Working with Children and Adolescents: A Guide for the Occupational Therapy Assistant / Edition 1

Working with Children and Adolescents: A Guide for the Occupational Therapy Assistant / Edition 1

by Janet V. DeLany, Margaret J. Pendzick, Janet DeLany, Dorothy Davis Rockwell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131719173

ISBN-13: 9780131719170

Pub. Date: 01/11/2008

Publisher: Pearson

This book is a valuable resource for directing the clinical reasoning of occupational therapy assistants as they prepare to provide services to children and adolescents. Divided into 4 sections, this book explains best- practice occupational therapy services based on knowledge about occupations, occupation based and non-occupation based conceptual models, and the

Overview

This book is a valuable resource for directing the clinical reasoning of occupational therapy assistants as they prepare to provide services to children and adolescents. Divided into 4 sections, this book explains best- practice occupational therapy services based on knowledge about occupations, occupation based and non-occupation based conceptual models, and the occupational development of children and adolescents. Through the use of multiple vignettes and case studies, the occupational therapy assistants learn how to implement interventions for children and adolescents who are experiencing specific health and learning challenges. Reflection and application questions at the end of each chapter reinforce text content.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131719170
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/11/2008
Series:
Pearson Custom Health Professions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
737,209
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Overview of Occupational Therapy

Chapter 1- Understanding the Domain and Process of Occupational Therapy

Chapter 2- Occupation Based Theories and Conceptual Models Guiding Practice

Chapter 3- Non-Occupation Based Frames of Reference Guiding Practice

Chapter 4-Role of the Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Assistant in Various Practice Settings

Section II - Occupations of Children and Adolescents

Chapter 5- Developmental Influences on the Occupations of Infants and Toddlers

Chapter 6- Developmental Influences on the Occupations of Young Children

Chapter 7- Developmental Influences on the Occupations of School Age Children

Chapter 8- Developmental Influences on the Occupations of Adolescents

Section III — Applying The Occupational Therapy Process

Chapter 9- Evaluation of Children and Adolescents — General Principles

Chapter 10- Interventions for Children and Adolescents — General Principles

Chapter 11 — Documenting the Occupational Therapy Process and Outcomes

Chapter 12 — Interventions for Activities of Daily Living

Chapter 13 — Interventions for Instrumental Activities of Daily Living

Chapter 14 — Interventions for Education and Work

Chapter 15 — Interventions for Play, Leisure, and Social Participation

Section IV — Implementing Occupational Therapy Interventions for Children and Adolescents

Chapter 16 — Children and Adolescents with Cognitive Challenges

Chapter 17 — Children and Adolescents with Psychosocial and Emotional Challenges

Chapter 18 — Children and Adolescents with Orthopedic and Muscular Conditions

Chapter 19 — Children and Adolescents with Neural Tube Defects

Chapter 20 — Children and Adolescents with Neurological Challenges — Cerebral Palsy

Chapter 21 — Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Chapter 22 — Children and Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Learning Disabilities

Appendices:

Appendix A: Developmental Charts

Appendix B: Reflexes, Righting and Equilibrium Reactions

Appendix C: Sequence of Grasp

Appendix D: Legislation

Appendix E: Web resources

Glossary

Index

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