This textbook provides a unique approach for learning about challenging issues and situations that arise in everyday occupational therapy practice. The stories in the text describe therapeutic interactions among clients, therapists, family members, and other professionals within an environment created by the helping community. Emphasis is placed on the psychosocial components of each story, and each illustrates how a familiar occupational therapy intervention model is individualized in real practice. The stories told are thought-provoking and echo themes familiar in occupational therapy. Some of the topics covered include establishing trust; maintaining quality of life through occupation; responding to non-motivated, aggressive, and confused behaviors; the use of meaningful activity, and helping individuals and families cope with change.The stories told are thought-provoking and echo themes familiar in occupational therapy.
|Title||:||Occupational Therapy Stories|
|Author||:||Barbara Borg, Mary Ann Bruce|
|Publisher||:||Slack Incorporated - 1997-01-01|