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.
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.
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 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.
A practical textbook which provides occupational therapists working in this area with a theoretical framework for practice. It outlines the work of the occupational therapist in this area of mental health and introduces a variety of theoretical approaches and therapeutic interventions used with child and adolescent mental health clients.
Focuses on the theory of occupational therapy (OT). This book looks at the OT management of specific conditions and at the 4 core processes which form the basis of practice of OT: assessment and evaluation of individual potential and performance, occupational analysis and adaptation, environmental analysis adaptation and therapeutic use of self.
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.
Focuses on occupational therapy for physical dysfunction. This text provides a view of the field - from theoretical rationale to evaluation, treatment, and follow-up. Through the Occupational Functioning Model (OFM), it emphasize the conceptual foundation and scientific basis for practice.
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.
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.
Children and adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) are among the most marginalised people in society. They have some of the highest support needs and are most reliant on services.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
* Translates the rhetoric of evidence-based practice into real clinical settings * Allows students and practitioners to engage more readily with best practice * Includes worked examples in case study format * Provides coverage that spans a range of client groups and settings .
Provides a comprehensive overview of theories and frames of reference in occupational therapy. The origins of each frame is included as well as their objectives, function-dysfunction continuum, and views of change and motivation. The text also includes practical guidelines to assist with evaluation and treatment planning.
Uncovers a different way to understand health by exploring the physical, social, mental, environmental, and spiritual dimensions that lead to or result from occupation. This book is useful for clinicians and students of occupational therapy, as well as other professionals working in public health.
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.
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.
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.
Traces the historical development of the foundations of modern occupational therapy theory; examines its status; and, looks to its future. This title compares and contrasts eight well-known models, using diagrams to illustrate their practical applications and to highlight their similarities and differences.
Bridges the gap between theorists and practitioners. This guide focuses on the relevance and logic of research to provide a practical, demystified approach to conducting applied research in the field for graduate students and clinicians.
Offers an introduction to phonetics in a presentation that equips the communication disorders student to deal with the wide range of speech types that will be encountered in a clinic. This work examines speech acoustics, with illustrations of sample spectrograms in traditional articulatory drawings. It is accompanied by a CD of sound examples.
This book provides a straightforward route into the essentials of keeping a personal development portfolio or reflective journal for all counselling and psychotherapy trainees, whether they are approaching the topic from a psychodynamic, person-centred or CBT perspective.
Occupational Therapy in Orthopaedics and Trauma is a practical, evidence-based resource for professionals working with this specific client group. Written by a team of expert and specialist contributors, the book is divided into two sections, Orthopaedics and Trauma, for ease of reference.
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.