Interactive Reasoning in the Practice of Occupational Therapy
For programs in Occupational Therapy.This text relies on its author's experience in teaching interactive reasoning to explore the origins, the theory, reasoning, and clinical practice of interaction in occupational therapy. It is organized and based upon the belief that practice is a composite of philosophy, theory, and empirical data.
- Paperback | 208 pages
- 200 x 252 x 10mm | 358.34g
- 17 Sep 2001
- Pearson Education (US)
- Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
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Interactive Reasoning in the Practice of Occupational Therapy Comprehensive and relevant, " Interactive Reasoning in the Practice of Occupational Therapy " is organized and based upon the belief that practice is a composite of philosophy, theory, and empirical data. Organized into four sections - philosophy, theory, and research; application to practice settings; population; and research evidence and education - it explores the origins, theory, reasoning, and clinical practice of interaction in occupational therapy. Based on standards for certification for occupational therapists and occupational therapist assistants, features include: Original theories based on the experiences of 39 experts in the field. Unique interactive reasoning techniques applied throughout. Chapter-opening case studies. End-of-chapter reflective questions. Information checkpoint boxes that provide quick review of previous sections. Summary tables throughout.
Table of contents
I. THE INTERACTIVE REASONING PROCESS OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY. 1. The Philosophy. 2. The Borrowed Practice. 3. The Occupational Therapy Practice. II. THE PRACTICE ENVIRONMENTS. 4. Inpatient and Outpatient Hospital. 5. School. 6. Community. III. THE PRACTICE POPULATIONS. 7. Children and Their Families. 8. Middle and Later Aged Adults, Friends, Family, and Partners. 9. Older Adults and Caregivers. IV. EDUCATION AND RESEARCH. 10. Applications to Education and Current Research. References. Index.