Ann Chapleau, D.H.S., OTR/L, is an associate professor of occupational therapy at Western Michigan University. She has 30 years of clinical and managerial experience in community mental health. She is certified as an Action Methods Director through the Michigan Psychodrama Institute and is certified to administer the A-ONE Neurobehavioral Assessment.
Her current research includes assessment of student learning using goal attainment scaling and interventions for people with severe mental illness and addiction. She has authored numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and newsletters, AOTA publications, and book chapters, and has presented her work at local, national, and international conferences. She serves on the editorial board for the Open Journal of Occupational Therapy (OJOT) and was an invited guest editor for the summer 2016 special issue on assessment. Dr. Chapleau is the recipient of the Michigan Occupational Therapy Association’s 2012 Award for Excellence for Outstanding Global Contributions to the Profession and the Indiana Occupational Therapy Association’s 1995 Distinguished Service Award.