Occupational Therapy A Guide for Prospective Students, Consumers, and Advocates

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Author: Franklin Stein, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Kathlyn Reed, PhD, OTR, FAOTA, MLIS
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Publisher: Slack Incorporated
Publication Date: 2021
ISBN 10: 1630918164
ISBN 13: 9781630918163
eISBN: 9781630918187
Edition: 1st
Description:
A helpful resource that explains occupational therapy for students, clients, families, school counselors, and health professionals, Occupational Therapy: A Guide for Prospective Students, Consumers, and Advocates provides an understanding of what occupational therapists do to help people function in everyday activities. Written by esteemed authors Drs. Franklin Stein and Kathlyn L. Reed, Occupational Therapy: A Guide for Prospective Students, Consumers, and Advocates explains one of the fastest growing professions in the world. Featuring information on the specific interventions used in daily work, the educational requirements for becoming an occupational therapist, and the clinical settings where occupational therapists work, this book is the perfect introduction to the profession. Chapters are designed to educate prospective students about occupational therapy as well as the personal qualities needed to be an effective clinician. Detailed information is included with up-to-date facts great for sharing with those interested in this career. A glossary of terms at the conclusion assists students, consumers, and advocates who want to better understand the profession. Topics include: *What is occupational therapy? *Comparing occupational therapy to similar health professions *What is the history of occupational therapy? *Personal characteristics of occupational therapists *Professional codes of ethics *Occupational therapy clients The perfect companion book for any aspiring student or interested health professional, Occupational Therapy: A Guide for Prospective Students, Consumers, and Advocates is a great resource for all things occupational therapy.
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