Occupational Therapy (Performance, Participation, and Well-Being)
Author: Christiansen, Charles H.
Number Of Pages: 688
Release Date: 01-12-2014
Details: Product Description Occupational Therapy: Performance, Participation, and Well-Being, Fourth Edition, is a comprehensive occupational therapy text that introduces students to core knowledge in the profession and the foundations of practice—the occupations, person factors, and environment factors that support performance, participation, and well-being. Editors, Drs. Charles H. Christiansen, Carolyn M. Baum, and Julie D. Bass, are joined by more than 40 international scholars who bring students, faculty, and practitioners the evidence that supports occupational therapy practice. The PEOP Model 4th Edition is featured as an exemplar of a person-environment-occupation model and provides a valuable roadmap for understanding key concepts and developing strong clinical reasoning skills in the occupational therapy process. Features: Examines the theories, models, frameworks, and classifications that support contemporary knowledge of person, environment, and occupational factors. Presents detailed chapters on the occupations of children and youth, adults, older adults, organizations, and populations Provides extensive coverage of the person factors (psychological, cognition, sensory, motor, physiological, spirituality) and environment factors (culture, social, physical, policy, technology) that support occupational performance Includes exceptional content on the essentials of professional practice - therapeutic use of self, evidence-based practice, professionalism, lifelong development, ethics, business fundamentals, and critical concepts Builds clear links with the AOTA’s Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, Third Edition; International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, and accreditation standards for entry-level occupational therapy programs. Introduces emerging practice areas of self-management, community-based practice, technology, and teaching/learning and opportunities to work with organizations and populations Incorporates international and global perspectives on core knowledge and occupational therapy practice. Documents assessments, interventions, resources, and evidence in user-friendly tables Uses simple and complex cases to illustrate key concepts and ideas. New and Updated Sections in the Fourth Edition : Individual chapters on each person factor and environmental factor and occupations across the lifespan Expanded coverage of approaches for organizations and populations and entry-level professional skills Consistent framework of tables and language across chapters and sections. Additional teaching materials in the www.efacultylounge.com including PowerPoint presentations About the Author Charles H. Christiansen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA is Executive Director of The American Occupational Therapy Foundation in Bethesda, Maryland, and Clinical Professor, Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. Dr. Christiansen is also Principal and Founder, StoryCrafting, Inc, LLC, a private consulting firm for life transitions based in Rochester, Minnesota. As a former senior academic administrator and tenured professor at the University of Minnesota, the University of Texas Medical Branch, and the University of British Columbia, he developed graduate programs and worked on his own research, focusing on patterns of human occupation and their relationship to health, particularly as buffers to create resiliency to stress-related illness and disability. Dr. Christiansen is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association and a past Vice President and Treasurer of that organization. He is the founding editor of the scientific journal OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, now well into its fourth decade of publication. Carolyn M. Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA is the Elias Michael Director and Professor of Occupational Therapy, Neurology, and Social Work at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.
Package Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.6 x 1.9 inches