Dr Justin Scanlan

PhD Sydney; MHM UNSW; DipBus NSW Health; GDipMentalHlthSc Melb; GradCertEdStud Sydney; BOccThy Qld
Senior Lecturer and Course Co-Director, Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy)

C43J - J Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 9022
Fax +61 2 9351 9197

Website PIEL
Mental Health
justin.scanlan@sydney.edu.au

Biographical details

Dr Justin Scanlan is an occupational therapist with a clinical background in mental health practice. He is currently a senior lecturer and course co-director for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney. He was previously Professional Senior for Occupational Therapy in mental health in Sydney Local Health District from 2007 to 2016.

Justin’s research and clinical practice is focused on supporting individuals living with serious mental illness to engage in meaningful activities with a specific focus on overcoming cognitive barriers to performance. His recent research has explored the further development of the Recovery Assessment Scale – Domains and Stages (RAS-DS), occupational therapy practice in various mental health settings including in eating disorders and evaluation of innovative mental health programs delivered by community managed organsiations.

Dr Scanlan is currently co-chair of the Australian and New Zealand Occupational Therapy Mental Health Academics (ANZOTMHA) network, the New South Wales practitioner member on the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia and is Chair of the Conference Scientific Program Committee for the 2019 Occupational Therapy Australia National Conference.

Research interests

Justin is part of the following research team:

PIEL - Participation In Everyday Life
Mental Health

  • cognition and functional independence in mental illness;
  • time use and health;
  • the health effects of unemployment;
  • occupational therapy clinical practice in mental health;
  • workforce issues and employee wellbeing in mental health;
  • clinical reasoning in occupational therapy;
  • Consumer-led and consumer-engaged research.

Teaching and supervision

  • Course Co-Director, Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy)
  • OCCP2084: Occupational Performance - Healthcare 2
  • OCCP5222: Psychosocial and Cognitive Strategies

Current research students

Project title Research student
Keeping your job � what influences job retention for emerging adults living with a diagnosis of psychosis and what can be done to increase it? Melissa AGUEY-ZINSOU

Current projects

  • Curriculum redesign to prepare occupational therapy students for mental health practice
  • Supporting the mental health workforce to develop skills in supporting individuals to overcome cognitive barriers to performance
  • Occupational therapy role and contribution in eating disorders services
  • Employment experiences of individuals with disabilities
  • Consumer-led evaluation of Partners in Recovery services
  • Developing online resources to support collaborative, recovery-oriented goal setting
  • Supporting effective discharge planning for individuals with mental illness leaving hospital
  • The effectiveness of sensory approaches in mental health
  • Implementation of the Caring for Older People in their Environments (COPE) program in Australian aged care services

Themes

Disability and Mental Health

Selected grants

2018

  • Making lived-experience research accessible in recovery; Honey A, Scanlan J; One Door Mental Health/Research Trust Fund.
  • Integrative Cognitive Adaptation Training (CAT) - an approach to bypass the impact of cognitive difficulties on daily functioning for individuals with schizophrenia; Scanlan J, Hancock N, Clemson L, Low L, Honey A, Still M, Heikkinen J; One Door Mental Health/Research Trust Fund.
  • Working with mental health consumers to create authentic learning experiences; Mackenzie L, Hancock N, Scanlan J, Arblaster K, Schneider C, Chen T, McCloughen A, River J, Buus N, Kostecki T, Rangan A, Nicholson M, Tseris E; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Scanlan, J., Brentnall, J. (2017). Clinical reasoning in occupational therapy practice. In Ted Brown, Helen Bourke-Taylor, Stephen Isbel, Reinie Cordier (Eds.), Occupational therapy in Australia: Professional and practice issues, (pp. 174-184). Sydney: Allen and Unwin.
  • Harley, D., Mpofu, E., Scanlan, J., Umeasiegbu, V., Mpofu, N. (2015). Disability Social Inclusion and Community Health. In Elias Mpofu (Eds.), Community-Oriented Health Services: Practices Across Disciplines, (pp. 207-222). New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Journals

