Claudette Fette, Ph.D., OTR, CRC

Clinical Professor

Occupational Therapy

Claudette Fette, Ph.D., OTR, CRC

MCL 862


Ph.D., Occupational Therapy, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas, 2011
M.S., Rehabilitation Counseling, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, 2001
B.S., Occupational Therapy, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas, 1997


Strength-Based Practice and Assessment; Mental Health Promotion and Early Intervention; Psychosocial Rehabilitation; Family Engagement and Wraparound; School-Based Practice and School Mental Health; Community-Based Practice and Facilitating Meaningful Occupation

Latest Articles

Understanding and Applying Trauma Informed Approaches Across Occupational Therapy Settings
OT Practice Magazine (2019)
Claudette Fette, Carol Lambdin-Pattavina, Lindy Weaver

Building Community Capacity for Mental Health Program Development in Underserved Populations
American Occupational Therapy Association SIS Quarterly Practice Connections (2019)
Quinn Tyminski, Margaret Bates, Claudette Fette

Mental Health Promotion, Prevention, and Intervention in Occupational Therapy Practice
American Journal of Occupational Therapy (2017)
Katherine Burson, Claudette Fette, Kathleen Kannenberg


Advancing Effective Family-School-Community Partnerships.
in Handbook of School Mental Health Second Edition | Springer Publishers (2013)
N E Brandt, C Glimpse, Claudette Fette, N Lever, N Cammack

Professional Affiliations

  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Family and Community Involvement ING for National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety
  • National Community of Practice for School Behavioral Health
  • National Wraparound Initiative
  • Texas Occupational Therapy Association

Honors & Awards

  • Community Health Champion Award, Denton Community Health Clinic (2018)
  • Service Commendation, American Occupational Therapy Association (2017)
  • Youth and Family Partnership Award, University of Maryland School of Medicine Center for School Mental Health (2016)