Occupational therapy [electronic resource] activities for practice and teaching / Estelle B. Breines.
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- London ; Philadelphia, Pa. : Whurr Publishers, c2004.
1 online resource (186 p.)
- Occupational therapy.
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- At last, a book about the little pieces of occupation which make up life' s real situations and experiences and form a basis for therapy. Offered in the form of stories about practice previously published in the popular US publication Advance for Occupational Therapy Practitioners, this enjoyable book presents occupational therapists as ""masters of the mundane."" Therapists, students and educators will find this easy to read text a useful tool in guiding clinical approaches to therapy. Accompanied by theoretical papers by Dr. Estelle Breines and colleagues previously published in
- Cover; Title Page; Contents; Foreword; Preface; What goes round comes round; 1 Introduction; Understanding 'occupation' as the founders did; Rabbi Emil Gustave Hirsch: ethical philosopher and founding figure of occupational therapy; Pragmatism as a foundation for occupational therapy curricula; 2 Thinking Deep Thoughts; Occupational genesis: how activity, individual connect; What do you know about spatial orientation?; The end of occupational therapy? We have a choice; Never mind who we are - what do we do?; It's what you don't have to think about that counts; The thinker and the sower
Consider cultural influences when teaching patients activities of daily living The origin of adaptation; We need to talk the talk; Genesis of occupation: a philosophical model for therapy and theory; 3 The Magic of Healing; Engaging the mind to help the body overcome illness; Students are amazed to see the arts at work in the clinic; In times of bereavement; Don't overlook some handcrafts for your rheumatoid patients; How activity affects your patient's recovery process; A patient loves to do the teaching; A hard look at reality; Don't 'learn' occupational therapy from unfriendly systems
4 Old Crafts - New Ideas If you haven't got any steel, try using some papier maché; Chasing Belgian lace; If Martha has them doing crafts. . .; Paint can be all-purpose medium in the occupational therapy clinic; With knitting, you can be teacher or student; Buying craft supplies tells something about the users; Quick! Find the knitting needles!; Crafts were the basis of the trades we still practice; An attempt to define purposeful activity; 5 Toys and Games; That perfect task may be in the cards; Cards are well-suited to therapy goals; It's all in the cards; How about getting all 'dolled' up?
The 'puzzle' behind the fun and fascination of activities 6 Saving the Environment; Hey, don't throw away all those six-pack rings yet!; No budget: what do we do now?; The case for recycling 'stuff'; Putting out the challenge to find what's cost effective; 7 Home, Garden and Beyond; Culture cooking makes for great occupational therapy; Fall: it's finally in the air; Water, water, everywhere, so have some fun; There's no end to what you can do with summer plants; Planting the seeds of accessible activity; There's lots of things to do 'lookin' out my back door'
Considering public education and the kitchen cabinet Bread: it can be the staff of your staff's life in the clinic; The key to self-worth may be right at your fingertips; If you play with your food, do it right; Yes, Virginia, there is activity-based occupational therapy; The therapy that's in your office; Water sport in retirement; Did you ever want to be a '90s Johnny Appleseed?; 8 Pets and People; Try some activities with man's best friend; Are pets the therapy tool your practice is missing?; 9 Occupational Technology and Occupational Therapy
Occupational technology, past, present and future
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from title page (ebrary, viewed August 2, 2013).
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