Psychosocial Occupational Therapy

Author: Elizabeth Cara
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781401812324
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This reorganization mirrors the general trend in psychiatry and mental health to intervene more aggressively using medicine and assessments, to evaluate and treat more briefly, to focus on function, and to use community settings. Thoroughly revised and restructured, this text is an important addition to any occupational therapy library."--BOOK JACKET.

Psychosocial Conceptual Practice Models In Occupational Therapy

Author: Moses N. Ikiugu
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323041825
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This book examines the occupational therapy paradigm (its focal viewpoint, core constructs, and values) as well as the role of complexity/chaos theory as a scientific framework for occupational therapy research and practice. Unlike other current OT texts, this book uses clinical case examples to illustrate application of proposed changes to make procedures consistent with the latest Occupational Therapy Practice Framework. The reader walks away with a clear grasp of the theoretical principles guiding his or her treatment interventions, the explanations behind those principles, and the applicable intervention for said techniques and procedures. An emphasis on clinical-reasoning skills, including information on different types of reasoning skills as well as the MAPP model of teaching helps the student and clinician translate theoretical principles into practice. The section on specific interventions addresses each of the conceptual practice models according to a consistent chapter template, which enables the reader to apply conceptual practice models in real-world contexts. Preview questions at the beginning of each chapter alert the reader to important concepts in the upcoming text. Critical analysis of the theoretical core provides suggested modifications to increase consistency with the new occupational therapy paradigm.

Occupation Analysis In Practice

Author: Lynette Mackenzie
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444339974
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Occupation Analysis in Practice is the essential book for all future and current occupational therapists. It offers a practical approach to the analysis of occupations in real world practice. The book frames occupation as the key component for analysis and builds upon previous work limited to analysis at the activity level. It examines the interests, goals, abilities and contexts of individuals, groups, institutions and communities, along with the demands of the occupation. It presents examples of occupation analysis in different practice context including working with children, health promotion, indigenous health, medico-legal practice; mental health and occupational rehabilitation. The book has four sections. Section 1 introduces theoretical perspectives of the concept of occupation analysis and how such analysis relates to particular models of Occupational Therapy practice and the generic World Health Organisation International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. Section 2 discusses analysis of particular components of occupation that support practice. These include culture, spirituality, home and community environments as well as self-care and leisure. Section 3 applies analysis of occupations to particular specialties encountered in practice. Section 4 considers the application of Occupation Analysis within professional reasoning and goal setting. FEATURES International team of contributors Examples of occupation analysis proforma Application to a wide range of practice areas. Glossary of key terms Incudes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health.

Lifestyle Performance

Author: Beth P. Velde
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 9781556424663
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Lifestyle Performance: A Model for Engaging the Power of Occupation presents the theoretical base, structural format, and application of the Lifestyle Performance Model. This model of occupational therapy practice provides the occupational therapist with ways of responding to the timely needs of community service, of health and wellness programs, and to the dynamics that comprise the quality of life. The Lifestyle Performance Model is a phenomenologically based practice model that addresses occupation for occupation’s sake and as a therapeutic intervention. This exceptional text builds on the authors’ current text, Activities: Reality and Symbol, providing the conceptual rationale and structural format for applying knowledge about activities to well populations, to those in need of OT intervention, and to the operations of organizations and agencies. Contents of this outstanding text include the underlying constructs of the model, such as personal efficacy, self-dependency, information processes, examples of application in various settings, and projections for the future. Inside this essential text you will also find that introductory chapters include a brief review of key points as well as illustrative case studies. Lifestyle Performance: A Model for Engaging the Power of Occupation is the only text for occupational therapy that provides such a comprehensive explanation of the Lifestyle Performance Model. Through its flawless organization and broad explanation of theory, this text is a must-have for every occupational therapy student and practitioner. Features: Designed to help move occupational therapists from the classroom to the clinic. Compatible with the WHO Classification System of Functioning, Disability & Health and proposed OT Practice Framework draft XV. Includes real-life cases written by practicing occupational therapists.

Psychosocial Occupational Therapy

Author: Franklin Stein
Publisher: United Nations Publications
ISBN: 9780769300320
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Psychosocial Occupational Therapy: A Holistic Approach is a comprehensive text that incorporates theory, research and clinical practice into the study of psychosocial disabilities and their treatment. Covered topics include the history of occupational therapy, community care and clinical practice models, psychotropic medications, treatment protocols, group occupational therapy, and evaluating and designing clinical research studies. Both traditional and alternative treatment techniques are discussed to provide students with a thorough understanding of the many methods that can be used to help patients with disabilities reach their maximum potential. Outlines for developing therapeutic treatments and examples illustrating the ideas and techniques are found throughout the text.

