Mental Health Concepts and Techniques for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, Fourth Edition offers a solid foundation in occupational therapy processes to identify and address the needs of persons with mental health problems. This updated edition reflects important new developments in basic neuroscience, psychopharmacology, occupational therapy theory, and evaluation and treatment methods, and remains the only text of its kind written specifically for the occupational therapy assistant. The reader-friendly format is designed for the two-year college student. New content in this expanded text fulfills criteria set out in the American Occupational Therapy Association's Standards for an Accredited Educational Program for the Occupational Therapy Assistant.
Special Fourth Edition Features:
Additional features include ample tables and boxes, which highlight key information, examples of group protocols and documentation, and a list of common acronyms. In short, this one text provides the information needed by occupational therapy assistants working with clients with mental health problems in a variety of clinical or community settings.
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Book Description LWW, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Section I: HISTORY AND THEORYChapter 1: History and Basic Concepts Chapter 2: Medical and Psychological Models Chapter 3: Some Practice Models for Occupational Therapy in Mental Health Chapter 4: The Occupational Therapy Practice Framework Chapter 5: Human Occupation and Mental Health Throughout the Life Span Section II: CONTEXTChapter 6: Understanding Psychiatric Diagnosis: DSM-IV-TR Chapter 7: Contexts of Intervention, Service, and Care Chapter 8: Psychotropic Medications and Other Biological Treatments Chapter 9: Who Is the Consumer? Section III: INTERACTING WITH PATIENTS AND CONSUMERSChapter 10: Therapeutic Use of Self Chapter 11: Responding to Symptoms and Behaviors Chapter 12: Safety Techniques Chapter 13: Group Concepts and Techniques Section IV: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROCESSChapter 14: Overview of the Intervention Process Chapter 15: Evaluation and Data Collection Chapter 16: Treatment and Intervention Planning Chapter 17: Medical Records and Documentation Section V: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY METHODSChapter 18: Activities of Daily Living Chapter 19: Education and Work Chapter 20: Leisure and Social Participation Chapter 21: Management of Emotional Needs: Self-Awareness Skills and Coping Strategies Chapter 22: Cognitive, Sensory, and Motor Factors: Performance Skills and Activities Chapter 23: Analyzing, Adapting, and Grading Activities Section VI: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTChapter 24: Supervision Chapter 25: Organizing Yourself APPENDICESAppendix A: Case Examples Case 1: A 21-Year-Old Woman with Depression Case 2: A 72-Year-Old Woman with Alzheimer's Disease Case 3: A 54-Year-Old Woman with Schizophrenia,Paranoid Type Case 4: A 22-Year-Old Man with Chronic Schizophrenia and Mild Mental Retardation Case 5: A 30-Year-Old Man with Bipolar I Disorder Case 6: A 22-Year-Old Woman with Polysubstance Dependence and Dependent Personality Disorder Case 7: A 37-Year-Old Man with Alcohol Dependence Disorder Case 8: A 21-Year-Old Woman with Cocaine Dependence, Polysubstance Abuse, Bulimia, and Borderline Personality Disorder Case 9: A 12-Year-Old Boy with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder Appendix B: Sample Group Protocols. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0781778395
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