Developing Occupation-Centered Programs for the Community

Developing Occupation-Centered Programs for the Community : A Workbook for Students and Professionals

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For professional-level occupational therapy curriculums, for occupational therapy assistant programs, and for practicing professionals.This is the first text to focus specifically on the skills that occupational therapy practitioners need to start new programming and expand their practice in the community outside of the traditional hospital environment.
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  • Paperback | 298 pages
  • 175.3 x 233.7 x 17.8mm | 430.92g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • Workbook
  • 0130833320
  • 9780130833327

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Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. How to Use This Workbook. I. Building a Foundation. 1. Defining Community. 2. Occupation: A History. 3. Identifying Trends and Forecasting Futures. 4. Program Development: What Skills Will I Need? II. DEVELOPING THE PROGRAM: DESIGN, PLAN, AND OUTCOMES. 5. Getting Started: Developing "The Idea". 6. Profiling the Community, Targeting the Population, and Assessing the Need for Services. 7. Writing Goals and Objectives: Developing the Program. 8. Staffing: Who Will Do It? 9. Space: Where Will It Be Done? 10. Furnishing, Equipment, and Supplies: What Do I Need to Do It? 11. What Will It Cost, and How Will It Be Funded? 12. Program Evaluation: How Will Outcomes Be Measured? 13. Marketing: How Will I Let the Consumer Know? 14. Developing a Time-Line: How Will I Be Ready On Time? III. PROGRAMMING STORIES: PROGRAM EXAMPLES FOR CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS, AND ADULTS. 15. Intervention and Support Programming in Day Camps, Sleep-Away Camps, and Adventures. 16. Prevention and Wellness Programming Within Existing or Newly Formed Clubs. 17. Programming Examples Within the Community of Clubs. 18. Programming to Support Meaningful Occupation and Balance for the Disenfranchised and Homeless. 19. Shelter Programming for Persons with HIV/AIDS and Mentally Illness. 20. Programming for Homeless Adolescent in Transitional Shelter. Appendix: Sample Cost Sheet for a Day Camp. Index.
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