New OT Competencies in Canada
June 30, 2022
The June 2022 Newsletter features a submission by Elinor Larney, the Registrar and CEO of…
Using the COPM in Pediatric Concussion
May 31, 2022
Our May newsletter features reflections from kinesiologist/rehabilitation researcher, Josh Shore, who used the COPM as…
Using the COPM to Measure Outcomes
April 29, 2022
The April COPM Newsletter written by Dana Anaby discusses using the COPM to measure outcomes…
Two Recent COPM Research Papers
March 31, 2022
Read about two recent COPM research papers in the March 2022 newsletter.
The COPM and its Theoretical Basis
February 28, 2022
The February 2022 Newsletter discusses ‘The COPM and its Theoretical Basis’. Don’t forget to subscribe!
January 31, 2022
Dr. Helene Polatajko, one of the COPM authors and a Director of the COPM Inc.…
COPM Update for 2021
December 31, 2021
A few updates from the COPM in our most recent newsletter. Have a read &…
November 30, 2021
The November 2021 newsletter discusses COPM Responsiveness and Clinically Important Change. Have a read and…
COPM in Multidisciplinary Pediatrics
October 31, 2021
This October 2021 newsletter is a case study on using the COPM in a Multidisciplinary…
EHR – Ensuring the Clients Voice is Present
June 30, 2021
The June 2021 Newsletter focusses on Electronic Health Records (EHR) and the COPM.
Using the COPM in Palliative Care
May 31, 2021
This May 2021 newsletter is a case study submitted by Rachel Cresswell, B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc.…
Long-Haulers and Occupation -A Call…
April 30, 2021
Long-Haulers and Occupation – A Call to Action. Read more about Covid long-haulers and occupation…
7 ways meaningful activities…
March 31, 2021
7 ways meaningful activities can help us get through the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. Read…
“How has COVID-19 affected…?”
February 26, 2021
“How has COVID-19 affected what you usually do during a day?” This February 2021 newsletter…
“Sharing Knowledge and Experiences…”
January 31, 2021
“Sharing Knowledge and Experiences is Really What Makes Us Grow as Professionals”. The January 2021…
COVID-19 and Occupation – Part Two
December 21, 2020
Part Two – Three Things (Among Many) that the COVID-19 Pandemic can Teach us about…
COVID-19 and Occupation – Part One
November 30, 2020
Three Things (Among Many) that the COVID-19 Pandemic can Teach us about Occupation – Part…
Personal Musings on OT Month
October 30, 2020
COPM author, Anne Carswell, reflects on OT Month in the October 2020 Newsletter.
PROMs, PREMs and the COPM
September 30, 2020
The September 2020 Newsletter discusses PROMs, PREMs and the COPM. Have a read!
OT Assessment in a Virtual World
August 31, 2020
Check out the August 2020 Newsletter and don’t forget to subscribe!
Learning While Apart
June 30, 2020
Read more in the June 2020 Newsletter.
A New Year
January 31, 2020
Check out the January 2020 Newsletter. Don’t forget to subscribe to receive monthly updates.
Happy Holidays from the COPM
December 20, 2019
Our recent December 2019 Newsletter – Happy Holidays from the COPM.
COPM’s Global Journey Continues
November 29, 2019
Read more in the November 2019 Newsletter.
Happy Occupational Therapy Month!
October 31, 2019
Our October 2019 newsletter thanks our growing online community for their continued support.
Can the COPM Web-App be used in Research?
August 31, 2019
Read our August 2019 newsletter to find out.
The COPM and Goal Setting
July 31, 2019
A common question sent to the COPM is “is the COPM a goal setting tool?”…
Using the COPM to Measure Outcomes of Home Modification Practice and Research
June 30, 2019
Dr. Rachel Russell describes using the COPM to measure outcomes of home modification practice and…
A Paper Worth Reading
May 31, 2019
The May 2019 newsletter discusses an article on the COPM. Check it out and don’t…
Dynamic Diversity: A painting by Khadija Bounekhla
April 30, 2019
Artist and OT student, Khadija Bounekhla, describes her painting “Dynamic Diversity” in the April 2019 newsletter.…
What’s New with the COPM?
March 29, 2019
Read the March 2019 Newsletter to find out and don’t forget to subscribe to receive…
New Face, New Form, New Content….
February 28, 2019
Read the full February 2019 Newsletter to find out more!
One Stop Shopping!
January 7, 2019
The COPM announces distribution changes effective February 1, 2019. Read our January 2019 Newsletter to…
Happy Holidays from the COPM Authors!
December 21, 2018
Happy Holidays from the COPM Authors!
Using the COPM in Research Studies
November 30, 2018
The November 2018 newsletter discusses using the COPM in Research Studies.
