Self Care Resources
Findings from the SAOT Members’ Workplace Psychological Health Survey
PART 1 – MASLACK BURNOUT INVENTORY
PART 2 – UTRECHT WORK ENGAGEMENT SCALE-9
PART 3 – WORK ADDICTION
Fatigue in the Occupational Therapy Workplace
This new resource includes access to:
- Evidence-based research
- Current policy documents
- Resources for action at the personal, management and policy levels
- Recommendations to manage fatigue in OT workplaces
Complete the self-assessments to receive a downloadable professional development certificate!
Violence in the Occupational Therapy Workplace
Your opinion and experiences matter. Please participate in the OT workplace survey. For more details, click here.
Alberta Pain Strategy
Chronic Pain Assessment Toolbox for Children with Disabilities
- Chronic pain in children with cerebral palsy and the development of the Toolbox;
- The sections of the Toolbox and how to start with based on your needs; and
- A case study of a complex patient from one of our nurse practitioners, and how a chronic pain assessment tool supported her clinical examination.
Check them out HERE:
Arthritis Alliance of Canada and College of Family Physicians of Canada Launch Osteoarthritis Tool to Improve Care for 4.4 Million Canadians Living with Osteoarthritis
- identify, assess, and monitor OA;
- equip patients for high quality self-management; and
- recommend specific non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies.
For more information, click HERE.
Mental Health Resources
Addiction and Mental Health Video Presentations by Dr. Joel Paris and Dr. Richard Hibbard
Youth Addiction and Mental Health - Help4Me
Mental health issues and substance use problems often begin in the teen and early adult years. Addressing the issue early can help to reduce the supports needed and increases the chance for a better long-term outcome and improved mental wellness.
The Government of Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Alberta Centre for Child, Family & Community Research, and the Canadian Mental Health Association of Edmonton have developed a website, Help4Me, to help young people recognize and understand early signs and symptoms of addiction and mental health problems that they, or someone they know, may be facing.
New Mental Health Resource for Health Care Providers and Caregivers Developed by SickKids Experts Over the next few months, CAPHC Conversations will be featuring articles and resources from the AboutKidsHealth website. Contact Sean Schurr for more information.