  • Biddiscombe, R., Scanlan, J., Ross, J., Horsfield, S., Aradas, J., Hart, S. (2018). Exploring the perceived usefulness of practical food groups in day treatment for individuals with eating disorders. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 65, 98-106. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Lannin, N., Hoffmann, T., Stanley, M., McDonald, R. (2018). Impact of adjusting for inter-rater variability in conference abstract ranking and selection processes. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 65(1), 54-62. [More Information]
  • Clemson, L., Laver, K., Jeon, Y., Comans, T., Scanlan, J., Rahja, M., Culph, J., Low, L., Day, S., Cations, M., Kurrle, S., et al (2018). Implementation of an evidence-based intervention to improve the wellbeing of people with dementia and their carers: Study protocol for 'Care of People with dementia in their Environments (COPE)' in the Australian context. BMC Geriatrics, 18(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Hancock, N., Scanlan, J., Gillespie, J., Smith-Merry, J., Yen, I. (2018). Partners in Recovery program evaluation: changes in unmet needs and recovery. Australian Health Review, , A-H. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Hancock, N., Honey, A. (2018). The Recovery Assessment Scale - Domains and Stages (RAS-DS): Sensitivity to change over time and convergent validity with level of unmet need. Psychiatry Research, 261, 560-564. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Hancock, N., Honey, A. (2018). The Recovery Assessment Scale - Domains and Stages (RAS-DS): Sensitivity to change over time and convergent validity with level of unmet need. Psychiatry Research, 261(March), 560-564. [More Information]
  • Honey, A., Nugent, A., Hancock, N., Scanlan, J. (2017). "It's hard work, believe me!": Active efforts to optimise housing by people who live with mental illness and access housing assistance. Australian Journal of Social Issues, 52(4), 347-366. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Yu, L. (2017). A range of psycho-social and psychological interventions can support moderate improvements in negative symptoms in psychosis. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 64(4), 344-345. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Hancock, N., Honey, A. (2017). Evaluation of a peer-delivered, transitional and post-discharge support program following psychiatric hospitalisation. BMC Psychiatry, 17(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Meredith, P., Haracz, K., Ennals, P., Pepin, G., Webster, J., Arblaster, K., Wright, S. (2017). Mental health education in occupational therapy professional preparation programs: Alignment between clinician priorities and coverage in university curricula. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 64(6), 436-447. [More Information]
  • Dettrick-Janes, M., McCluskey, M., Lannin, N., Scanlan, J. (2017). Older adults experience difficulty completing the lines and dots tasks of the Motor Assessment Scale. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 24(5), 320-328. [More Information]
  • Waks, S., Scanlan, J., Berry, B., Schweizer, R., Hancock, N., Honey, A. (2017). Outcomes identified and prioritised by consumers of Partners in Recovery: a consumer-led study. BMC Psychiatry, 17(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Nisbet, G. (2016). A single virtual patient education activity led to improvements in some self-reported interprofessional competencies in approximately 40% of students. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 63(4), 298-300. [More Information]
  • Mellifont, D., Smith-Merry, J., Scanlan, J. (2016). Disabling accommodation barriers: A study exploring how to better accommodate government employees with anxiety disorders. Work, 55(3), 549-564. [More Information]
  • Evatt, M., Scanlan, J., Benson, H., Pace, C., Mouawad, A. (2016). Exploring consumer functioning in High Dependency Units and Psychiatric Intensive Care Units: Implications for mental health occupational therapy. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 63(5), 312-320. [More Information]
  • Rahja, M., Scanlan, J., Wilson, N., Cordier, R. (2016). Fostering transition to adulthood for young Australian males: an exploratory study of Men's Sheds' intergenerational mentoring programmes. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 63(3), 175-185. [More Information]
  • Chang, L., Douglas, N., Scanlan, J., Still, M. (2016). Implementation of the enhanced intersectoral links approach to support increased employment outcomes for consumers of a large metropolitan mental health service. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 79(11), 643-650. [More Information]
  • Jarman, V., Hancock, N., Scanlan, J. (2016). Maintaining my employment: Learning from people living and working with mental illness. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 79(11), 660-668. [More Information]
  • Mellifont, D., Smith-Merry, J., Scanlan, J. (2016). Pitching a Yerkes-Dodson Curve Ball?: A study exploring enhanced workplace performance for individuals with anxiety disorders. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 31(2), 71-86. [More Information]
  • Judd, B., Scanlan, J., Alison, J., Waters, D., Gordon, C. (2016). The validity of a professional competence tool for physiotherapy students in simulation-based clinical education: A Rasch analysis. BMC Medical Education, 16(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Lannin, N., Hoffmann, T. (2015). Can Rasch Analysis Enhance the Abstract Ranking Process in Scientific Conferences? Issues of Interrater Variability and Abstract Rating Burden. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 35(1), 18-26. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Still, M. (2015). Cognitive adaptation training demonstrated benefits for individuals living with schizophrenia in terms of community functioning and impact of auditory hallucinations. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 62(5), 367-368. [More Information]
