As part of a specialized course, OTD 8340 Wellness and Health Promotion in Occupational Therapy, students from the Nova Southeastern University Entry Level Doctor of Occupational Therapy program, drafted a Societal Statement on the role of occupational therapy with survivors of human sex trafficking in the United States. The students explored the issue of domestic human sex trafficking from an occupational perspective, under the guidance of their professor, Mirtha Montejo Whaley, PhD, OTR/L. As of the publication of this journal, the document is under review by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
Bryant, Chelsea; Freeman, Lillian; Granata, Meghan; He, Annie; Hough, Hillarie; Patel, Shree; Stedman, Ashley; Silvia, Stephanie; and Tran, My-Lynn
"Societal Statement on the Role of Occupational Therapy with
Survivors of Human Sex Trafficking in the United States,"
OCCUPATION: A Medium of Inquiry for Students, Faculty & Other Practitioners Advocating for Health through Occupational Studies: Vol. 1
, Article 4.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/occupation/vol1/iss1/4