Social Participation In Occupational Contexts

Author: Marilyn B. Cole
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556429002
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Social participation naturally occurs in everyday life in combination with daily occupations, such as when people interact while eating, playing, carpooling, and working. Throughout Social Participation in Occupational Contexts: In Schools, Clinics and Communities, Professors Marilyn B. Cole and Mary V. Donohue explain how social interactions and environments can facilitate occupational performance or can create barriers to participation from an occupational perspective. The beginning chapters of this comprehensive text define the broad range of social skills, competencies, contexts, and cultural norms for social participation in everyday life, offering multiple opportunities for learning and practicing specific skills. Section One also provides an overview of theoretical foundations of social learning, social capital, and the application of social participation in educational learning environments. Section Two reviews social development from childhood to maturity providing a backdrop for a clearer understanding of the interplay of occupation and socialization in interpersonal relationships and natural community groups. Also covered are opportunities for development of social participation in professional education that illustrate theory application in classroom, fieldwork, and community settings for all age groups. Parameters for evaluating social participation situations, contexts, skills, and norms are discussed in Section Three, along with a variety of tools relevant to the assessment of social participation from client and contextual perspectives, including critiques of these evaluation instruments. Lastly, in Section Four, occupational intervention approaches designed to foster social skills and remove barriers will enable practitioners and students to facilitate social participation and development across the lifespan. Features: · Occupational focus emphasized through an extension of International Classification of Functioning and the American Occupational Therapy Association Practice Framework · Role-playing scenarios in each chapter provide participatory learning techniques · Includes thought-provoking questions and learning activities · Applies theories from several fields to occupational contexts · Provides evaluations and interventions to address social participation issues · International sources in the theory and research provide a global perspective of the concept of social participation · Faculty members will enjoy an instructor's manual and a PowerPoint presentation in a 14-week semester format Whether you're an occupational therapy practitioner, student, health professional, teacher, or community group leader, the knowledge and benefits you'll acquire from Social Participation in Occupational Contexts: In Schools, Clinics and Communities are endless.

Introduction To Occupational Therapy

Author: Jane Clifford O'Brien
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323508812
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Prepare for success in OT practice with a complete overview of the profession! Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 5th Edition helps you master the roles and responsibilities of the OT practitioner. Content promotes evidence-based OT practice, from client evaluation to planning interventions and goals to reaching optimal outcomes. You’ll also learn valuable skills in clinical reasoning and in providing occupational therapy across the client’s entire lifespan. Written by experienced educator and author Jane Clifford O’Brien, this comprehensive resource discusses today’s OT treatment settings and adds a new chapter on cultural competence. Complete coverage of OT practice prepares you for care in areas such as adult, pediatric, geriatric, and mental health. A broad perspective fits the needs of both Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant students. Case studies and activities in each chapter help you apply concepts and develop problem-solving skills. Emphasis on evidence-based practice helps you learn to think logically and use research literature to formulate diagnoses and treatment plans. The OT Practice Framework provides a sound basis for decision making, defining occupational therapy areas of concern and the OT process. Chapter objectives, key terms, chapter summaries, and review questions highlight important content in each chapter. Student resources on the Evolve companion website include review questions with answers along with crossword puzzles to reinforce what you’ve learned in the book. NEW content on OT theory and practice includes the latest updates to the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and OT Code of Ethics. New coverage of the role of certified Occupational Therapy Assistants shows where OTAs are employed, what licensure requirements they must meet, and how they fit into the scope of OT practice. NEW chapter on cultural competence provides the tools you need to work with culturally diverse clients in today’s healthcare environment, and includes case studies with examples of cultural competence and its impact on the practice of OT. NEW Centennial Vision commentary provides a ‘big picture’ view of today’s occupational therapy, and shows how OT is becoming a powerful, widely recognized, science-driven, and evidence-based profession as it reaches the age of 100.

Case Studies Through The Healthcare Continuum

Author: Patricia Halloran
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 9781556424052
Size: 39.34 MB
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This phenomenal new text focuses on assisting students in learning that there can be many possible choices in the clinical decision making process, and that these different choices can lead to many equally successful outcomes. Case Studies Through the Health Care Continuum: A Workbook for the Occupational Therapy Student is an entire book of case studies of adults with physical and psychological deficits. Each case study is followed by questions, organized around performance areas and performance components, treatment planning and discharge planning areas. The questions are designed to encourage clinical thinking about the cases. The cases encompass a variety of diagnoses and take place in a variety of health care arenas. By using case studies, students will begin to, and advance, their thinking process before directly dealing with clients. The cases are comprehensive and well thought out, and the questions provide a good starting point for processing and guiding critical thinking. This exceptional text can be used in almost every course in the curriculum!

Best Practice Occupational Therapy For Children And Families In Community Settings

Author: Winnie Dunn
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556429614
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As the occupational therapy profession concerns itself with how people occupy their time during daily life, it is critical for occupational therapists who serve children to understand how to apply their knowledge and skills within the complex and varied environments of the community. A core text for over 10 years, Best Practice Occupational Therapy for Children and Families in Community Settings, Second Edition by Dr. Winnie Dunn provides a clear insight into how to conceive, design, implement, and evaluate services that reflect core principles. Best Practice Occupational Therapy for Children and Families in Community Settings, Second Edition provides the most current information about providing services within community settings, with material addressing early intervention, early childhood, school-age services, and transitions. The context of this text is rooted in best practice principles from interdisciplinary literature and illustrates how occupational therapy professionals implement those principles in their everyday practices. New Features of the Second Edition: • Updated assessments, evidence, and appendices • Case studies that illustrate the implementation of ideas in a practice situation • Worksheets that outline each step in the occupational therapy process from what to include to how to provide rationale for team members, families, and consumers • Tables and inserts that summarize key points • Information regarding state and federal legislation to guide the occupational therapists in how to negotiate for best practice services within parameters of regulations • Integrated throughout the text is the American Occupational Therapy Association's Occupational Therapy Practice Framework • Additional on-line resources that are available with new book purchases Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional material to be used for teaching in the classroom. Best Practice Occupational Therapy for Children and Families in Community Settings, Second Edition contains many suggestions about how to practice the skills needed for evidence-based practice, making this the perfect resource for occupational therapy students, faculty, and practitioners who serve children and families.