You are to write a 5 page paper responding to the following statement:
The Occupational Therapy/ Physical Therapy profession is ideally placed to provide proactive rather than reactive interventions….
You may discuss any particular population or the profession in general. Suggestions for topics include
Preventative interventions/ programs
Political perspectives and funding,
Disease or disability processes (diabetes, cardiovascular, depression, etc.).
Your paper must be professionally presented and evidence based. You are to use at least 5 resources primarily from juried or peer reviewed journals and sources (no more than half should be from online sources). You should adequately cite resources in your paper as well as on a reference page included. You may use information from online learning modules from this course, however be sure to cite information.
Some writing style suggestions include:
Double spaced text
Use professional font (times new roman)
Be sure to use correct sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and spelling
Use respectful and non offensive language (avoid slang words or phrases, use person first
language, avoid stereotypes, avoid generalization and over simplification)
Be sure you have used language (including medical terminology) correctly
Give credit where credit is due (citations)
Provide evidential support for your own thought processes, opinions or claims (citations)
Attach the following rubric to your paper when you turn in your final copy.