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 and home care 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., Lysaght, L., Paterson, M., Lee, M. & Thomas, A. (2017). Establishing Collective Priorities for Occupational Therapy Education Research in Canada, Occupational Therapy Now (Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists), 19(5), 28-29.
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.