Adeola (Toni) Solaru, MS, OTD, OTR/L, QMHP

On this episode, we talk to occupational therapist Adeola (Toni) Solaru, MS, OTD, OTR/L, QMHP about the organization they founded, DIverse-OT. We also discuss providing equitable and culturally responsive care. Toni is an assistant clinical professor at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and as well a community based mental health occupational therapist in Chicago.

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Resources Discussed in this Episode:

Hooks, B. (1999). All about love: New visions. William Morrow Paperbacks

Grenier, M.-L. (2020). Cultural competency and the reproduction of White supremacy in occupational therapy education. Health Education Journal, 79(6), 633–644.

Diverse OT 

Agner, J. (2020). Moving from cultural competence to cultural humility in occupational therapy: A paradigm shift. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74(4), 7404347010. 

Mosher, D. K., Hook, J. N., Captari, L. E., Davis, D. E., DeBlaere, C., & Owen, J. (2017). Cultural humility: A therapeutic framework for engaging diverse clients. Practice Innovations, 2(4), 221-233. 

Course: Learning to Practice with Cultural Humility