Occupational Therapy in Community-Based Practice Settings / Edition 1

Occupational Therapy in Community-Based Practice Settings / Edition 1

by Marjorie E. Scaffa
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F. A. Davis Company
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Occupational Therapy in Community-Based Practice Settings / Edition 1

This classroom text and reference provides an overview of community-based practice for the student and novice clinician. It reviews basic principles, legislation, and policy issues relevant to all community-based practice.

"This book is highly recommended not only to occupational therapy students and educators but to occupational therapy practitioners as well. For those employed in traditional hospital settings, the abundance of information may certainly help them expand their thinking about the scope of occupatonal therapy practice." -- Karen Butler, Volume 69, Number 5, Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, December 2002

"The text is easily readable and contains chapter key terms and learning objectives which help accentuate information. This text provides a much needed resource for occupational therapists who currently are, or plan to in the future, practice in the community." -- Peggy Wittman, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Occupational Therapy in Health Care Journal, Volume 16, Number 4, 2003

"Very comprehensive. Reviews a variety of possible settings for community practice and appears to cover the process from the beginning on through." -- Anne Marie Knecht, MA, OTR/L, Florida International University, Miami, FL

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803605596
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 03/28/2001
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Basic Principles and Relevant Issues

1. Community-Based Practice: Occupation in Context

2. Paradigm Shift: From the Medical Model to the Community Model

3. Public Health, Community Health, and Occupational Therapy

4. Theoretical Frameworks for Community-Based Practice

5. Legislation and Policy Issues

6. Program Development for Community Health: Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation Strategies

7. Accessibility Issues

Part 2: A Variety of Community-Based Practice Settings

8. Community-Based Work Programs

9. Adult Day-Care Programs

10. Independent Living Programs

11. Home Health

12. Specialized Practice in Home Health

13. Hospice

14. Early Intervention Programs

15. Community-Based Mental Health Services

16. Community-Based Approaches for Substance Use Disorders

Part 3: Looking Ahead

17. Future Directions in Community-Based Practice

18. Implications for Professional Education and Research

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