  • Dettrick-James, M., McCluskey, M., Lannin, N., Scanlan, J. (2015). Handwriting Legibility in Healthy Older Adults. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 33(3), 189-203. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Pepin, G., Haracz, K., Ennals, P., Webster, J., Meredith, P., Batten, R., Bowman, S., Bonassi, M., Bruce, R. (2015). Identifying educational priorities for occupational therapy students to prepare for mental health practice in Australia and New Zealand: Opinions of practising occupational therapists. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 62(5), 286-298. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Pepin, G., Haracz, K., Ennals, P., Webster, J., Meredith, P. (2015). Re: Modernising occupational therapy teaching, research and practice in mental health. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 62(5), 364-364. [More Information]
  • Hancock, N., Scanlan, J., Honey, A., Bundy, A., O'Shea, K. (2015). Recovery Assessment Scale - Domains & Stages (RAS-DS): Its Feasibility and Outcome Measurement Capacity. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 49(7), 624-633. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Novak, T. (2015). Sensory approaches in mental health: A scoping review. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 62(5), 277-285. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Argent, S., Ayling, B., Mouawad, A., Woodward, M. (2015). The development and pilot testing of an occupational therapy group participation rating scale for inpatient mental health settings. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 62(5), 333-340. [More Information]
  • Fossey, E., Scanlan, J. (2014). 2020 Vision: Promoting participation, mental health and wellbeing through occupational therapy - What are we doing and where are we heading? Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 61(4), 213-214. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Lewis, J. (2014). Universally delivered workplace interventions made a small but significant contribution to reduced depressive symptoms in employees. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 61(6), 465-467. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Meredith, P., Poulsen, A. (2013). Enhancing retention of occupational therapists working in mental health: Relationships between wellbeing at work and turnover intention. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 60(6), 395-403. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Still, M. (2013). Functional profile of mental health consumers assessed by occupational therapists: Level of independence and associations with functional cognition. Psychiatry Research, 208(1), 29-32. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Still, M. (2013). Job satisfaction, burnout and turnover intention in occupational therapists working in mental health. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 60(5), 310-318. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Wheatley, J., McIntosh, S. (2012). Characteristics of falls in inpatient psychiatric units. Australasian Psychiatry, 20(4), 305-308. [More Information]
  • Novak, T., Scanlan, J., McCaul, D., MacDonald, N., Clarke, T. (2012). Pilot study of a sensory room in an acute inpatient psychiatric unit. Australasian Psychiatry, 20(5), 401-406. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Bundy, A. (2011). Development and validation of the Modified Occupational Questionnaire. The American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65(1), e11-e19. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Bundy, A., Matthews, L. (2011). Health and meaningfulness of time use for unemployed individuals: associations with involvement in education. Leisure Studies, 30(1), 21-31. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Bundy, A., Matthews, L. (2011). Promoting wellbeing in young unemployed adults: The importance of identifying meaningful patterns of time use. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 58(2), 111-119. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J. (2010). Interventions to reduce the use of seclusion and restraint in inpatient psychiatric settings: What we know so far a review of the literature. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 56(4), 412-423. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Bundy, A., Matthews, L. (2010). Investigating the Relationship between Meaningful time use and Health in 18-to 25-year-old Unemployed People in New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 20(3), 232-247. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Hancock, N. (2010). Online discussions develop students' clinical reasoning skills during fieldwork. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 57(6), 401-408. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Still, M., Stewart, K., Croaker, J. (2010). Recruitment and retention issues for occupational therapists in mental health: Balancing the pull and the push. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 57(2), 102-110. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Bundy, A. (2009). Is the health of young unemployed Australians worse in times of low unemployment? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33(1), 79-82. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J. (2008). A theoretical model for supporting bounded learning communities focussed on the promotion of clinical reasoning in health students undertaking field-based education. Focus on Health Professional Education: A multi-disciplinary journal, 10(1), 27-42.
  • Beltran, R., Scanlan, J., Hancock, N., Luckett, T. (2007). The effect of first year mental health fieldwork on attitudes of ocupational therapy students towards people with mental illness. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 54(1), 42-48. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Beltran, R. (2007). Work in Unemployment - Occupied or Preoccupied? A review. Work, 28(4), 325-334.

