Professional responsibility and roles in research

Anne Cusick, University of Wollongong
Gary Kielhofner

Cusick, A. & Kielhofner, G. (2006). Professional responsibility and roles in research. In G. Kielhofner (Eds.), Research in occupational therapy: Methods of inquiry for enhancing practice (pp. 46-57). Philadelphia, United States: FA Davis.


This chapter explores professional responsibility and roles in conducting inquiry. It examines ways in which occupational therapists might view research and make choices about research roles in professional life. The chapter describes knowledge and skills central to various research roles, and it illustrates some strategies that can be used to develop them.