Occupational Therapy in the Promotion of Health and Wellness / Edition 1

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Here’s the very first text to address this evolving new area of OT practice! It teaches students about health promotion and prevention theory and practice from a wellness rather than an illness perspective. Using “cutting edge” examples, the authors explore how to incorporate this new paradigm into clinical practice and how to develop wellness interventions across the lifespan.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803611931
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 7/13/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1320
  • Sales rank: 262,003
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: Foundations and Key Concepts

  1. Historical and Philosophical Perspectives of Occupation Therapy’s Role in Health Promotion
  2. Occupational Therapy Conceptual Models for Health Promotion Practice
  3. Health Behavior Frameworks for Health Promotion Practice
  4. Public Health Principles, Approaches, and Initiatives
  5. Cultural and Sociological Considerations in Health Promotion
  6. Population Health: An Occupational Rationale
  7. Quality of Life and Health Promotion

SECTION II: Designing Health Promotion Interventions

  1. Occupational Justice
  2. Evaluation Principles in Health Promotion Practice
  3. Assessments for Health Promotion Practice
  4. Health Promotion Program
  5. Enhancing Community Health Through Community Partnerships

SECTION III: Occupational Therapy’s Contributions to Health Behavior Interventions

  1. Promoting Exercise and Physical Activity
  2. Weight Management and Obesity Reduction
  3. Preventing Substance Abuse in Adolescents and Adults
  4. Promoting Sexual Health: An Occupational Perspective
  5. Promoting Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing
  6. Unintentional Injury and Violence Prevention

SECTION IV: Health Promotion and Prevention From an Occupational Therapy Perspective

  1. Health Promotion for People With Disabilities
  2. Promoting Health and Occupational Participation With Caregivers
  3. Health Promotion for Families
  4. Health Promotion for Individuals and Families Who Are Homeless
  5. Promoting Successful Aging Through Occupation
  6. Preventing Falls Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults
  7. Promoting Wellness in End-of-Life Care

SECTION V: Implications for Occupational Therapy Education and Research

  1. Educating Practitioners for Health Promotion Practice
  2. Health Promotion Research in Occupational Therapy

Appendix A: Selection of Key Historical Highlights in Public Health

Appendix B: Summary of Recommendations of Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report

Appendix C: Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005 (USDA & USDHHS)

Appendix D: Recommended Computer Workstation Guidelines

Appendix E: Family Self-Analysis

Appendix F: Parent Tips for Child Success

Appendix G: Falls Prevention Assessment



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