Therapeutic Recreation: An Introduction / Edition 3

Therapeutic Recreation: An Introduction / Edition 3

by David Austin, Michael E. Crawford
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205328296

ISBN-13: 9780205328291

Pub. Date: 12/08/2000

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

This comprehensive book is a helpful resource in understanding therapeutic recreation and the challenges presented by clients. Now in its third edition, this book is based upon a systematic approach to therapeutic recreation service. It combines knowledgefrom professionals in the field of therapeutic recreation with current research findings, case

Overview

This comprehensive book is a helpful resource in understanding therapeutic recreation and the challenges presented by clients. Now in its third edition, this book is based upon a systematic approach to therapeutic recreation service. It combines knowledgefrom professionals in the field of therapeutic recreation with current research findings, case studies, and an accessible writing. For anyone with an interest in therapeutic recreation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205328291
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
12/08/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Most chapters contain “Summary,” “Reading Comprehension Questions,” “Suggested Learning Activities,” and “References.”

Preface.

Contributors.

I.THEORETICAL OVERVIEW.

1.David R. Austin, Introduction and Overview.

Knowledge of Leisure as a Basis for Professional Practice.

Health.

Health, Activity, Recreation, Leisure, and Therapeutic Recreation.

Therapeutic Recreation and Special Recreation.

Tenets Basic to Therapeutic Recreation Practice.

Kindred Professions.

Range and Scope of Therapeutic Recreation Services.

Competencies Needed by Therapeutic Recreation Specialists.

Plan for the Book.

2.Michael E. Crawford, Organization and Formation of the Profession.

Historical Roots.

The Beginning of Modern Therapeutic Recreation Services.

The Growth of Therapeutic Recreation as a Profession.

3.David R. Austin, The Therapeutic Recreation Process.

Definition of Therapeutic Recreation and the TR Process.

Introduction to the Therapeutic Recreation Process.

Some Comments on the TR Process.

II.SPECIAL AREAS OF PRACTICE.

4.Judy Sottile Kinney and W.B. (Terry) Kinney, Psychiatry and Mental Health.

Classification of Psychiatric Disorders.

Prevalence of Mental Disturbance.

Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation.

Common Service Settings.

Current Best Practices and Procedures.

Application of the TR Process.

5.Gail E. McCall, Corrections and Social Deviance.

Introduction to Corrections.

Introduction to Social Deviance.

Terminology.

Classification of Offenders.

Description of Limitations.

Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation.

Common Service Settings.

Current Best Practices and Procedures.

Application of the TR Process.

Trends and Issues.

6.Robin Kunstler, Substance Abuse.

Classification of Drugs.

Description of Limitations.

Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation.

Common Service Settings.

Current Best Practices and Procedures.

Evaluation Procedures.

Application of the TR Process.

Trends and Issues.

7.Barbara A. Hawkins, Autism.

Definition of Autism.

Classification of Autism.

Description of Limitations.

Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation.

Common Service Settings.

Current Best Practices and Procedures.

Applications of the TR Process.

Trends and Issues.

8.John Dattilo and Nathalie Guerin, Mental Retardation.

Definition of Mental Retardation.

Classification System for Mental Retardation.

Supports Needed for People with Mental Retardation.

Description of Limitations.

Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation.

Common Service Settings.

Current Best Practices and Procedures.

Application of the TR Process.

Trends and Issues.

9.Stuart J. Schleien, Maurice K. Fahnestock, and Kimberly D. Miller, Severe Multiple Disabilities.

Definition of Severe Multiple Disabilities.

Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation.

Common Services Settings.

Current Best Practices and Procedures.

Application of the TR Process.

Trends and Issues.

10.Gail R. Levine, Neuromuscular Disorders.

Definition of Neuromuscular Disorders.

Classification of Disorders and Description of Limitations.

Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation.

Common Service Settings.

Current Best Practices and Procedures.

Applications of the TR Process.

Trends and Issues.

11.Miriam Leahey, Cognitive Rehabilitation.

Definition of Cognitive Rehabilitation.

Classification of Cognitive Therapies.

Description of Limitations.

Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation.

Common Service Settings.

Current Best Practices and Procedures.

Application of the TR Process.

Trends and Issues.

12.Michael L. Teague and Valerie L. McGhee, Geriatric Practice.

Definition of Aging.

Classification of Mental Impairments.

Medical Limitations.

Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation.

Common Service Settings.

Current Best Practices and Procedures.

Application of the TR Process.

Trends and Issues.

13.Jerry G. Dickason and Pat Higgs London, Pediatric Play.

Definitions of Pediatric Play.

Classification of Conditions.

Description of Limitations.

Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation.

Common Service Settings.

Current Best Practices and Procedures.

Application of the TR Process.

Trends and Issues.

14.Francis A. McGuire with Jane Young, Cardiac Rehabilitation.

Definition of Cardiac Diseases.

Classification of Cardiac Diseases.

Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation.

Common Service Settings.

Current Best Practices and Procedures.

Application of the TR Process.

Trends and Issues.

15.Mark R. James and Michael E. Crawford, Convulsive Disorders.

Definition of Convulsive Disorders/Epilepsy.

Classification of Seizure Disorders.

Description of Limitations.

Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation.

Common Service Settings.

Current Best Practices and Procedures.

Application of the TR Process.

Trends and Issues.

16.Arnold H. Grossman and Orazio (Ori) Carolea, HIV Disease.

Defining HIV and AIDS.

Classification of HIV Disease.

Description of Limitations.

Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation.

Common Service Settings.

Psychosocial Issues of Working with People with HIV/AIDS.

Current Best Practices and Procedures.

Application of the TR Process.

Evaluation.

Trends and Issues.

III.PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE CONCERNS

17.Judith E. Voelkl and Sandra Negley, Management, Consultation, and Research.

Management, Consultation, and Research.

18.Michael E. Crawford, Issues and Trends.

External Forces Shaping Therapeutic Recreation.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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