Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan


  • Angela M. PhilippusEmail author
  • Gale G. Whiteneck
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_9126




The Participation Assessment with Recombined Tools – Objective (PART-O) is designed to measure objective participation of persons with disability that was developed using people with traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is a composite measure comprised of items derived or modified from three legacy participation instruments commonly used with persons with TBI: Community Integration Questionnaire (CIQ)/CIQ-2 (Willer et al. 1993, 1994; Johnston et al. 2005), Participation Objective, Participation Subjective (POPS) (Brown et al. 2004), and Craig Handicap Assessment and Reporting Technique (CHART)/CHART-SF (Whiteneck et al. 1992, 1999).

PART-O includes 17 items that reflect aspects of participation identified by the World Health Organization (WHO) International Classification of Function, Disability, and Health (ICF) (WHO 2001). Items cover three domains or subscales of participation (productivity, social relations, and getting out and about in the...

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  1. 1.Craig HospitalEnglewoodUSA