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Therapeutic Recreation Program Design uses the most up-to-date information and powerful study tools to help readers learn how to synthesize different elements of therapeutic recreation into one cohesive program. The Fifth Edition features an improved organization that guides students through the theory and practice of therapeutic recreation programming in a way that fully prepares them to work effectively in the industry. Conceptual Foundations: The Basis for Service Development and Delivery, The Leisure Ability Model, Therapeutic Recreation Services: Important Considerations, Therapeutic Recreation Accountability Model, Comprehensive Program Design, Specific Program Design, Activity Analysis, Activity Selection and Implementation, Treatment and Diagnostic Protocols, Client Assessment, Client Documentation, Program and Client Evaluation, Professionalism and Accountability: Challenges for the Future. Intended for those interested in learning the basics of therapeutic recreation program design.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131392656
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 5/25/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 283
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Norma Stumbo is a respected author and educator at the leading edge of the therapeutic recreation field, and has been the lead author on Therapeutic Recreation Program Design since the third edition. She boasts the highest name recognition in the world in the TR field. A prolific writer and researcher, Stumbo has received numerous awards throughout her career, such as the Presidential Citation from the National Therapeutic Recreation Society (2006), the Jorndt Outstanding Graduate Student/Faculty Mentor Award (Illinois State University, 2004), and the Outstanding University Researcher Award (Illinois State University, 1998). She taught for more than two decades at Illinois State University and is currently coordinating a National Science Foundation grant at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Carol Peterson is another universally-known name in the field of therapeutic recreation. She has spent over 20 years as a university faculty member in the discipline. Her text, Therapeutic Recreation Program Design, is considered the Bible of therapeutic recreation. She is a founding member of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association and was president of the National Therapeutic Recreation Society from 1980-81. She is the former Dean of the College of Human Performance and Development at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is now retired, but is actively engaged in professional development of current TR practitioners through workshops and presentations.

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Table of Contents

Foreword     ix
Preface     xi
Conceptual Foundations: The Basis for Service Development and Delivery     1
Health, Wellness, and Quality of Life     2
Leisure-Related Concepts and Benefits     5
The Concept of Leisure Lifestyle     13
Concepts Related to Leisure Behavior     16
Summary     22
Discussion Questions     22
References     23
The Leisure Ability Model     27
Services Based on Client Needs     27
Rationale for Therapeutic Recreation Services     28
Clients of Therapeutic Recreation Services     30
Therapeutic Recreation Service Settings     31
The Leisure Ability Model     33
A Client-Oriented Approach to Therapeutic Recreation     35
Functional Intervention as a Component of Therapeutic Recreation Service     36
Leisure Education as a Component of Therapeutic Recreation Service     42
Recreation Participation as a Component of Therapeutic Recreation Service     62
Examples of the Leisure Ability Model in Practice     68
Leisure Ability as a Holistic Approach     69
Leisure Ability as an Outcome     70
Summary     70
Discussion Questions     71
References     71
Important Aspects of Therapeutic Recreation Services     73
Accountability for Therapeutic Recreation Service Provision     73
Client Outcomes     74
Intervention as a Means for Creating and Measuring Client Change     79
Systematic Program Design     80
Therapeutic Recreation Intervention "Best Practices"     82
Systems Design and Therapeutic Recreation Intervention     85
Summary     87
Discussion Questions     87
References     88
Therapeutic Recreation Accountability Model     91
Factors Affecting Service Accountability     91
The Therapeutic Recreation Accountability Model     95
Summary     103
Discussion Questions     104
References     104
Comprehensive Program Design     107
Client Needs and Outcomes     107
Benefits of Comprehensive and Specific Program Design     109
Therapeutic Recreation Program Planning Model     109
Other Comprehensive Program Documentation Issues     132
Summary     136
Discussion Questions     137
References      137
Specific Program Design     139
The Program Plan     142
The Implementation Plan     164
The Implementation Description     172
Summary     174
Discussion Questions     175
References     175
Activity Analysis     176
Benefits of Activity Analysis     178
Overview of Activity Analysis     180
Principles of Activity Analysis     181
The Activity Analysis Rating Form     181
Using the Activity Analysis Rating Form     198
Activity Selection Factors     199
Activity Modification     200
Task Analysis     206
Summary     208
Discussion Questions     208
References     208
Activity Selection and Implementation     209
Client Outcomes     209
Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Competencies     212
Factors Influencing Selection of Activities     213
Examples of Activity Selection     222
Selecting Activities Based on Client Goals     224
Selecting Client Goals Based on Activities     225
Activity Resources     226
Summary      227
Discussion Questions     227
Treatment and Diagnostic Protocols     228
The Need for Standardized and Evidence-Based Practice     228
Related Terminology     230
Advantages of Standardized Protocols     232
Types of Protocols     234
Protocols in Therapeutic Recreation Services     234
Intervention/Treatment Protocols     235
Diagnostic Protocols     237
Relationship of Protocols to Program Design, Client Assessment, and Client Outcomes     240
Trends in TR Protocol Development     246
Summary     246
Discussion Questions     246
References     247
Client Assessment     249
Purposes and Uses of Assessment     249
Definition of Client Assessment     251
Principles of Therapeutic Recreation Client Assessment     251
Relationship between Client Assessment and Program Placement     254
Cultural Competence in Client Assessment     257
Computerized Client Assessment     258
Assessment as a Measurement Tool     259
Client Assessment as a Systematic Process     268
The Assessment Planning Process     269
The Assessment Implementation Process     283
Issues Surrounding Client Assessment     292
Thoughts about Activity Interest Inventories     294
Examples of Commercial Therapeutic Recreation Assessments     294
Summary     296
Discussion Questions     297
References     298
Client Documentation     300
Types of Documentation     300
Rationale for Quality Documentation     302
Electronic Health Records     306
Basic Types of Client Documentation     307
Principles of Quality Client Documentation     307
Common Methods of Charting     311
Treatment Plans     319
Progress Notes     340
Discharge and Referral Summaries     346
Incident Reports     347
Summary     348
Discussion Questions     349
References     350
Program and Client Evaluation     351
Evaluation as a Management Tool     351
Definition of Evaluation     352
A Generic Evaluation Design Model     354
Client Evaluation     362
Specific Program Evaluation     367
Comprehensive Program Evaluation      373
Efficacy Research     380
Summary     382
Discussion Questions     382
References     383
Professionalism and Accountability: Challenges for the Future     386
Useful Resources     391
Summary     397
Discussion Questions     397
References     397
Relaxation: A Program System     398
Social Behaviors: A Program System     434
Therapeutic Recreation Assessment Instruments     454
Common Medical Abbreviations     461
Glossary     468
Index     475
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