Research Studies

NOTA, Inc. is happy to post research studies on our site for both members and non-members to view and complete. We do ask that all members of the research team be current NOTA members. For more information or to post a research study on the site please contact the NOTA Administrative Assistant at [email protected]

A Survey of Incivility in the Occupational Therapy Workplace

You are invited to participate in an anonymous survey about your last six months of employment as an OT practitioner. The survey explores workplace culture (civility, incivility and resilience). It is being conducted by occupational therapy graduate students at San José State University. We think attaining the aforementioned information will be valuable to our profession. The survey takes ~5-minutes. All responses are so appreciated!

The following link will allow you to access the survey:

If you have any questions about this survey, or experience difficulty accessing or completing it, please contact our faculty advisor, Deborah Bolding at [email protected].

Thank you for all that you do, and we hope to receive your important feedback.

Kate Poisson OTS, Cameron McCallister OTS, David M. Pufki OTS, Angelica Ramirez OTS, Claire Rickly OTS, Victoria Scattini OTS, & Deborah Bolding PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

San Jose State University’s MSOT program


A Survey of OT Practitioners’ Knowledge, Attitudes, & Preparedness When Treating LGBT Clients

This research study explores the knowledge, attitudes, and preparedness of occupational therapy assistants and therapists when treating sexual and gender minorities (SGM), also referred to as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) persons. The information we collect can be used to develop education and resources for working with patients/clients.

Each survey takes 5-10 minutes to complete and responses are fully anonymous.


Please also forward the link to your colleagues!

If you have any questions, or difficulty accessing or completing the survey, please contact Deborah Bolding ([email protected]).

Thank you in advance for your support and participation in our survey.

Angela Acosta OTS, Brigitte Butler OTS, April Chau OTS, Brenna Craig OTS, Fiona Dunbar OTS, & Deborah Bolding PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Occupational Therapy Department, San José State University