Mary Alicia Barnes
Group Theory & Practice; Functional Group Model; Occupational Therapy Fieldwork, Mentoring
My current and ongoing scholarship focus is on development of an instrument to measure outcomes of group leader training related to common leader behaviors. I continue to participate in research projects regarding occupational therapy fieldwork and community based program evaluation.
- Marjorie B. Greene Award 2017 for leadership in occupational therapy
- MAOT Catherine Trombly Award, 2009 for contributions to the profession in the areas of education, research and publication
- Irene Allard Clinical Education Award, 1998
- NEOTEC Appreciation Award; 1999, 1992
- Schwartzberg, S. L., & Barnes, M. A. (2014). Functional Group Model: An occupational therapy approach, Israeli Journal of Occupational Therapy, 23, 2, E7-E26.
- Roberts, M., Evenson, M., Kaldenburg, J., Barnes, M. A., & Ozelie, R. (2015, May 25). Fieldwork Education Survey: Demand for Innovative and creative solutions. OT Practice, 15-16.
- Schwartzberg, S. L., Howe, M. C., & Barnes, M. A. (2008). Groups: Applying the Functional Group Model.Philadelphia: FA Davis.
- Schwartzberg, S. L. & Barnes, M. A. (in press). Group work skills for practice, in Duncan, E. Skills for practice in occupational therapy, Elselvier.
- Bissonnette, B. S. & Barnes, M. A. (2019). Group Reminiscence Therapy: An effective intervention to improve depression, life satisfaction, and well-being in older adults? International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 0, 1-10, doi:10.1080/00207284.2019.1640610