The clinic uses the Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance
(CO-OP) approach, a client-centered, problem solving approach that enables skill acquisition and performance through a process of guided discovery and strategy use" (Polatajko et al., 1995).
Implementing a modified cognitive orientation to daily occupational performance approach for use in a group format.
Enabling occupation in children: The cognitive orientation to daily occupational performance (CO-OP) approach.
Missiuna et al., "Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance
(CO-OP): Part III-The protocol in brief," Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, vol.
The Cognitive Orientation to Daily Occupational Performance
Model (CO-OP) (Missiuna et al, 2001) is a particularly useful tool in interventions such as these.
The Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance
. The CO-OP (Polatajko & Mandich, 2004) was originally developed as an alternative to the relatively ineffective and time-consuming traditional approaches that focused on remediation of a child's motor impairments (Steultjens, Dekker, Bouter, Leemrijse, & van den Ende, 2005; Sugden, 2007).
One of the main roles of the occupational therapist while implementing the Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance
(CO-OP) treatment approach is to guide each client to discover and self-select his or her own performance plans, called domain-specific strategies.