Canadian Occupational Performance Measure.
Purpose of the COPM
Is to detect change in a person's self perception over time
Process of the COPM
It has a 4 step process that include problem definition, priority setting, scoring and reassessement.
It takes upto 20-40mins to administer.
COPM client group
The client group that it appeals to is clients with a variety of disabilities and across all developmental stages.
More on COPM
It is a semi-structured interview with a structure scoring method
Occupational Circumstances Assessment Interview and Rating Scale.
Purpose of OCAIRS
The purpose of OCAIRS is to gather information on the clients values, goals, personal causation, interests, habits, roles etc. It helps therapists to develop a treatment plan fo clients with mental illness. It focuses primarily on the client's current occuapational participation
Process of OCAIRS
The client is graded on 12 distinct items and then rated on a scale.
The interview would take 20-30mins to conduct and completion of the scale is 5-20mins. Depends on how well the therapist is familiar with the assessment.
OCAIRS client group
OCAIRS is used for clients with mental illness, forensic mental health and physical disabilities. It is also appropriate for any client who has the emotional and cognitive ability to participate in the interview.
Work Environment Impact Scale
Purpose of the WEIS
The WEIS focuses on individuals with physical or psychosocial disabilities that experience & perceive difficulties in their work environment.
Process of the WEIS
There are 17 items that the client needs to reflect on. Each of these items is scored with a 4-point rating that indicates how the environment factor affects the workers performance, satisfaction, physical, social and emotional wellbeing.
Conducting the interview and completing the assessment can take between 30-60mins
WEIS client Group
Individuals who are experiencing difficulty on the job, and persons whose work is interrupted by an injury or episode of illness.