Applied Theories in Occupational Therapy: A Practical Approach provides a comprehensive overview of theories and frames of reference in occupational therapy. Unlike other texts, there are no distinctions between specialty areas, as current and developing theories are applied to a continuum of health and wellness for all populations across the lifespan. Practical guidelines are included to assist with evaluation and intervention strategies. Marilyn B. Cole and Roseanna Tufano examine the different levels of theory, the definition of each, and the various ways in which these levels guide occupational therapy practice. This timely text is divided into three sections: foundational theories that underlie occupational therapy practice, occupation-based models, and frames of reference. Students and practitioners are provided with specific guidelines as well as case examples and learning exercises to enhance their understanding of applied theory. The first section summarizes the overarching theories that influence the practice of occupational therapy while incorporating the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework. These theories are discussed in a step-by-step format as they are related to occupational therapy. The second section reviews five currently used occupation-based models, providing readers with a description of each model according to Mosey's organization structure. At the end of this section is an integrative case example intended to assist with the clinical integration of these models. The third section reviews and applies nine frames of reference most commonly used in occupational therapy practice today. Using the structured outline, students and practitioners can easily compare one frame of reference with another as part of the clinical reasoning response. Topics Covered: • Evolution and history of occupational therapy theory • Proposed taxonomy of occupational therapy models and frames of reference • Understanding systems and contexts • Using different levels of theory • The role of occupational therapy in health and well being Features: • Content analysis of 20 years of Slagle Lectures • U.S. and International models of health care • A review of systems theory as a perspective of occupational therapy practice • An organizational structure and template to formulate the components of each model and frame of reference Applied Theories in Occupational Therapy follows the belief that theory guides practice. This text provides practitioners with an excellent repertoire of theories to apply to occupational therapy practice. It is the ideal resource for students and practicing therapists who are looking to further their understanding of applied theory.
"Building on the original seven steps for learning group leadership, and keeping with the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, Third Edition, this text examines group dynamics from a therapeutic and wellness perspective. It reviews descriptions of how Occupational Therapy group leaders apply multiple levels of professional reasoning to maximize the therapeutic value of group interactions. Recent examples and evidence are also included in this Fifth Edition to reflect the design and use of groups for evaluation and intervention within the newly evolving paradigm of occupational therapy"--Provided by publisher.
Author: Charles H. Christiansen, Julie D. Bass, Carolyn M. Baum
Occupational Therapy: Performance, Participation, and Well-Being, Fourth Edition, is a comprehensive occupational therapy text that introduces students to core knowledge in the profession and the foundations of practice--the occupations, person factors, and environment factors that support performance, participation, and well-being. Editors, Drs. Charles H. Christiansen, Carolyn M. Baum, and Julie D. Bass, are joined by more than 40 international scholars who bring students, faculty, and practitioners the evidence that supports occupational therapy practice. The PEOP Model 4th Edition is featured as an exemplar of a person-environment-occupation model and provides a valuable roadmap for understanding key concepts and developing strong clinical reasoning skills in the occupational therapy process. Features: Examines the theories, models, frameworks, and classifications that support contemporary knowledge of person, environment, and occupational factors. Presents detailed chapters on the occupations of children and youth, adults, older adults, organizations, and populations Provides extensive coverage of the person factors (psychological, cognition, sensory, motor, physiological, spirituality) and environment factors (culture, social, physical, policy, technology) that support occupational performance Includes exceptional content on the essentials of professional practice - therapeutic use of self, evidence-based practice, professionalism, lifelong development, ethics, business fundamentals, and critical concepts Builds clear links with the AOTA's Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, Third Edition; International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, and accreditation standards for entry-level occupational therapy programs. Introduces emerging practice areas of self-management, community-based practice, technology, and teaching/learning and opportunities to work with organizations and populations Incorporates international and global perspectives on core knowledge and occupational therapy practice. Documents assessments, interventions, resources, and evidence in user-friendly tables Uses simple and complex cases to illustrate key concepts and ideas. New and Updated Sections in the Fourth Edition: Individual chapters on each person factor and environmental factor and occupations across the lifespan Expanded coverage of approaches for organizations and populations and entry-level professional skills Consistent framework of tables and language across chapters and sections. Additional teaching materials in the www.efacultylounge.com including PowerPoint presentations
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.
