University of Southern California
University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Linda Fazio PhD, OTR/L, LPC, FAOTA

Linda Fazio PhD, OTR/L, LPC, FAOTA

Professor Emeritus of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Biography

Linda S. Fazio consults widely on occupational therapy academic curriculum development, curriculum design and community program design and development.

Dr. Fazio received the 1999 Occupational Therapy Association of California Award of Excellence for significant contributions to the profession of occupational therapy. She is the author of “Developing Occupation-Centered Programs with the Community” (2000/2008/2017) and co-editor of “Play in Occupational Therapy for Children” (1996/2008). Dr. Fazio holds a PhD degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Services and Counseling from the University of North Texas as well as an MS degree in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a BS degree in Occupational Therapy from Texas Woman’s University.

Research Interests

Dr. Fazio’s research interests include imagery and story telling/story making with children and adolescents.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Higher Education Administration, Student Services, and Counseling
1984 | University of North Texas

Master of Science (MS) in Anthropology
1977 | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Occupational Therapy
1964 | Texas Woman's University

Publications

2018

Book Chapters

Fazio, L. S. (2018). Consulting as an occupational therapy practitioner. In B. A. Boyt Schell & G. Gillen (Eds.), Willard and Spackman's Occupational Therapy (13th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer. Full text

2017

Books

Fazio, L. S. (2017). Developing occupation-centered programs with the community (3rd ed.). Thorofare, NJ: Slack. Full text

2008

Books

Fazio, L. S. (2008). Developing occupation-centered programs for the community (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall Health.

Book Chapters

Fazio, L. S. (2008). Storytelling, storymaking, and fantasy play. In L. D. Parham & L. S. Fazio (Eds.), Play in occupational therapy for children (2nd ed., pp. 427-443). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.

2007

Books

Parham, L. D., & Fazio, L. S. (Eds.) (2007). Play in occupational therapy for children (2nd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier. Full text

2000

Books

Fazio, L. S. (2000). Developing occupation-centered programs for the community: A workbook for students and professionals. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall Health.

1996

Books

Parham, L. D., & Fazio, L. S. (Eds.) (1996). Play in occupational therapy for children. St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.

Book Chapters

Neville-Jan, A. M., Fazio, L. S., Kennedy, B. L., & Snyder, C. (1996). Elementary to middle school transition: Using multicultural play activities to develop life skills. In L. D. Parham & L. S. Fazio (Eds.), Play in occupational therapy for children (pp. 144-158). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.

1994

Book Chapters

Fazio, L. S. (1994). Symbols and symbolic meaning in human occupation. In C. B. Royeen (Ed.), The practice of the future: Putting occupation back into therapy [AOTA self-study series]. Rockville, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association.

1993

Journal Articles

Clark, F. A., Zemke, R., Frank, G., Parham, D., Neville-Jan, A. M., Hedricks, C., Carlson, M. E., Fazio, L., & Abreu, B. (1993). Dangers inherent in the partition of occupational therapy and occupational science [The issue is]. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 47(2), 184-186. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.47.2.184

1992

Journal Articles

Fazio, L. S. (1992). Tell me a story: The therapeutic metaphor in the practice of pediatric occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46(2), 112-119. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.46.2.112 Show abstract

1989

Book Chapters

Fazio, L. S. (1989). Sexuality and aging: A community wellness program. In E. D. Taira (Ed.), Community programs for the health impaired elderly (pp. 59-70). New York, NY: Haworth Press. Show abstract

1988

Journal Articles

Fazio, L. S. (1988). Futurism in higher education. International Journal of Institutional Management in Higher Education, 12(2), 208-217. Full text Show abstract

Fazio, L. S. (1988). Sexuality and aging: A community wellness program. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 6(1), 59-70. https://doi.org/10.1080/J148V06N01_06 Show abstract

1986

Book Chapters

Fazio, L. S. (1986). The Delphi: Education and assessment in institutional goal setting. In D. S. Cordray & M. W. Lipsey (Eds.), Evaluation studies review annual (Vol. 11). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Show abstract

1985

Journal Articles

Fazio, L. S. (1985). The Delphi: Education and assessment in institutional goal setting. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 10(2), 147-157. https://doi.org/10.1080/0260293850100205 Show abstract

1981

Reviews

Fazio, L. S. (1981). [Review of The older woman: Lavender rose or gray panther, by M. Fuller]. Educational Gerontology, An International Quarterly, 6(4).