Canadian Model Of Occupational Performance Essay

1487 Words Nov 30th, 2016 6 Pages
This model is an addition of the Canadian Model of Occupational Performance (CMOP), focusing on engagement as a primary aspect of occupational performance. CMOP-E was published in 2007 and developed by Helene Polatajoko, Elizabeth Townsend and Janet Craik. (McColl et al., 2015). The ideas within this theoretical model stem from the ideas associated in the Person-Environment-Occupation (PEO) model. (McColl et al., 2015). The core of this model is the importance and value spirituality has on occupational performance and how occupation is the core domain that occupational therapists should be concerned with.

Core Concepts
The constructs of this model include the person, the environment and the occupation. (McColl et al., 2015).
Person. Unlike the other model, this model focuses on the human spirit in terms of cognitive, affective and physical aspects (Law, Polatajko, Baptiste, & Townsend, 2002). The physical components of an individual include their judgment skills, comprehension and problem solving skills. As for Ayers, this model would agree that he has high cognitive thinking ability due to his musical composition. He was able to continue engaging in his passion for music by finding a way to produce beautiful music using a two-string violin. Ayers had problems with expressing his affective moods due to his mental disorder. He had unstable emotional functioning and was unable to control his anger. However, his desire to play music kept him motivated to find ways to do…

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