Elder Care in Occupational Therapy has been extensively revised into a new and completely updated second edition. This pragmatic text presents up-to-date information in a user-friendly format that seamlessly flows from one subject to the next. From wellness to hospice, Elder Care in Occupational Therapy, Second Edition offers a broad yet detailed discussion of occupational therapy practice that is devoted to older adults. A wide variety of topics are covered in a concise format, such as historical perspectives, theoretical insights, the aging process, and current interventional strategies, to name a few. Twenty informative appendices are also included that clarify issues such as Medicare coverage, community and clinical living arrangements, client-centered practice, exercise programs, evidence-based practice, and a summary of the newly adopted Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process. Additional features: Contains information about the most advanced scientific achievements that can ultimately affect occupational therapy. Lists new and updated resource materials. Presents case studies that provide theoretical considerations and Intervention methods. Clearly discusses exciting and new venues for occupational therapy programming. Explains fundamentals of documentation and current reimbursement issues. Perfect for the student or clinician, Elder Care in Occupational Therapy, Second Edition provides classic, professional information on theory, disease entities, and intervention in a comprehensive format.
This textbook explores recent theoretical models that enable occupational therapists to practice and interact with families in a more holistic and occupation-centered manner. It offers the latest information on viewing the broader contexts of environment and family in order to meet diverse occupational needs in a range of settings. The editor presents a variety of case scenarios that feature culturally diverse populations and varying diagnoses of children with occupational needs. With contributions from 11 leaders in occupational therapy, this comprehensive text is designed to increase awareness and understanding of theoretical models and their relationship to current occupational therapy practice with today's children and families. Traditional frames of reference in pediatric practice are explored, including sensory integration and neurodevelopmental treatment. Some current theoretical models discussed include the Model of Human Occupation, the Person-Environment-Occupation model, the Ecology of Human Performance model, and the Occupational Adaptation model. The new Occupational Therapy Practice Framework is incorporated throughout the text. Overall the textbook employs a practical approach to this significant aspect of pediatric practice in occupational therapy.
"This book is written for occupational therapists and occupational therapy students. The purpose of this book is to explore and explain how movement occurs from a musculoskeletal orientation. This text does not discuss the influence and contribution of the sensory system, nervous systems, volition, or cognition on the production of movement, although these are clearly vital parts of movement. This text includes descriptions of how joints, muscles, and bones all interact to produce movement. General information about muscles and assessment of strength, as well as joints and assessment of joint motion, are contained in two chapters that will elucidate this idea of movement. There are six chapters devoted to how movement is produced at each joint (shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, lower extremity, and posture). Being able to visualize the internal mechanisms of joint movement and to accurately assess observable joint characteristics is an important part of understanding movement. In order to understand how movement is produced, kinesiology concepts are explained with regard to forces acting on the body and how these forces influence not only movement but ultimately our intervention with clients. Because this book is written for occupational therapists, the first chapter briefly explains concepts particularly related to the profession of occupational therapy. Terminology is defined according to Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process as well as International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) terminology"--Provided by publisher.
The Framework, an official AOTA document, presents a summary of interrelated constructs that define and guide occupational therapy practice. The Framework was developed to articulate occupational therapy's contribution to promoting the health and participation of people, organizations, and populations through engagement in occupation. The revisions included in this second edition are intended to refine the document and include language and concepts relevant to current and emerging occupational therapy practice. Implicit within this summary are the profession's core beliefs in the positive relationship between occupation and health and its view of people as occupational beings. Numerous resource materials include a glossary, references and a bibliography, as well as a table of changes between the editions.
This book is a succinct and practical guide for students and practitioners applying occupational therapy models in the field. It provides an overview of the common models in practice and bridges the gap between theoretical texts on conceptual models and the immediate demands of practice. It describes occupational therapists' use of models within the realities of practice in a variety of contexts and takes the approach that practice models can be used as tools to guide clinical reasoning. Single page of clinical reasoning for each model provides aide memoire for undergraduate study and students on clinical placements. Analysis of 6 case studies from perspective of each model with a grid demonstrating the model's application for each case study at the end of each chapter illustrates use of models within a practice context. Description of historical and cultural context of each model's development enhance students' understanding. Examples of where models have been used inappropriately and the consequences of this and how it might relate to clinical reasoning aid understanding. Grid at end of book summarising the application of each model for each case study allows students to compare and contrast the efficacy of each model in different contexts.
