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Sandra Whisner OTR MA

Assistant Professor, Master of Occupational Therapy Program

EDUCATION

1992 Bachelor of Business Administration: Management - Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

1997 Bachelor of Science: Occupational Therapy - Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX

2003 Master of Occupational Therapy - Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS/ LICENSURE

  • Texas Licensure: Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners, (1998 - current)
  • National Certification: National Board for Certification in OT (1998 - current)
  • Graduate Certificate in the Treatment of Children with Behavioral Disorders, Texas Woman’s University, December 2000

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Psychosocial interventions for children and youth
  • Roles of persons with chronic mental illness
  • Therapeutic use of self strategies applied by occupational therapists

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Stelter, L. & Whisner, S.M. (2007). Building responsibility for self through meaningful roles: Occupational adaptation theory applied in forensic psychiatry. OT in Mental Health, 23 (1).

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