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HomeHealth Professions Occupational Therapy

Psychosocial Occupational Therapy

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ISBN: 9780323089821

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Psychosocial Occupational Therapy

By Nancy Carson, PhD, OTR/L, FNAP, FAOTA

304 pages
Trim Size 7 1/2 X 9 1/4 in
Copyright 2020
$85.99, Paperback, Reference

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Develop the psychosocial skills you need to treat clients with any diagnosis in any setting! Psychosocial Occupational Therapy uses evidence-based models to help you provide effective Occupational Therapy for people diagnosed with mental health conditions. With a clear and logical organization, the book begins with theories and concepts and follows with in-depth coverage of OT interventions in both individual and group contexts. Case studies and models show how to apply the newest Occupational Therapy Practice Framework (OTPF) in selecting treatment strategies. Written by OT educator Nancy Carson, Psychosocial Occupational Therapy helps you understand and treat clients with mental health issues.

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! At least two cases studies in each clinical chapter show how to apply the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework (OTPF) in determining treatment options, and one or more conceptual models address the psychosocial needs of clients.
  • Using the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework chapter describes how to apply the latest version of the OTPF to the practice of occupational therapy.
  • Balanced approach to psychosocial occupational therapy includes thorough coverage of primary diagnoses, as well as occupational and psychosocial theories, models, and approaches. 
  • Emphasis on clinical reasoning skills provides insights on how to select treatment strategies based on the conceptual theories and models presented in the earlier chapters; the information on diagnoses also references the DSM-5.
  • A focus on psychosocial skills makes it easier to adjust your way of approaching a client, the nature of the therapeutic relationship, and the direction and eventual outcomes of intervention — regardless of the setting or the primary diagnosis.
  • Coverage of therapeutic interaction skills and group process skills shows how to provide treatment in both individual and group settings.

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By Nancy Carson, PhD, OTR/L, FNAP, FAOTA, Associate Professor, Division of Occupational Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

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