Aims & Scope

OCCUPATION: A Medium of Inquiry about Health through Occupation

Aims of this journal are to:

  1. Provide a free platform for the exchange of peer reviewed scholarly work for students and professionals interested in occupational studies across the lifespan about the contributions of occupation to health promotion, prevention, rehabilitation, and the well-being of populations across the globe.
  2. Support the creation and development of studies in areas related to occupation from a global perspective that include themes such as occupational justice, occupational development, occupational deprivation, occupational chaos and reconstruction, advocacy, and ways of doing, being, becoming, and belonging.
  3. Translate the knowledge shared by scholars toward reflective, innovative, evolving, and emerging areas of occupation based theory and practice for health promotion and advocacy in a global context.

Scope of Journal:

Biannual, free access, peer reviewed journal aimed at those studying, practicing, or research in the fields of occupational therapy, disability, education, psychology, sociology, anthropology, ethology, neuroscience, or related fields with a concentration on the effects of occupation, advocacy, and policy on health disparity and well-being.