Ashleigh Graveline Appointed Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at Clarkson University

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POTSDAM, NY (09/20/2018) Ashleigh Graveline has been appointed clinical assistant professor of occupational therapy at Clarkson University.

She received her bachelor of science in health studies and her master of science in occupational therapy from Utica College.

Graveline focuses her research in the mental health setting related specifically to the use of comfort rooms to reduce restraint and seclusion. She is Dialectical Behavior therapy trained and has implemented this treatment approach in the inpatient setting with teenage females.

Before coming to Clarkson, Graveline worked as an occupational therapist at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. In this role, she provided acute care that ranged from general surgical recovery to orthopedics to outpatient therapy. She is currently trained in the use of the BTE (Baltimore Therapy Equipment) to complete functional capacity evaluations, pre-offer employment testing and return to work assessments. Prior to that, she worked as an occupational therapist at St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center. She has over 10 years of experience working with children 4 to 18 years old as well as adults.

She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Clarkson University educates the leaders of the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. With its main campus located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities in the Capital Region and Beacon, New York, Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through more than 95 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, education, science, and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations, and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo and connect discovery and innovation with enterprise.