Using an Intervention Model for Occupational Therapy Service Specialist Based on a Special Education Supporting Center

특수교육지원센터에 기반을 둔 작업치료서비스 전문가의 중재모델 사용

  • 김세연 (우석대학교 작업치료학과) ;
  • 김수정 (순천제일대학 작업치료과)
  • Received : 2010.11.11
  • Accepted : 2010.12.22
  • Published : 2011.04.28


The purpose of this study was to survey the intervention model, intervention settings, intervention time, factors influencing selection of intervention model, relationship between intervention model and areas which supporting center for special education based occupational therapist was using. Study data were provided by 46 therapy supporting service professionals through e-mail and analyzed. The findings indicated that first, the therapy supporting service professionals often employed a direct therapy(individual) focusing on performance component of child. Second, they believed that direct therapy is most effective in improving children's performance and raising awareness of the importance of occupational therapy. Third, when choose intervention model, they took into consideration the child's performance components deficits and mind of team chief. Fourth, no correlation between the application time and the perception of effectiveness of intervention model. Also didn't find correlation between applying time of intervention model and intervention area. When putting the various research result together, the model school-based occupational therapists using was similar to medical model. Therefore it is need a study to develop effective intervention model and apply it in school environment.


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