Participation of children in decision making

Expiry Date
: 30/11/2026
CPD Units
: 3.00 Points
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This article examines the decision-making experiences of children, parents and therapists in occupational therapy.

Keywords: Decision-making, children, paediatrics, occupational therapy.

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Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this article is to examine the participation of children in decision-making processes based on the experiences from children, parents and therapists in occupational therapy.

Editor's comments:
Although this study was conducted in Ireland, it is relevant to all countries..

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. The degree of participation from children in making decisions with regards to goal-setting in the therapy process. 

  2. What the contextual factors are that influence children’s participation in decision-making in the therapy process.

Instructions for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz;
  • The pass grade is 70%;
  • You need to pass the quiz to claim your CPD certificate;
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link below to claim your CPD certificate and to update your CPD Manager.

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