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College of Health Professions


Department of Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science

 

Faculty

Janet Voss DeLany, DEd, OTR/L, FAOTA

Dean of the Office of Graduate Studies

Graduate Faculty

Professor


Office:   Psychology Building, Rm 211J
Phone:   410-704-4764
Fax:   410-704-3129
E-mail:   jdelany@towson.edu

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Education and Certifications
D.Ed. in Adult Education, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
M.S. in Administration, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
Post Baccalaureate Certification in Occupational Therapy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
B.A. in Psychology, Immaculata (College) University, Immaculata, PA

Areas of Professional Interest
Autism
Children and Youth
Women’s Learning and Leadership

Courses Typically Taught
Doctoral Program in Occupational Science

OSC 744 Occupation and Human Life
OSC 895 Applied Project: Everyday Life and Dimensions of Occupation
OSC 997 Dissertation Research

Selected Grants

Spring 2006 - Co- authored grant with Crossing for Summit Health to provide services for teen parents and to initiate program outcome evaluation procedures - $53,000- grant approved

Summer 2005- Co-authored grant with Crossings for Summit Health Grant- Health and Nutrition for Pregnant and Parenting Teens) $40,000- grant approved

Selected Publications

Crabtree, L., & DeLany, J. (2011). Autism: Promoting social participation and mental health. In
S. Bazyk (Ed.), Occupational therapy’s role in promoting mental health and social
participation in children and youth. Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.

Crabtree, L., & DeLany, J. (2011). Young adults on the autism spectrum: Life after IDEA. CE
on CD. Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.

American Occupational Therapy Association. (2010). Specialized knowledge and skills in
mental health occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 64, s30-s43. Contributing author.

American Occupational Therapy Association. (2010). Specialized knowledge and skills in
technology and environmental interventions for occupational therapy practice. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 64, s44-56 Contributing author.

American Occupational Therapy Association. (2008). Occupational Therapy Practice
Framework: Domain and process 2nd edition. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 62, 625-688. Contributing author.

American Occupational Therapy Association. (2004). Guidelines for supervision, roles, and
responsibilities during the delivery of occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 58, 663–667. Cco-author with G. Folek-Clark.


Selected Presentations

Flanagan, J., Demchick, B., Landa, R., DeLany, J., Crabtree, L., & LaVesser, P. (April, 2013).
Play and movement in infants at risk for autism. San Diego, CA: The American Occupational Therapy Association 93rd Annual Conference and Expo.

DeLany, J. (April 2013). Using evidence during fieldwork to guide occupational therapy practice. Towson, MD: Chesapeake Bay Fieldwork Council- Keynote Speaker.

DeLany, J., Anderson, C., Gallagher, C., Zaks, Z., & Reuters, A. (March 2013). Quality of Life in Families with Autism. Rockville, MD. Diamonds in the Rough Weinfeld Conference.

Crabtree, L., & DeLany, J. (May 2012). Transitioning youth on the autism spectrum. Evidence for the changing role of occupational therapy practitioners. Indianapolis, IN. American Occupational Therapy Association 92th Annual Conference and Expo. Short course.

DeLany, J., Amini, D., Cohn, E., Hartmann, K., & Youngstrom, M. (April, 2011). Using AOTA’s official documents to advocate for best practice. Philadelphia, PA: American Occupational Therapy Association 91thth Annual Conference and Expo.

DeLany, J., Atighechi, A., Fry, L., Kehl, K., Nelson, N., & Valentine, L. (April, 2011). Measuring social participation of children on the autism spectrum during sensory motor- based occupational therapy with a peer. Philadelphia, PA: American Occupational Therapy Association 91thth Annual Conference and Expo.

DeLany, J., & Reitz, M. (March, 2011). A framework for occupational therapy education at Shanghai University Traditional Chinese Medicine. Shanghai: China: International Forum on Rehabilitation Medicine and Education Shanghai Annual Academic Conference of Shanghai Integrative Medicine Rehabilitation Committee Program Invited lecture.

