Prior to becoming the ACCE and an instructor in the Department of Occupational Therapy, Cori's most recent clinical experience had been in senior’s health in Calgary and in community-based mental health and supported housing in Vancouver.
Professional & Research Interests
- Fieldwork & Clinical Education
- Therapeutic Use of Self in OT Practice
- Professionalism & Transition to Practice
- Inter-professional (IP) Education & Service Provision
- Community-based Mental Health Care
- Diversity & Marginalized Populations
- Client/Consumer Involvement & Narratives
King, S., Hall, M., McFarlane, L., Paslawski, T., Sommerfeldt, S., Hatch, T., Schmitz, C., Bates, H., Taylor, E. & Norton, B. (2017). Launching first-year health sciences students into collaborative practice: Highlighting institutional enablers and barriers to success, Journal of Interprofessional Care, 31, 386-393.
Nagarajan, S., McAllister, L., McFarlane, L., Hall, M., Schmitz, C., Roots, R., Drynan, D., Avery, L., Murphy, S. & Lam, M. (2016). Telesupervision Benefits for Placements: Allied Health Students' and Supervisors' Perceptions, International Journal of Practice-based Learning in Health and Social Care, 4 (1), 16-27.
Nagarajan, S., McAllister, L., McFarlane, L., Hall, M., Schmitz, C., Roots, R., Drynan, D., Avery, L., Murphy, S. & Lam, M. (2015). Australian and Canadian Student and Supervisor Experiences of Telesupervision In Allied Health Clinical Education. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) 38th Annual Conference Published Proceedings.
Schmitz, C. & Hinrichs, J. (2016). An Early Exposure to OT Practice: Our UofA MScOT Introductory Fieldwork Placement Takes Off, Association of Canadian Occupational Therapy University Programs (ACOTUP) Newsletter, 27, 6-7.
Schmitz, C. & Stastny, J. (2015). Supervising Students in a Specialized Practice Setting: A New Alberta Therapist Invests In his Profession, Occupational Therapy Now (Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists), 18 (1), 16-17.
Hinrichs, J. & Schmitz, C. (2015). Expanding Orientation Week: Laying a Foundation for Student Learning, Association of Canadian Occupational Therapy University Programs (ACOTUP) Newsletter, 25, 10-11.