Leadership in Autism Training: Interprofessional Leadership
Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Preservice interdisciplinary educational opportunities are viewed as best practice in preparing future professionals. The mechanisms often are challenging with accredited programs in health-related services. Collaboration begins in the classroom. This session will describe the process of structuring an interprofessional community-based social group for individuals with ASD. The leadership skills of psychology and OT student mentors were analyzed and the results will be shared. The data demonstrates the value of interprofessional opportunities for enhancing service delivery for individuals with ASD.
Freeman, M. M., Fielders, N., O'Brien, S. P., & Bundy, M. B. (November 15, 2017). "Leadership in Autism Training: Interprofessional Leadership", OCALICON 2017, Columbus, OH.