Rachel D'Arrigo

Rachel D'Arrigo
Australian Catholic University | ACU · Occupational Therapy

PhD Bachelour of Occupational Therapy

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Publications (8)
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Purpose To explore engagement principles and contextual conditions in high-engagement therapy sessions involving youth with disabilities and service providers. Method From a larger project on therapy engagement, a dyadic case analysis was conducted involving three youth ages 8–15 with disabilities and their service providers. Participants were int...
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Occupational therapists implicitly rely on tacit knowledge to inform the strategies they use to engage children and parents in a therapy session. Objective To identify strategies occupational therapists use in a therapy session to engage children and parents. Methods A qualitative approach was employed using interpretive description methodology....
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Background Achieving optimal outcomes for children in occupational therapy settings is influenced, in part, by their engagement. The nature of child engagement from the occupational therapy perspective remains relatively unexplored. Method A qualitative research methodology was adopted, using an interpretive description approach. Thirty-two occupa...
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Purpose: To conduct a qualitative investigation of engagement in pediatric rehabilitation therapy. Methods: Interviews were conducted with 10 youth, 10 caregivers, and 10 service providers. Transcripts were analyzed thematically using an inductive approach. Results: Themes illustrated three perspectives: engagement as a connection with components o...
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Purpose: This study aimed to understand parent engagement and disengagement in the delivery of occupational therapy to their children. Methods: This study used a qualitative interpretive description methodology. Focus groups and individual interviews were employed. Thirty-two occupational therapists participated in focusgroups or one-on-one intervi...
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Aim: To examine the conceptual and clinometric properties of measures for parent engagement in developmental or rehabilitation interventions for children and youth (<18 years of age). Methods: Four electronic databases were searched. Studies were included if they reported measures of at least one domain of parent engagement (i.e. affective, cogn...
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Individuals with chronic pain consider improved sleep as one of the most important outcomes of treatment. Physical activity has been shown to have beneficial effects on sleep in the general population. Despite this, the physical activity-sleep relationship has not been directly examined in a chronic pain sample. This study aimed to examine the asso...

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