Author: Virginia Anne Metaxas Quiroga
Publisher: Amer Occupational Therapy Assn
Ever since the occupational therapy profession emerged in the 1910s, it has had to explain itself to the world of medicine and to the public. The word therapy seems to have been understood easily; the word occupation has been more troublesome. In the early part of the 20th century, with its new focus on science and medicine, many interpreted it to mean vocational. But to the early occupational therapists it meant more than that. They took a holistic approach to health care, believing that, to achieve good health, a patient had to engage the body, mind, and spirit in the process of healing. For occupational therapists, today's world parallels that of a century ago. By studying the legacy of experience left by the profession's founders and immediate successors, readers can learn about their creativeness under dire conditions, which produced concepts and ideas that can enlighten us today. This book offers substantial knowledge and inspiration that enhances our competence, understanding, and courage.
Clinical Reasoning in Occupational Therapy is a key text for occupational therapy students and practitioners. Written by an internationally renowned group of clinicians, educators and academics and with a central case study running throughout, the book covers the theory and practice of the following key topics: Working and Thinking in Different Contexts; Teaching as Reasoning; Ethical Reasoning; Diversity in Reasoning; Working and Thinking within 'Evidence Frameworks'; Experience as a Framework; The Client. FEATURES includes case studies problem-solving framework questions at the end of each chapter commentaries on key topics relates theory to practice
Model of Human Occupation
Author: Gary Kielhofner
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Model of Human Occupation, Fourth Edition offers a complete and current presentation of the most widely used model in occupational therapy, and delivers the latest in MOHO theory, research, and application to practice. This authoritative text explores what motivates individuals, how they select occupations and establish everyday routines, how environment influences occupational behavior, and more. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Case Vignettes that illustrate key concepts that students need to know Case Studies that help students apply the model to practice Chapter on evidence based practice (ch. 25) Chapter on World Health Organization and AOTA practice framework and language links the MOHO model to two widely used frameworks (ch. 27) Photographs of real patients help bring the concepts and cases to life
Adult Physical Conditions
Author: Amy J Mahle, Amber L Ward
Publisher: F.A. Davis
The go-to text/reference for class, clinical, and practice! A who’s who of experts and educators brings you practical, in-depth coverage of the most common adult conditions and the corresponding evidence-based occupational therapy interventions. Written for OTAs to meet their unique needs, this approach combines theory with the practical, evidence-based functional content that develops the critical-thinking and clinical-reasoning skills that are the foundation for professional, knowledgeable, creative, and competent practice.
This occupational therapy manual instructs students in the use of assessment tools when evaluating the range of motion and strength of clients, yet emphasizes the time efficiency required in today's healthcare environment. Students learn to screen clients for strength and motion deficits using functional observation and to formulate appropriate intervention plans through gross manual muscle assessment. Students also receive instruction in methods of isolated manual muscle testing and when it is appropriate to progress to this specific assessment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Now in its fifth edition, this seminal textbook for occupational therapy students and practitioners has retained the comprehensive detail of previous editions with significant updates, including the recovery approach informed by a social perspective. Emerging settings for practice are explored and many more service users have been involved as authors, writing commentaries on 14 chapters. All chapters are revised and there are also new chapters, such as mental health and wellbeing, professional accountability, intersectionality, green care and working with marginalized populations. Chapter 11 is written by two people who have received occupational therapy, examining different perspectives on the experience of using services. This edition is divided into clear sections, exploring theory and practice issues in detail. The first section covers the historical, theoretical and philosophical basis for occupational therapy in the promotion of mental health and wellbeing. The second section examines the occupational therapy process, followed by a third section on ensuring quality in contemporary practice. The fourth section offers insights into issues arising from the changing contexts for occupational therapy including an analysis of the implications for occupational therapy education. The fifth section has eight chapters on specific occupations that can be applied across the varied settings which are covered in the sixth and final section. Occupational Therapy and Mental Health is essential reading for students and practitioners across all areas of health and/or social care, in statutory, private or third (voluntary) sectors, and in institutional and community-based settings. Presents different theories and approaches Outlines the occupational therapy process Discusses the implications of a wide range of practice contexts Describes a broad range of techniques used by occupational therapists Provides many different perspectives through service user commentaries Coverage of trust as part of professional accountability, leadership, green care, ethical practice using a principled approach Additional and extended service user commentaries An editorial team selected and mentored by the retired editors, Jennifer Creek and Lesley Lougher