Why is the COPM an Outcome Measure?
October 31, 2018
Why is the COPM an outcome measure? Read our October 2018 Newsletter to find out!
The Psychometric Properties of the COPM
September 28, 2018
The September 2018 COPM Newsletter discusses the Psychometric Properties of the COPM. Don’t forget to…
Navigating the COPM Website
August 31, 2018
Navigating the COPM Website, click the image to read the full August 2018 COPM Newsletter!
Can I use the COPM with Children?
July 31, 2018
The July 2018 newsletter discusses “Can I use the COPM with children?” Have a read!
Can I Change or Modify the COPM?
June 30, 2018
“Can I Change or Modify the COPM?” – Read the June 2018 newsletter to find out…
COPM Translation Update
May 31, 2018
We are excited to share with you that we have made some changes to how…
Can other health professionals (health team members) use the COPM?
April 30, 2018
Can other health professionals (health team members) use the COPM? – Find out more in…
Can I use the COPM with a client group at the same time?
“Can I use the COPM with a client group at the same time?” – Read…
April 10, 2018
We’ve made some changes to how we deliver our translated COPM measures and manuals. To…
Danish Version of the COPM
March 19, 2018
February 2018 COPM Newsletter – have a read & subscribe!
Dr. Mary Law appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada
February 18, 2018
Dr. Mary Law, one of the COPM authors and a Director of the COPM Inc.…
Going ‘e’ with the COPM
The December 2017 newsletter discusses Going ‘e’ with the COPM. Have a read and subscribe!
Comparative study for the use of the COPM in reconstructive surgical project for war wounded civilians
December 11, 2017
November 2017 COPM Newsletter – have a read & subscribe!
Using the COPM as a Patient Reported Outcome Measure Across the Stroke Care Continuum
October 31, 2017
The October 2017 COPM Newsletter demonstrates how the COPM can be used in a team…
COPM Question and Answer Sessions
September 30, 2017
September 2017 COPM Newsletter – have a read & subscribe!
Electronic Health Records
August 31, 2017
The August 2017 COPM Newsletter is about Electronic Health Records. Find out more by reading…
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
July 31, 2017
July 2017 COPM Newsletter – don’t forget to subscribe!
Private Practice and the COPM
July 10, 2017
Check out the June 2017 COPM Newsletter. Subscribe to receive monthly updates!
Older Adults and Occupational Therapy
May 29, 2017
The May 2017 newsletter is about older adults and occupational therapy. Have a read and…
The COPM Learning Module
May 1, 2017
Check out the April 2017 COPM Newsletter. Subscribe to receive monthly updates!
Have you Tried the New COPM App?
March 19, 2017
Check out our latest COPM Newsletter. Subscribe to receive monthly updates!
Looking back at 2016…
February 8, 2017
Have a read and don’t forget to subscribe!
New COPM Monthly Newsletter
January 27, 2017
We are pleased to announce the new COPM monthly newsletter! Enjoy and be sure to…
New COPM Learning Module
August 29, 2015
We are pleased to announce the release of an online learning module for the Canadian…
YouTube Videos of the COPM
August 28, 2015
This News article presents an evaluation of 25 of the ‘most viewed ’ English speaking You Tube videos that demonstrated the COPM process.
Occupational Performance Problems
March 6, 2015
A recent inquiry on the website raised an issue that might be of interest to…
COPM Problems and Treatment Goals
February 16, 2015
Four articles have recently been published on a study using the COPM as a measure…
Exciting News! COPM Learning Module and Translations
February 6, 2015
COPM LEARNING MODULE – Now you can learn how to use the COPM with your…
Can the COPM be used to interview clients using the telephone?
October 14, 2014
In general, studies which compare face-to-face with telephone interviewing tend to report that telephone interviews…
Recent Research Papers about the COPM
October 6, 2014
A search of recent literature on the COPM produced these three articles, each of which…
COPM: 5th Edition
January 28, 2014
We are pleased to announce the publication of the 5th edition of the Canadian Occupational…
January 27, 2014
Collaborative goal setting is an important part of a family-centred therapy intervention approach for pediatric…
Person-centred Care and the COPM
January 20, 2014
The National Ageing Research Institute in Australia provides resources about person-centred care, a foundational principle…
Review of the COPM
January 19, 2014
The Rehabilitation Measures Database provides a description of the COPM as well as information about…
NICE – Evidence-Based References
January 18, 2014
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in the UK has a number of…
Using the COPM with Veterans
January 1, 2014
In a recent study, Plach and Sells (AJOT, 2013) used the COPM to assess the…
Using the COPM in Vocational Rehabilitation
July 26, 2013
The COPM measured positive changes in work, self care and leisure after a multidisciplinary vocational…