Conferences

  • Judd, B., Scanlan, J., Alison, J., Waters, D., Gordon, C. (2016). Is the Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice Tool Valid in Clinical Simulation? Australasian Simulation Congress.
  • Hancock, N., Scanlan, J., Bundy, A., Honey, A. (2014). Recovery Assessment Scale – Domains & Stages (RAS-DS): Measuring individual recovery outcomes and facilitating the process of recovery action planning. TheMHS Conference on "People: Authenticity Starts in the Heart", Auckland: TheMHS Learning Network Inc.
  • Scanlan, J. (2006). AusCAH: The Australian Centre of Activities for Health [Business Plan]. 7th Annual Association of Pacific Rim Universities Doctoral Students Conference, Singapore.
  • Scanlan, J., McLoughlin, C., Hancock, N. (2006). Design and evaluation of an e-learning environment to support the development and refinement of clinical reasoning and decision-making. 23rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education ASCILITE 2006, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Scanlan, J., Beltran, R. (2006). Pre-occupation: a new concept in occupational science. WFOT 2006: OTs in action: local and global, Sydney, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Scanlan, J., Bundy, A., Matthews, L. (2006). The influence of value and meaning of activities upon time use. Fifth Research Conference 2006. University of Sydney.
  • Scanlan, J., Hancock, N. (2006). Web based academic support for students. WFOT 2006: OTs in action: local and global, Sydney, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Scanlan, J., Hancock, N. (2005). Enhancing field education through the use of internet-based teaching tools (WebCT). Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Annual Conference - HERDSA 2005, Sydney: Institute for Teaching and Learning.
  • Scanlan, J., Hancock, N. (2005). WebCT use in cliical education: its impact on the development of lifelong learners. EdHealth Conference 2005, Terrigal: College of Health Sciences.
  • Scanlan, J., Andersen, D. (2003). Relapse Prevention and Self-Management of Illness. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health Conference - OT Australia, Queensland, Brisbane.
  • Scanlan, J., Taylor, H. (2003). The Work of Recovery. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health Conference - OT Australia, Queensland, Brisbane.
  • Scanlan, J. (2001). A triple tiered approach to suicide prevention: Intervention, Education and Quality Improvement: The Logan-Beaudesert Health Service District Response. Suicide Prevention 2001: A Human Odyssey - 8th Annual Suicide Prevention Australia National Conference, Sydney, Sydney.
  • Scanlan, J. (2001). Recovery Planning - A new Strategy for the Prevention of Relapse. No one is an Island, Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Scanlan, J. (1998). New perspectives, new directions: Occupational Therapy and the Treatment of Consumers with Personality Disorders. OT Australia Queensland State Conference, Brisbane.

