Interest Checklist:
The UK Modified Interest Checklist gathers information on a client’s strength of interest and engagement in 74 activities in the past, present and future. Interests are listed in nine categories that focus on different types of activity choices. The checklist can be used by adolescents or adults.

Link with Do-Live-Well framework:
-Accessing a concept of Activity patterns (Meaning)
-Accessing concepts of Dimensions of experience

Engagement in Meaningful Activities Survey (EMAS)

Engagement in Meaningful Activities Survey (EMAS):

The Engagement in Meaningful Activities Survey (EMAS) is a 12-item survey that assesses the perceptions of one’s activities as being personally meaningful.

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Link with Do-Live-Well framework:
-Accessing the concepts of Activity patterns (Meaning, Engagement, Choice and Control)
-Accessing concepts of Dimensions of experience

Applications:

Occubuzz

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Link online

Occubuzz is a quiz and uses everyday language to introduce the concepts of occupational overload, occupational deprivation and occupational balance. It enables people to record and track their chosen activities, and  provides personalised feedback regarding the relationship between these choices and their wellbeing.

It also provides some immediate tips as to how to improve wellbeing by managing occupations differently, and directs users to further ressources about occupational therapy.

Link with Do-Live-Well framework:
-Accessing the concepts of Activity patterns (Balance, Routine, Choice and Control, Meaning, Engagement)
-Accessing concepts of Dimensions of experience (Connecting with others, Experiencing pleasure and joy, Developing capabilities and potential)
-Accessing concept of Well-Being

Publications:

Moll, S., Gewurtz, R., Krupa, T. & Law, M. (2012). Strategic Leadership: Towards development of a National Activity Guide. OT Now, 14(4), 19-20.

Moll S. E., Gewurtz R. E., Krupa, T. M., & Law, M. C. (2013). Promoting an occupational perspective in public health. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 80, 111-119. http://cjo.sagepub.com/content/80/2/111.abstract

Moll, S., Gewurtz, R., Krupa, T., Law, M. Lariviere, N., Levasseur, M. (2015) “Do-Live-Well”: A Canadian framework for promoting occupation, health and well-being, Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 82(1), 9-23. http://cjo.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/08/20/0008417414545981