Written primarily for occupational therapists, this text explores the range of groupwork activities used within occupational therapy practice. Discussing theoretical aspects and practical approaches this book is an invaluable handbook to those working and studying occupational therapy.
This text reviews major models of body image, examines appropriate empirical studies and applies findings from mental health care to body image disturbance. It provides recommendations for the appropriate care of patients.
Provides a comprehensive guide to the practice applications of the theory base. This book is designed to be a 'basic and beyond' text, of value to students throughout their studies but also a valuable reference text to clinicians.
Featuring the principles and techniques of Thai massage, this book discusses the theories of Thai medicine and its Chinese and Ayurvedic influences. It offers descriptions for different Thai massage techniques accompanied by color photographs and drawings, with arrows to indicate direction of movement.
This textbook is for all students and practioners of psychodrama and drama, and professionals seeking to extend their knowledge of creative arts therapies. The author provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of psychodrama, presenting a systematic analysis of its essential therapeutic ingredients.
Aims to provide an understanding of problems commonly encountered by the therapist working with people with neurological disability. This work describes aspects of posture and movement difficulties which occur as a result of neurological damage and gives guidance to help the therapist to plan the appropriate treatment programme for each patient.
Presents a comprehensive general overview of pediatric medicine from an osteopathic perspective. This textbook discusses the normal development, physiology and anatomy of the body systems from birth to adulthood. It explores the conditions and diseases of childhood and outlines the rationale for osteopathic treatment for each disorder.
Provides an invaluable tool to practitioners and also create a platform for research. This book enables service users to recognise the long-term benefits of occupational participation by exploring the value of a range of activities. It provides occupational therapists with a valuable tool to support the use of their core skills.
Competence in any profession depends upon an understanding of the theory that underlies it. This concise and practical text for students and practitioners bridges the gap between occupational therapy theory and clinical practice, offering highly practical advice on using theory in practice in a wide range of settings.
Occupational Science: Society, Inclusion, Participation is the must have resource for occupational therapists, occupational scientists, students and researchers. The book begins with a comprehensive review of the current literature and the knowledge generated to date.
Comprehensive and informative, the extensively revised fifth edition of Occupational Therapy in Psychiatry and Mental Health is an accessible overview of occupational therapy in psychiatry, providing key information on a range of international models of occupational therapy as well as their practical applications.
Developmental language disorders (DLD) occur when a child fails to develop his or her native language often for no apparent reason. This work summarises the research developments in genetics and neuroimaging studies, assessment techniques and treatment studies to provide an overview of the various aspects of DLD.
This accessible guide to Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), an effective therapeutic approach which focuses on strengths and achievements, provides a practical introduction to what SFBT is and how to use it with clients. Barry Winbolt leads the reader through the principles, techniques and steps involved in the approach.
Discusses a plurality of occupation-based approaches that explicitly acknowledge the full potential of the art and science of occupational therapy. This title demonstrates occupational therapies far more than, as some critical views have suggested, a monoculture of practice rooted in Western modernity.
This is the first book to look at the practical skills specific to Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, making it ideal for trainees preparing to practice in today's busy and often time-limited health and social care settings.
Now revised and updated into a sixth edition, this pocket-size resource includes the latest information in the field of occupational therapy. It remains the only comprehensive dictionary available specifically for occupational therapy. Conveniently sized, this dictionary provides a quick reference to words, their definitions, and important resources used in daily practice and academic training.
A clear and concise introduction to the sensory system, highlighting how it can differ in children. Using professional observation reports as examples, the book demonstrates how differing sensory thresholds affect the behaviour of children and gives practical recommendations for each case.
The NEW edition of this best-selling textbook now takes a more evidence-based approach. Outlining the theory and practice of occupational therapy, the emphasis throughout is on the need for clear aims of treatment within a sound theoretical framework. It is still essential reading for students and lecturers in occcupational therapy at all levels.
In occupational therapy practice, well designed groups represent social and cultural contexts for occupational performance in everyday life. Group Dynamics in Occupational Therapy, the best-selling text for over 21 years by Marilyn B. Cole, offers strategies and learning tools to place clients in effective groups for enhanced therapeutic interventions.
A guide to the Dore programme, this book shows how to identify learning difficulties, explaining attention deficit disorder, autism and asperger's syndrome, and discusses cure. With examples, diagrams, and case studies, it includes advice and solutions, and chapters on how Toyah Wilcox and rugby star Kenny Logan conquered dyslexia.
Suitable for anyone coming to the subject of disability studies, this book tackles a wide range of issues in numerous succinct chapters written by contributing authors, many of whom are disabled themselves.
The link between occupational performance, mental health and offending behaviour is increasingly being recognized. Consequently the number of occupational therapists working with mentally disordered offenders is rising. This text has been written by forensic occupational therapists practising in the UK.
Helps you to master the skills you need to become competent in occupational therapy (OT) or as an occupational therapy assistant (OTA). This title covers anatomy, assessment tools, screening tools, and more.
Presents the application of the model of cognitive behavioural intervention in the practice of physiotherapy and occupational therapy addressing a range of clinical problems. This book aims to increase knowledge and awareness of how CBT can be applied within a theoretical framework from which physiotherapists and occupational therapists work.
Now in its second edition, this is the only book on occupational therapy in oncology and palliative care. It has been thoroughly updated, contains new chapters, and like the first edition will appeal to a range of allied health professionals working with patients with a life-threatening illness.
The practice of OT continues to be influenced by greater awareness of the needs of children with disabilities, expansion of the theory and practice of psychology, medical science and occupational therapy, and the impact of twentieth century technology on the diagnosis, care and treatment of children.
Reveals advances in the evidence based Solution-focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) approach. This title discusses the developments in the fields of family therapy, brief therapy, and psychotherapy training and practice. It is suitable for psychotherapists, counselors, human services personnel, health care workers, and teachers.
Claire Craig explores how professionals working with groups can use photography to promote self-exploration and positive change. She explains how the technique works, who it can help, and how to set up and run a group. Each chapter revolves around a key theme, such as communication, reflection, relationship-building and self-esteem.
This resource comprises a collection of tried-and-tested activities for use with people in a range of care settings, to help them explore their knowledge of themselves and to make sense of their experiences. Among the issues addressed by the activities are exploring physical changes, emotional trauma, interpersonal problems and spiritual dilemmas.
Fully updated and revised, this 2nd edition considers older people as major clients of occupational therapy services. It inspires innovation in the practice of occupational therapy with older people, encompasses current theories and challenges, and provides detailed coverage of bodily structures, functions and pathologies.
Explores the political aspects of occupational therapy practice, developing this concept from the implications of occupational justice. The book discusses how practitioners may develop political awareness in order to achieve goals in community development, or towards occupational goals.