2018

  • Biddiscombe, R., Scanlan, J., Ross, J., Horsfield, S., Aradas, J., Hart, S. (2018). Exploring the perceived usefulness of practical food groups in day treatment for individuals with eating disorders. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 65, 98-106. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Lannin, N., Hoffmann, T., Stanley, M., McDonald, R. (2018). Impact of adjusting for inter-rater variability in conference abstract ranking and selection processes. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 65(1), 54-62. [More Information]
  • Clemson, L., Laver, K., Jeon, Y., Comans, T., Scanlan, J., Rahja, M., Culph, J., Low, L., Day, S., Cations, M., Kurrle, S., et al (2018). Implementation of an evidence-based intervention to improve the wellbeing of people with dementia and their carers: Study protocol for 'Care of People with dementia in their Environments (COPE)' in the Australian context. BMC Geriatrics, 18(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Hancock, N., Scanlan, J., Gillespie, J., Smith-Merry, J., Yen, I. (2018). Partners in Recovery program evaluation: changes in unmet needs and recovery. Australian Health Review, , A-H. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Hancock, N., Honey, A. (2018). The Recovery Assessment Scale - Domains and Stages (RAS-DS): Sensitivity to change over time and convergent validity with level of unmet need. Psychiatry Research, 261, 560-564. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Hancock, N., Honey, A. (2018). The Recovery Assessment Scale - Domains and Stages (RAS-DS): Sensitivity to change over time and convergent validity with level of unmet need. Psychiatry Research, 261(March), 560-564. [More Information]

2017

  • Honey, A., Nugent, A., Hancock, N., Scanlan, J. (2017). "It's hard work, believe me!": Active efforts to optimise housing by people who live with mental illness and access housing assistance. Australian Journal of Social Issues, 52(4), 347-366. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Yu, L. (2017). A range of psycho-social and psychological interventions can support moderate improvements in negative symptoms in psychosis. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 64(4), 344-345. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Brentnall, J. (2017). Clinical reasoning in occupational therapy practice. In Ted Brown, Helen Bourke-Taylor, Stephen Isbel, Reinie Cordier (Eds.), Occupational therapy in Australia: Professional and practice issues, (pp. 174-184). Sydney: Allen and Unwin.
  • Scanlan, J., Hancock, N., Honey, A. (2017). Evaluation of a peer-delivered, transitional and post-discharge support program following psychiatric hospitalisation. BMC Psychiatry, 17(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Meredith, P., Haracz, K., Ennals, P., Pepin, G., Webster, J., Arblaster, K., Wright, S. (2017). Mental health education in occupational therapy professional preparation programs: Alignment between clinician priorities and coverage in university curricula. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 64(6), 436-447. [More Information]
  • Dettrick-Janes, M., McCluskey, M., Lannin, N., Scanlan, J. (2017). Older adults experience difficulty completing the lines and dots tasks of the Motor Assessment Scale. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 24(5), 320-328. [More Information]
  • Waks, S., Scanlan, J., Berry, B., Schweizer, R., Hancock, N., Honey, A. (2017). Outcomes identified and prioritised by consumers of Partners in Recovery: a consumer-led study. BMC Psychiatry, 17(1), 1-9. [More Information]

2016

  • Scanlan, J., Nisbet, G. (2016). A single virtual patient education activity led to improvements in some self-reported interprofessional competencies in approximately 40% of students. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 63(4), 298-300. [More Information]
  • Mellifont, D., Smith-Merry, J., Scanlan, J. (2016). Disabling accommodation barriers: A study exploring how to better accommodate government employees with anxiety disorders. Work, 55(3), 549-564. [More Information]
  • Evatt, M., Scanlan, J., Benson, H., Pace, C., Mouawad, A. (2016). Exploring consumer functioning in High Dependency Units and Psychiatric Intensive Care Units: Implications for mental health occupational therapy. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 63(5), 312-320. [More Information]
  • Rahja, M., Scanlan, J., Wilson, N., Cordier, R. (2016). Fostering transition to adulthood for young Australian males: an exploratory study of Men's Sheds' intergenerational mentoring programmes. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 63(3), 175-185. [More Information]
  • Chang, L., Douglas, N., Scanlan, J., Still, M. (2016). Implementation of the enhanced intersectoral links approach to support increased employment outcomes for consumers of a large metropolitan mental health service. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 79(11), 643-650. [More Information]
  • Judd, B., Scanlan, J., Alison, J., Waters, D., Gordon, C. (2016). Is the Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice Tool Valid in Clinical Simulation? Australasian Simulation Congress.
  • Jarman, V., Hancock, N., Scanlan, J. (2016). Maintaining my employment: Learning from people living and working with mental illness. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 79(11), 660-668. [More Information]
  • Mellifont, D., Smith-Merry, J., Scanlan, J. (2016). Pitching a Yerkes-Dodson Curve Ball?: A study exploring enhanced workplace performance for individuals with anxiety disorders. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 31(2), 71-86. [More Information]
  • Judd, B., Scanlan, J., Alison, J., Waters, D., Gordon, C. (2016). The validity of a professional competence tool for physiotherapy students in simulation-based clinical education: A Rasch analysis. BMC Medical Education, 16(1), 1-10. [More Information]

