Heidi Cramm (Alumni) - Queen's University
|Award Type:||Career Enhancement Program|
|Supervisor(s):||Dr. Terry Krupa|
|Project Title:||Knowledge to Action: Developing a Competency Framework for Occupational Therapists working with School-aged Children and Youth who have Executive Dysfunction Disorders|
For over ten years, Heidi Cramm has been an occupational therapist working with children and youth who have mental health issues, in both child and adolescent psychiatry and community school-based service delivery models. She began her doctoral studies in September 2008 in Rehabilitation Science at Queen's University. Using a knowledge translation framework, her research is focusing on clarifying the contributions of executive functioning skills to successful performance and participation for school-aged children and youth and developing knowledge products to support occupational therapists in addressing executive function issues.