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Using environments to enable occupational performance / ed. Lori Letts, Patty Rigby, Debra Stewart

Secondary Author: Letts, Lori
Rigby, Patty
Stewart, Debra
Publication: Thorofare : Slack Incorporated, 2003 Description: XVIII, [1], 314 p.ISBN: 978-1-55642-578-3Abstract: "Using Environments to Enable Occupational Performance is a unique new text that specifically focuses on how environments (physical, social, cultural, institutional) can be used by occupational therapists to enable occupational performance with all types of clients. This informative text provides a framework to think about how environments fit into occupational therapy theory and practice. Examples of different approaches to occupational therapy intervention involving environments are demonstrated in a comprehensive format. Community settings, institutions, mental health, pediatrics, hand rehabilitation, health promotion, and gerontology are just a few of the areas covered inside. Each chapter contains "real world" scenarios from occupational therapists about how the environment can be used to optimize occupational performance. Review questions are also included that ask the reader to apply the learned knowledge in a variety of settings. These features, along with the shared expertise of contributing authors, are beneficial to both students and clinicians in reinforcing the theory-practice link.".Topical name: Ambiente físico | Ambiente social | Ambiente cultural | Ambiente institucional | Terapia ocupacional | Acessibilidade CDU: 615.851.3*AM List(s) this item appears in: Terapia ocupacional
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Índice
Acknowledgments, p. vii
About the Editors, p. ix
Contributing Authors, p. xi
Preface, p. xv
Foreword, p. xvii
Section One Occupational Therapy and Environments: Conceptual Underpinnings, p. 1
Chapter 1 The Environment: Paradigms and Practice in Health,Occupational Therapy, and Inquiry, p. 3
Chapter 2 Environment and Occupational Performance: Theoretical Considerarions, p. 17
Section Two Using Environments to Enable Occupational Performance at the Community and Societal Level, p. 33
Chapter 3 Changing Institutional Environmemts to Enable Occupation Among People With Severe Physical Impairments, p. 35
Chapter 4 Occupation, Health Promotion, and the Environment, p. 55
Chapter 5 Enabling Citizen Participation of Older Adults
Through Social and Political Environments, p. 71
Chapter 6 Culture as Environment: Complexity, Sensitivity, and Challenge, p. 81
Chapter 7 Universal Design of the Built Environment to
Enable Occupational Performance, p. 97
Section Three Using Environments to Enable Occupational Performance With Communities, Groups, and Individuals, p. 117
Chapter 8 An Interdisciplinary Approach to Environmental Intervention: Ecology of Human Performance, p. 119
Chapter 9 Creating Supportive Work Environments
for People With Mental Illness, p. 137
Chapter 10 Enablíng Young Children to Play by Creating
Supportive Play Environments, p. 155
Chapter 11 Enabling Student Participation Through
Occupational Therapy Services in the Schools, p. 177
Chapter 12 Peer Mentorship as an Environmental Support for Adolescents and Young Adults With Disabilities, p. 197
Chapter 13 An Environmental Approach to Evaluation and
Treatment in an Upper Extremity Injury Clinic, p. 207
Chapter 14 Home Modifications That Enable Occupational Performance, p. 219
Chapter 15 Accessible Transportation: Novel Occupational
Therapy Perspectives, p. 235
Chapter 16 Therapeutic Design of Environments for People With Dementia, p. 253
Chapter 17 Expanding Environments Through Technology, p. 269
Section Four Conclusion, p. 287
Chapter 18 Using Environments in Occupational Therapy:
Challenges, Opportunities, and Future Directions, p. 289
Appendix A Typology of Mental Health Vocational Programs, p. 299
Appendix B Explanation of Key Terms Related to the Environment, p. 303
Index, p. 307

"Using Environments to Enable Occupational Performance is a unique new text that specifically focuses on how environments (physical, social, cultural, institutional) can be used by occupational therapists to enable occupational performance with all types of clients.

This informative text provides a framework to think about how environments fit into occupational therapy theory and practice. Examples of different approaches to occupational therapy intervention involving environments are demonstrated in a comprehensive format. Community settings, institutions, mental health, pediatrics, hand rehabilitation, health promotion, and gerontology are just a few of the areas covered inside.

Each chapter contains "real world" scenarios from occupational therapists about how the environment can be used to optimize occupational performance. Review questions are also included that ask the reader to apply the learned knowledge in a variety of settings. These features, along with the shared expertise of contributing authors, are beneficial to both students and clinicians in reinforcing the theory-practice link."

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