2015

  • Scanlan, J., Lannin, N., Hoffmann, T. (2015). Can Rasch Analysis Enhance the Abstract Ranking Process in Scientific Conferences? Issues of Interrater Variability and Abstract Rating Burden. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 35(1), 18-26. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Still, M. (2015). Cognitive adaptation training demonstrated benefits for individuals living with schizophrenia in terms of community functioning and impact of auditory hallucinations. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 62(5), 367-368. [More Information]
  • Harley, D., Mpofu, E., Scanlan, J., Umeasiegbu, V., Mpofu, N. (2015). Disability Social Inclusion and Community Health. In Elias Mpofu (Eds.), Community-Oriented Health Services: Practices Across Disciplines, (pp. 207-222). New York: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Dettrick-James, M., McCluskey, M., Lannin, N., Scanlan, J. (2015). Handwriting Legibility in Healthy Older Adults. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 33(3), 189-203. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Pepin, G., Haracz, K., Ennals, P., Webster, J., Meredith, P., Batten, R., Bowman, S., Bonassi, M., Bruce, R. (2015). Identifying educational priorities for occupational therapy students to prepare for mental health practice in Australia and New Zealand: Opinions of practising occupational therapists. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 62(5), 286-298. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Pepin, G., Haracz, K., Ennals, P., Webster, J., Meredith, P. (2015). Re: Modernising occupational therapy teaching, research and practice in mental health. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 62(5), 364-364. [More Information]
  • Hancock, N., Scanlan, J., Honey, A., Bundy, A., O'Shea, K. (2015). Recovery Assessment Scale - Domains & Stages (RAS-DS): Its Feasibility and Outcome Measurement Capacity. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 49(7), 624-633. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Novak, T. (2015). Sensory approaches in mental health: A scoping review. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 62(5), 277-285. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Argent, S., Ayling, B., Mouawad, A., Woodward, M. (2015). The development and pilot testing of an occupational therapy group participation rating scale for inpatient mental health settings. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 62(5), 333-340. [More Information]

2014

  • Fossey, E., Scanlan, J. (2014). 2020 Vision: Promoting participation, mental health and wellbeing through occupational therapy - What are we doing and where are we heading? Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 61(4), 213-214. [More Information]
  • Hancock, N., Scanlan, J., Bundy, A., Honey, A. (2014). Recovery Assessment Scale – Domains & Stages (RAS-DS): Measuring individual recovery outcomes and facilitating the process of recovery action planning. TheMHS Conference on "People: Authenticity Starts in the Heart", Auckland: TheMHS Learning Network Inc.
  • Scanlan, J., Lewis, J. (2014). Universally delivered workplace interventions made a small but significant contribution to reduced depressive symptoms in employees. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 61(6), 465-467. [More Information]

2013

  • Scanlan, J., Meredith, P., Poulsen, A. (2013). Enhancing retention of occupational therapists working in mental health: Relationships between wellbeing at work and turnover intention. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 60(6), 395-403. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Still, M. (2013). Functional profile of mental health consumers assessed by occupational therapists: Level of independence and associations with functional cognition. Psychiatry Research, 208(1), 29-32. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Still, M. (2013). Job satisfaction, burnout and turnover intention in occupational therapists working in mental health. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 60(5), 310-318. [More Information]

2012

  • Scanlan, J., Wheatley, J., McIntosh, S. (2012). Characteristics of falls in inpatient psychiatric units. Australasian Psychiatry, 20(4), 305-308. [More Information]
  • Novak, T., Scanlan, J., McCaul, D., MacDonald, N., Clarke, T. (2012). Pilot study of a sensory room in an acute inpatient psychiatric unit. Australasian Psychiatry, 20(5), 401-406. [More Information]

