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The rehabINK Podcast

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The rehabINK Podcast

    Episode 6: Career Spotlight: Occupational Therapist (Early Career Edition)

    Episode 6: Career Spotlight: Occupational Therapist (Early Career Edition)

    ‘Occupational Therapy’ – no, it’s not about receiving therapy at work! In this episode, join Bernice as she interviews Alexandra (Allee) Thompson, a recent graduate of the University of Toronto’s Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program and current second-year PhD student. They discuss commonly asked questions about the Occupational Therapy profession, transitioning from a clinical to research-based graduate program, as well as tips for pursuing this career path. For further readings referenced in the episode, please see the links below and if you have any questions please reach out to Allee directly at: allee.thompson@mail.utoronto.ca


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    Useful links: What is OT? | The Person-Environment OT Model | WHO’s ICF | Canadian Model of Occupational Performance

    • 27 min
    Episode 5: Mental Health in Rehabilitation Science [Speaker Series event recap]

    Episode 5: Mental Health in Rehabilitation Science [Speaker Series event recap]

    How can one's mental health affect your outcomes in rehabilitation? In this episode, Bernice and Anna sit down to discuss mental health in the field of rehabilitation sciences. We hear perspectives on burnout prevention, the impact of coping on engagement, and realistic hope from Lindsey Kudlow, Dr. Andrea Iaboni, and Anita Kaiser through a recap of a recent RSI speaker series event on mental health. Tune in to find out more!


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    • 38 min
    Episode 4: Physical and Mental Health in Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Episode 4: Physical and Mental Health in Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Kyla and Julia interview Dr. Patrick Jachyra, a post-doctoral fellow at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto. Patrick works with youth living with neurodevelopmental disorders like Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and is passionate about understanding their unique health needs. In this episode, we uncover some key take-aways on the importance of uniting both physical and mental health and learn about his experiences leading and promoting physical exercise programs in the community. Tune in to find out more! 


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    COVID-19: A Mini-Series Part 5: The Student Experience

    COVID-19: A Mini-Series Part 5: The Student Experience

    In this fifth & final episode of our COVID-19 mini-series we turn to the Temerty Faculty of Medicine graduate students in rehabilitation, physiotherapy and medicine to gather their take on how the pandemic impacted their studies, career prospects and daily life. Join hosts Bernice Lau and Mikaela Stiver exploring themes around short-term changes to the student experience in clinical and research programs, departmental and university responses to COVID-19, projected long-term impacts on the future of healthcare, and potential 'silver linings’!
     
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    • 29 min
    COVID-19: A Mini-Series Part 4: "Housing is Healthcare"

    COVID-19: A Mini-Series Part 4: "Housing is Healthcare"

    Analyssa Cardenas and Mikaela Stiver speak with palliative care physician, Dr. Naheed Dosani, about his work with individuals experiencing homelessness or structurally-vulnerable conditions, the Region of Peel COVID19 Homeless Response, systemic inequities, advocacy in healthcare, and more! For more information, check out the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness and Recovery for All campaign, or follow Dr. Dosani on Twitter, Instagram, & TikTok.


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    • 39 min
    COVID-19: A Mini-Series Part 3: Perspectives on living with a disability during the pandemic

    COVID-19: A Mini-Series Part 3: Perspectives on living with a disability during the pandemic

    RSI alumni Ana & David have a conversation with Dr. Susan Jaglal & John Shepherd from the University of Toronto to discuss the perspectives of people living with disability during COVID-19. We discuss handwashing and mindfulness for those with spinal cord injury.


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