Claudette Fette, Ph.D., OTR, CRC

Clinical Professor

Occupational Therapy

Claudette Fette, Ph.D., OTR, CRC

Contact

cfette@twu.edu
940-898-2821
MCL 862

Education

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

Expertise

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

Recent Presentations

Mental Health Promotion or Intervention: Occupational Therapy's Current Role in Addressing Mental Health
AOTA Continuing Education Course (2021)
Faculty Workshop | Claudette Fette, Quinn Tyminski, Elizabeth Griffin Lannigan

Mental Health Promotion or Intervention: Occupational Therapy's Current Role in Addressing Mental Health
AOTA National Conference (2020)
Faculty Workshop | Quinn Tyminski, Claudette Fette, Liz Griffin Lannigan

Building on Your Superpower! Strengths Research to Practice
National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health (2018)
Faculty Workshop | Claudette Fette, Patti Derr

Benefits of an Inclusive Recess Routine for All: Promoting Mental and Physical Health & Building a Positive Climate Conducive for Learning
23rd Advancing School Mental Health Conference (2018)
Podium | Claudette Fette, Cynthia Lau

The Distinct Value of Occupational Therapy: Your Authentic Practice
24th Annual Vanderkooi Endowed Lectureship and Community Building Workshop (2017)
Podium | Shannon Levandowski, Claudette Fette

Mental Health Promotion, Prevention, and Intervention in Occupational Therapy Practice
Texas Occupational Therapy Association Mountain Central Conference (2017)
Podium | Claudette Fette

Occupational Therapy Students in a Community Health Clinic
Texas Occupational Therapy Association State Conference Mountain Central (2017)
Poster | Jessica Obrien, Claudette Fette

Occupational Therapy in Community Mental Health
24th Annual Vanderkooi Endowed Lectureship and Community Building Workshop (2017)
Podium | Claudette Fette, Alice Masciarelli, Leslie Moseley

AOTA Mental Health Practice Guidelines
24th Annual Vanderkooi Endowed Lectureship and Community Building Workshop (2017)
Podium | Cynthia Evetts, Laurie Stelter, Claudette Fette

Opportunities for Occupational Therapy Practitioners in Reauthorization of Elementary and Secondary Education Act to Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
American Occupational Therapy Association, 94th Annual Conference (2017)
Round Table | Claudette Fette, Debra Collette, Michelle Ponsolle-Mays, Gillian Rai, Kelly Leigers

Community Mental Health Fieldwork: Community Needs as Opportunities
AOTA Specialty Conference: Occupational Therapy in Mental Health (2017)
Poster | Claudette Fette

Every Moment Counts: Promoting Mental Health Throughout the Day
22nd Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health (2017)
Faculty Workshop | Sue Bazyk, Claudette Fette

Youth and Family Safety & Effective Responses to Bullying
22nd Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health! (2017)
Faculty Workshop | Claudette Fette, Patti Derr

Family Engagement SWOT! Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats in the Era of ESSA!
21st Advancing School Mental Health Conference (2016)
Podium | Claudette Fette

Wraparound
Texas Occupational Therapy Association, Mountain Central Conference (2016)
Symposium | Claudette Fette, Leslie Werner

Occupational Therapy in Community Mental Health: Opportunities and Practice Supports
Vanderkooi Lectureship: Continuing Education Workshop (2015)
Podium | Claudette Fette

Leadership Development: How to Develop Family Leaders
20th Annual Advancing School Mental Health Conference (2015)
Symposium | Claudette Fette

Identification and Building on Youth Strengths; Research in Progress
20th Advancing School Mental Health Conference (2015)
Faculty Workshop | Claudette Fette

Strengths Across the Lifespan
Recovery Capitol Conference (2015)
Podium | Claudette Fette

Using strengths in occupational therapy practice
AOTA National Conference (2015)
Poster | Claudette Fette, Diane Brown

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)