2011

  • Scanlan, J., Bundy, A. (2011). Development and validation of the Modified Occupational Questionnaire. The American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65(1), e11-e19. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Bundy, A., Matthews, L. (2011). Health and meaningfulness of time use for unemployed individuals: associations with involvement in education. Leisure Studies, 30(1), 21-31. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Bundy, A., Matthews, L. (2011). Promoting wellbeing in young unemployed adults: The importance of identifying meaningful patterns of time use. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 58(2), 111-119. [More Information]

2010

  • Scanlan, J. (2010). Interventions to reduce the use of seclusion and restraint in inpatient psychiatric settings: What we know so far a review of the literature. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 56(4), 412-423. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Bundy, A., Matthews, L. (2010). Investigating the Relationship between Meaningful time use and Health in 18-to 25-year-old Unemployed People in New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 20(3), 232-247. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Hancock, N. (2010). Online discussions develop students' clinical reasoning skills during fieldwork. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 57(6), 401-408. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Still, M., Stewart, K., Croaker, J. (2010). Recruitment and retention issues for occupational therapists in mental health: Balancing the pull and the push. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 57(2), 102-110. [More Information]

2009

  • Scanlan, J., Bundy, A. (2009). Is the health of young unemployed Australians worse in times of low unemployment? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33(1), 79-82. [More Information]

2008

  • Scanlan, J. (2008). A theoretical model for supporting bounded learning communities focussed on the promotion of clinical reasoning in health students undertaking field-based education. Focus on Health Professional Education: A multi-disciplinary journal, 10(1), 27-42.

2007

  • Beltran, R., Scanlan, J., Hancock, N., Luckett, T. (2007). The effect of first year mental health fieldwork on attitudes of ocupational therapy students towards people with mental illness. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 54(1), 42-48. [More Information]
  • Scanlan, J., Beltran, R. (2007). Work in Unemployment - Occupied or Preoccupied? A review. Work, 28(4), 325-334.

2006

  • Scanlan, J. (2006). AusCAH: The Australian Centre of Activities for Health [Business Plan]. 7th Annual Association of Pacific Rim Universities Doctoral Students Conference, Singapore.
  • Scanlan, J., McLoughlin, C., Hancock, N. (2006). Design and evaluation of an e-learning environment to support the development and refinement of clinical reasoning and decision-making. 23rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education ASCILITE 2006, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Scanlan, J., Beltran, R. (2006). Pre-occupation: a new concept in occupational science. WFOT 2006: OTs in action: local and global, Sydney, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Scanlan, J., Bundy, A., Matthews, L. (2006). The influence of value and meaning of activities upon time use. Fifth Research Conference 2006. University of Sydney.
  • Scanlan, J., Hancock, N. (2006). Web based academic support for students. WFOT 2006: OTs in action: local and global, Sydney, Australia: University of Sydney.

2005

  • Scanlan, J., Hancock, N. (2005). Enhancing field education through the use of internet-based teaching tools (WebCT). Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Annual Conference - HERDSA 2005, Sydney: Institute for Teaching and Learning.
  • Scanlan, J., Hancock, N. (2005). WebCT use in cliical education: its impact on the development of lifelong learners. EdHealth Conference 2005, Terrigal: College of Health Sciences.

2003

  • Scanlan, J., Andersen, D. (2003). Relapse Prevention and Self-Management of Illness. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health Conference - OT Australia, Queensland, Brisbane.
  • Scanlan, J., Taylor, H. (2003). The Work of Recovery. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health Conference - OT Australia, Queensland, Brisbane.

2001

  • Scanlan, J. (2001). A triple tiered approach to suicide prevention: Intervention, Education and Quality Improvement: The Logan-Beaudesert Health Service District Response. Suicide Prevention 2001: A Human Odyssey - 8th Annual Suicide Prevention Australia National Conference, Sydney, Sydney.
  • Scanlan, J. (2001). Recovery Planning - A new Strategy for the Prevention of Relapse. No one is an Island, Wellington, New Zealand.

1998

  • Scanlan, J. (1998). New perspectives, new directions: Occupational Therapy and the Treatment of Consumers with Personality Disorders. OT Australia Queensland State Conference, Brisbane.

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