Psychosocial Occupational Therapy: A Holistic Approach / Edition 2

Psychosocial Occupational Therapy: A Holistic Approach / Edition 2

by Franklin Stein
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Psychosocial Occupational Therapy: A Holistic Approach / Edition 2

Occupational therapists, those in psychosocial practice and students preparing for careers in both areas will appreciate the way in which Psychosocial Occupational Therapy: A Holistic Approach, 2E incorporates theory, research and clinical practice. A discussion of the history of occupational therapy and its evolution within the psychosocial practice provides a solid foundation for practical instruction regarding the development of therapeutic treatments, use of psychotropic medicines, and the construction and evaluation of clinical research studies. Outlines for developing therapeutic treatments and examples illustrating ideas and techniques found throughout.
(key words: occupational therapy, occupational therapists, holistic, research)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900769300329
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 10/18/2001
Edition description: REV
Pages: 604
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Franklin Stein is Professor Emeritus of Occupational Therapy at the University of South Dakota and founding editor of Occupational Therapy International. Prior to coming to the University of South Dakota he was the Director of the School of Medical Rehabilitation at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, Director of the Occupational Therapy Program at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and Associate Professor, Graduate Division at Sargent College, Boston University. He is the co-author of several textbooks and has written over 50 articles in journals and books related to rehabilitation and psychosocial research. He has presented more than a hundred seminars, workshops, institutes, short courses and research papers at national and international conferences.

Susan K. Cutler, Ph.D., NCSP, ABSNP, received a Ph.D. in special education with a minor in neuropsychology from the University of New Mexico in 1993. Although she has recently retired from teaching at the university level, she will continue to work in private practice as a school psychologist. At present, she assesses students in an Ojibwe tribal school and at charter schools in Northern Minnesota. She holds national certification in school psychology and is pursuing further training in the field of school neuropsychology. Dr. Cutler is a national and international conference speaker in the field of special education, and assessment. Her focus is on helping parents and teachers use formal and informal assessment to develop appropriate educational programs and interventions for students who struggle in school. She has co-authored three books with Frank Stein.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Editionix
Preface to the First Edition with Revisionxi
Disablement Theory from World Health Organization (WHO)xiii
1Introduction to the Holistic Approach in Psychosocial Practice1
2A Short History of the Treatment of Individuals with Mental Illness and the Emergence of Occupational Therapy27
3The Community Care Model and the Roles of the Occupational Therapist and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA): 1960-200065
4Theoretical Models Underlying the Clinical Practice of Psychosocial Occupational Therapy109
5The Occupational Therapy Treatment Process: The Basis for Achieving Positive Mental Health Goals187
6Evaluation and Assessment of the Individual with Psychosocial Dysfunction241
7Medications Related to Psychosocial Issues301
8Applying the Group Process to Psychosocial Occupational Therapy359
9Vocational Exploration and Employment and Psychosocial Disabilities391
10Stress Management, Biofeedback, and Relaxation Techniques417
11Leisure-Time Occupations, Self-Care, and Social Skills Training463
12Exercise, Nutrition, and Alternative Treatment Techniques497
13Creative and Expressive Arts and Their Application to Psychosocial Treatment539
14Quality Assurance, Continuous Quality Improvement, Reimbursement, and Documentation559
15Evaluating and Designing Clinical Research Studies591
Appendix ADiagnosis of Mental Disorders639
Appendix BSeverity of Psychosocial Stressors and Level of Functioning645
Appendix CRole Delineation of COTA647
Appendix DUseful Internet Sites653
Appendix ECalories Expended per Hour for Typical Activities655

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