* 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 .
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.
This book is a collection of essays on occupational therapy theory and its application in practice. They represent the reflections, on aspects of occupational therapy, of experts in their own fields who are at the cutting edge of theory development.
Arts Approaches to Conflict explores how various arts approaches can both raise our understanding of conflict and lead to its constructive resolution. Practitioners and experts from a wide range of art forms examine their own fields as approaches to conflict. It is fascinating and eye-opening reading for students and practitioners.
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.
This book introduces the occupational therapist to the practice of vocational rehabilitation. As rehabilitation specialists, Occupational Therapists work in a range of diverse settings with clients who have a variety of physical, emotional and psychological conditions.
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.
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.
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.
Solution-focused brief therapy uses techniques underpinned by theoretical assumptions about people and what is helpful in promoting change through empowering them to take responsibility for their lives. This book provides practice examples to different professional contexts. It contains exercises that help to illustrate how the approach works.
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.
This text asserts the value of problem solving within a holistic approach to human communication, which considers culture, ethnicity and psychosocial issues. It is concerned with drawing out commonalities that exist in practice with people with a range of communication disabilities.