Caryn Husman

Caryn Husman is coordinator and assistant professor of Health, Wellness and Occupational Studies. Caryn teaches courses related to human occupation and wellness such as Health and Wellness in an Aging Society, Research Methods, Occupational Media, and Disability Studies. As an occupational therapist, Caryn has worked with individuals across the lifespan in home, community and medical settings. She is most interested in working with young children who experience difficulty with social, emotional and behavioral performance. 

Education

M.S. in Occupational Therapy

B.S. in Health Science

Board Certifications and Licenses

OTR/L

Clinical Affiliations

Maine

Expertise

Pediatric occupational therapy

Sensory Modulation

Research

Selected Publications

2014

Husman, C.B. (2014). History and Philosophy. In Jacobs, MacRae & Sladyk (Eds.), Occupational Therapy Essentials for Clinical Competence. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Inc.

2012

Kimball, J., Birstler, C., Frank, E., & Woods, M. (2012). Relationships among sensory processing styles, personality traits, and body mass index; A pilot study. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 28(1), 72-87.

2011

Birstler-Husman, C. & Steva, B. (2011) Instrumental Activities of Daily Living. In Soloman & O’Brien (Ed.), Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants. St. Louis, Mosby Elsevier.

Caryn Husman

Caryn Husman

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M.S., OTR/L

Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Health, Wellness, and Occupational Studies

Biddeford

Harold Alfond Forum

cbirstler@une.edu

(207) 602-2065