Crabtree, L., & DeLany, J. (November, 2010). Asperger syndrome in college: Life after IDEA. Columbia, MD: Project Assess Howard County Community College (invited workshop speakers).
DeLany, J., Atighechi, A., Fry, L., Kehl, K., Lyons, J., Nelson, N., & Valentine, L. (November, 2010). Measuring social participation of children on the autism spectrum during sensory motor- based occupational therapy with a peer. Timonium, MD: Maryland Occupational Therapy Association 30th Annual Conference.

Crabtree, L., & DeLany, J. (October, 2010). Social co-occupations for college student mentors and young adults with autism: From boundaries to bridges. Canadian Society of Occupational Scientists and Society for the Study of Occupations USA.
Crabtree, L., & DeLany, J. (May, 2010). Supporting social participation of young adults on the autism spectrum through an interdisciplinary model. Santiago, Chile. World Federation of Occupational Therapy Conference 15the Congress- primary author presented the paper.

DeLany, J. (April, 2010). Keynote Speaker at the Occupational Therapy Graduate Research Symposium. Elizabethtown, PA: Elizabethtown College.

DeLany, J., Ateghechi, A., Kulcyzcki, K., & Hawthorne, E. (April, 2010). Effect of sensory activities on in-seat behaviors of children with autism. Orlando, FL: American Occupational Therapy Association 90thth Annual Conference and Expo.

DeLany, J., & Ateghechi, A. (November, 2009). Increasing in-seat classroom behaviors of children with autism: Designing an evidence-based study. Timonium, MD: Maryland Occupational Therapy Association’s 29th Annual Conference.

DeLany, J. (October, 2009). Ensuring quality occupational therapy services: The supervision process. Las Vegas, NV. State of Nevada Occupational Therapy Board. - invited workshop presenter

DeLany, J. (October, 2009). Ensuring quality occupational therapy services: The supervision process. Reno, NV. State of Nevada Occupational Therapy Board. -invited workshop presenter.

DeLany, J. (October, 2009). Occupational Therapy Practice Framework -2nd edition: Moving toward the centennial vision. Las Vegas, NV. State of Nevada Occupational Therapy Board. - invited workshop presenter

DeLany, J. (October, 2009). Occupational Therapy Practice Framework -2nd edition: Moving toward the centennial vision. Reno, NV. State of Nevada Occupational Therapy Board. - invited workshop presenter.

Crabtree, L., & DeLany, J. (October, 2009). Social participation patterns and preferences of children on the autism spectrum. Bridgeport, CT: Society for the Study of Occupation USA.

DeLany, J., Burton, S., Darwin, A., Jaskulski, J., Kannenburg, K., Lieberman, D., Tekell, L., Skubik-Peplaski, C., & Smith –Roley, S. (April, 2009). Occupational Therapy Practice Framework -2nd edition. What’s new? What’s the same? Houston, TX: 89th American Occupational Therapy Association Conference and Expo.

DeLany, J. (March 2009). Occupational Therapy Practice Framework 2nd edition. What’s new? What’s the same? Allegany College of Western Maryland: MD. - invited speaker

DeLany, J., & Jaskulski, J. (November, 2008). Occupational Therapy Practice Framework 2nd edition: What’s new? What’s the same? Timonium, MD: Maryland Occupational Therapy Association.

DeLany, J. (October 2008). Occupational Therapy Practice Framework 2nd edition. What’s new? What’s the same? Towson, MD: Towson University Annual Workshop in Student Supervision.

DeLany, J., & Fallon, K. (October, 2008). Graduate student interdisciplinary case study. Baltimore, MD: American Society of Allied Health Professions.

Yeager, J., DeLany, J., Lawson, S., & Merryman, B. (October 2008). Experience sampling method (ESM) and the study of occupation. Fort Lauderdale: Society for the Study of Occupation: USA

DeLany, J. (May, 2008). Now you have the data, what’s next? Washington, DC: Howard University RIMI Institute- invited speaker

DeLany, J. (March 2008). Time utilization of teen parents. Towson, MD: College of Health Professions Research Symposium.


 

 






 

 

 

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