Occupational Group Therapy by Rosemary CrouchOccupational Group Therapy helps group leaders achieve a higher and more dynamic level of therapeutic intervention, gain a better understanding of foundational concepts and research, and utilise active techniques that have meaningful and lasting effects on their clients. This practical guide encourages readers to use and develop their skills creatively in a range of interventions, including hospital-based work with acutely ill clients, physical acute care, and rehabilitation. The text presents both the theoretical background and practical applications of occupational group therapy: core skills and concepts, styles of group leadership, clinical and ethical reasoning, and different models of therapy such as the functional group model, the model of human occupation (MOHO), and the occupational therapy interactive group model (OTIGM), alongside warm-up and ice-breaker techniques, role-play exercises, assertiveness and social skills training strategies, guidance on using psychodrama and the therapeutic spiral model (TSM) in group settings, and more. Develops the skills and self-confidence occupational therapists need to be effective group leaders Covers the functional and performance aspects necessary for occupational therapy intervention, including client handling, and structuring and communication skills. Discusses new ways of addressing common concerns and issues in various intervention settings Offers ideas and techniques for using higher-level interventions, such as psychodrama and the Therapeutic Spiral model Helps readers to design effective group experiences that allow their clients to "work on themselves" both inside and outside of the group Written by an esteemed expert with decades of practical experience in the field, with a chapter from Louise Fouché, an accomplished occupational group therapist and developer of OTIGM, and foreword by Professor Emerita Sharon Brintnell, former President of World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT): Occupational Group Therapy is a must-have teaching manual and guide for undergraduate and post-graduate occupational therapy students, and for practitioners looking to increase their use of group work as a therapeutic intervention.
Call Number: OhioLINK eBook
Publication Date: 2021-04-14
Occupational Therapy: A Guide for Prospective Students, Consumers and Advocates by Franklin Stein; Kathlyn L. ReedA helpful resource that explains occupational therapy for students, clients, families, school counselors, and health professionals, Occupational Therapy: A Guide for Prospective Students, Consumers, and Advocates provides an understanding of what occupational therapists do to help people function in everyday activities. Written by esteemed authors Drs. Franklin Stein and Kathlyn Louise Reed, Occupational Therapy: A Guide for Prospective Students, Consumers, and Advocates explains one of the fastest growing professions in the world. Featuring information on the specific interventions used in daily work, the educational requirements for becoming an occupational therapist, and the clinical settings where occupational therapists work, this book is the perfect introduction to the profession. Chapters are designed to educate prospective students about occupational therapy as well as the personal qualities needed to be an effective clinician. Detailed information is included with up-to-date facts great for sharing with those interested in this career. A glossary of terms at the conclusion assists students, consumers, and advocates who want to better understand the profession. Topics include: Defining occupational therapy Typical occupational therapy curricula at the professional and assistant levels Comparing occupational therapy with similar health professions A short history of occupational therapy Professional codes of ethics Occupational therapy clients The perfect companion book for any aspiring student or interested health professional, Occupational Therapy: A Guide for Prospective Students, Consumers, and Advocates is a great resource for all things occupational therapy.
Call Number: Ebsco e-book
Publication Date: 2020-12-30
Occupational Therapy Placements : A Pocket Guide by Terri GrantA handy pocket guide to help occupational therapy students prepare for their practice placements. Occupational Therapy placements can be daunting – you'll be working in a range of settings and supporting individuals with a variety of conditions. There are new colleagues to work with, and newly learned theory to put into practice. This pocket guide is designed to make your placements much more enjoyable and less stressful. From basic equipment to role emerging placements, via positive risk taking, it's full of practical detail, hints and tips. Written by a senior lecturer with key input from students – this guidance is really produced with you in mind. Pocket-sized format – carry it with you at all times. Space to make your own notes – be it uniform policy, new terminology, or just the names of your new colleagues! Reduce your stress and make the most of your placements by having this book to hand from the start.
This text, the first in a series on telehealth by AOTA, acknowledges that telehealth is a critical part of school-based occupational therapy. It equips practitioners to effectively bridge the digital divide, ensure equitable access to services, determine whether telehealth is an appropriate fit, and work with caregivers for the best possible outcomes.
Children and adults with complex trauma histories need to feel safe, be able to regulate emotions, develop relationships, and gain mastery over their environment and important occupations. Occupational therapy practitioners are valuable members of the complex trauma treatment team because of their expertise in the cognitive, social, emotional, and sensory components of occupation. This comprehensive text guides occupational therapy practitioners in applying trauma-informed care with their clients across contexts with evidence-based models of assessment and intervention.