Research Listing

CAOT supports research activities that advance the practice of occupational therapy in Canada. Researchers have the opportunity to post surveys and calls for recruitment on this Research Listing.  To request consideration for posting, please complete the electronic form or contact Tracy Jolliffe for specific questions about this opportunity at or at 1-800-434-2268 ext. 241.

CAOT encourages its members to be active participants in building the body of evidence supporting the profession of occupational therapy.

DisclaimerCAOT’s acceptance to post a research opportunity is not an endorsement of the research project. The posted opportunities have not been subject to a methodological quality review by CAOT. For concerns related to a specific posting, please contact the principal investigator designated in the invitation letter. 

CAOT Initiative


Survey of Canadian Occupational Therapists Regarding Military, Veteran and Family Health

You are being invited to participate in a study that explores how occupational therapists in Canada understand and prepare to address the unique health issues of military personnel, Veterans, and their families.

Participation involves the completion of an online survey which will take approximately 15 minutes. Please note that participation in this study is completely voluntary and you have the right to decline or withdraw participation at any time for any reason without consequence. You can decline participation by disregarding this post and you can stop participation by quitting the survey if you have already begun.  

If you wish to participate in the study please click on the "take this survey" button to the right of this posting. Please carefully read the informed consent information before starting the survey. You are providing consent to participate by clicking the “next” button at the bottom of the “Informed Consent and Study Information” page and proceeding through the survey. 

Thank you for your consideration. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact the principal investigator, Dr. Heidi Cramm, via telephone at 613-533-6094 or via email at

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A special issue in Occupational Therapy Now about economic evidence will be published in July 2018

We would like to encourage you to reflect upon this important subject by asking you to respond to a very brief 10-minute survey, the findings of which will be included in an editorial piece for the special issue.

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Occupational therapy and home modifications

CAOT needs your assistance in developing a portfolio of professional development activities regarding occupational therapy and home modifications. As a CAOT member with knowledge and skills in home modifications, we would appreciate your participation in the short survey, link below, so that we can collect a practical list of professional resources and tools that will help direct us in developing a solid portfolio of professional development activities to support OTs interested in joining the home modifications practice area.

The survey should take approximately 20 minutes to complete and your answers will be anonymous unless you choose to provide your contact information for the focus groups.
If you have any questions related to this initiative, please contact Julie Lapointe, Director of Knowledge Translation Programs, at or at 1-800-434-2268 ext. 260.

Please complete the survey by January 31st, 2018. With our thanks!

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Mindfulness-Based Techniques (MBTs)
This study will attempt to answer the research question: “What is the current profile of practice for registered occupational therapists using mindfulness-based techniques in Canada?” by using a nationwide online survey and interviewing self-selected participants.
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