Applied Theories in Occupational Therapy A Practical Approach

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Author: Marilyn Cole, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, Roseanna Tufano, LMFT, OTR/L
Publisher: Slack Incorporated
Publication Date: 2020
ISBN 10: 161711636X
ISBN 13: 9781617116360
eISBN: 9781630918323
Edition: 2nd
Applied Theories in Occupational Therapy: A Practical Approach, Second Edition provides a system-based, comprehensive overview of the theories, models, and frames of reference that influence occupational therapy around the world. Esteemed authors Marilyn B. Cole and Roseanna Tufano have updated their foundational text with an evidence-based focus derived from their experiences of more than 30 years teaching theoretical content to students. Applied Theories in Occupational Therapy: A Practical Approach, Second Edition offers practical templates to help readers learn the key constructs of each theory and assimilate knowledge based on Mosey’s organizational structure. Each theory-based chapter is designed for ease in gathering content knowledge and comparing theories in a distinctive manner. The book includes: *Summaries of the current trends found in practice, along with external influential models of health and wellness impacting populations of concern *Exploration of some of the most common occupation-based models around the world. Each model’s holistic conceptual nature is described, including theoretical assumptions and practice guidelines for evaluation and intervention *Reviews of common frames of reference found in evidence-based practice, which address the secondary and tertiary needs of common populations In this Edition, learning activities and case-based analyses strengthen the application of theory into current practice contexts. Practical guidelines assist the reader in formulating an evaluation process and determining the relevant intervention strategies that promote occupational participation, engagement, and functioning across the lifespan and the continuum of health. Instructors in educational settings can visit for additional education material to be used for teaching in the classroom.
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