Dr. Cerny earned her Master of Science degree from The University of South Dakota
and later completed her post professional doctoral degree at Rocky Mountain University
of Health Professions. She has clinical experience in child mental health, pediatric
rehab, and intermediate care.
Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Human Development Birth through Adolescence
Conditions in Occupational Therapy
Evidence Based Practice
Scholarly and clinical interests include the impact of neuro-developmental delay on
development and praxis, infant/child mental health, and the role of occupational therapy
in addressing social issues of concern. Dr. Cerny is also a Trust-Based Relational
Intervention ® Educator.
Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for
display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions
of the faculty member or discipline.
- Cerny, Shana, Svien, Lana, Johnson, Julie, and Hansmeier, Bethany. Using International, Interprofessional Service Learning to Promote Transcultural Self-Efficacy
and Interprofessional Attitudes in Health Science Students. Vol. 2, Iss. 1. Journal of Occupational Therapy Education, 2018.
- Feldhacker, Diana, Cerny, Shana, Brockevelt, Barbara, and Lawler, Michael J.. Occupations and Well-being of Children and Youth. In Handbook of Leisure, Recreation, Physical Activity, Sports, and Quality of Life, edited by Lia Rodriguez de la Vega and Walter N. Toscano. Springer, 2018.
- Cerny, Shana. Occupational Performance of Families with Children who have Experienced Developmental
Trauma: Preliminary Findings. World Federation of Occupational Therapy Bulletin, 2017. (DOI: 10.1080/14473828.2017.1301024)
- Cerny, Shana. The Role of Occupational Therapy within the Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services
for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States, 317-328. Vol. 32, Iss. 4. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 2016.
- Ikiugu, Moses, Westerfield, Madeline, Lien, Jamie, Cerny, Shana, and Nissen, Ranelle. Empowering People to Change Occupational Behaviours to Address Critical Global Issues. Edited by Helen J. Polatajko. Ottawa, Ontario: Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2015. (DOI: 10.1177/0008417414567529)