Therapeutic Recreation An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0205328296

ISBN-13: 9780205328291

Edition: 3rd 2001 (Revised)

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This comprehensive text continues to be a helpful resource to students as they grapple with understanding therapeutic recreation and the challenges presented by clients. Now in its third edition, this text is based upon a systematic approach to therapeutic recreation service. It combines knowledge from professionals in the field of therapeutic recreation with current research findings, case studies, and an accessible writing style to enable students to gain a thorough understanding of therapeutic recreation service. The most comprehensive book available, it includes assessment of the client's status, the plan for intervention, the implementation of the plan, and evaluation of outcomes.
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Book details

List price: $125.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 12/8/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 350
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Preface
Contributors
Theoretical Overview
Introduction and Overview
Knowledge of Leisure and Recreation as a Basis for Professional Practice
Health
Health, Activity, Recreation, Leisure, and Therapeutic Recreation
Therapeutic Recreation and Special Recreation
Tenets Basic to Therapeutic Recreation Practice
Kindred Professions
Range and Scope of Therapeutic Recreation Services
Competencies Needed by Therapeutic Recreation Specialists
Plan for the Book
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
Suggested Learning Activities
References
Organization and Formation of the Profession
Historical Roots
The Beginning of Modern Therapeutic Recreation Services
The Growth of Therapeutic Recreation as a Profession
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
References
The Therapeutic Recreation Process
Definition of Therapeutic Recreation and the Therapeutic Recreation Process
Introduction to the Therapeutic Recreation Process
Some Comments on the Therapeutic Recreation Process
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
Suggested Learning Activities
References
Special Areas of Practice
Psychiatry and Mental Health
Classification of Psychiatric Disorders
Prevalence of Mental Disturbance
Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation
Common Service Settings
Current Best Practices and Procedures
Application of the Therapeutic Recreation Process
Summary
Suggested Learning Activities
References
Corrections and Social Deviance
Introduction to Corrections
Introduction to Social Deviance
Terminology
Classification of Offenders
Description of Limitations
Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation
Common Service Settings
Current Best Practices and Procedures
Application of the Therapeutic Recreation Process
Trends and Issues
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
Suggested Learning Activities
References
Substance Abuse
Classification of Drugs
Description of Limitations
Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation
Common Service Settings
Current Best Practices and Procedures
Application of the Therapeutic Recreation Process
Trends and Issues
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
Suggested Learning Activities
References
Autism
Definition of Autism
Classification of Autism
Description of Limitations
Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation
Common Service Settings
Current Best Practices and Procedures
Application of the Therapeutic Recreation Process
Trends and Issues
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
Suggested Learning Activities
References
Mental Retardation
Definition of Mental Retardation
Classification System for Mental Retardation
Supports Needed for People with Mental Retardation
Description of Limitations
Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation
Common Service Settings
Current Best Practices and Procedures
Application of the Therapeutic Recreation Process
Trends and Issues
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
Suggested Learning Activities
References
Severe Multiple Disabilities
Definition of Severe Multiple Disabilities
Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation
Common Service Settings
Current Best Practices and Procedures
Application of the Therapeutic Recreation Process
Trends and Issues
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
Suggested Learning Activities
References
Neuromuscular Disorders
Definition of Neuromuscular Disorders
Classification of Disorders and Description of Limitations
Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation
Common Service Settings
Current Best Practices and Procedures
Application of the Therapeutic Recreation Process
Trends and Issues
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
Suggested Learning Activities
References
Cognitive Rehabilitation
Definition of Cognitive Rehabilitation
Classification of Cognitive Therapies
Description of Limitations
Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation
Common Service Settings
Current Best Practices and Procedures
Application of the Therapeutic Recreation Process
Trends and Issues
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
Suggested Learning Activities
References
Geriatric Practice
Definition of Aging
Classification of Mental Impairments
Medical Limitations
Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation
Common Service Settings
Current Best Practices and Procedures
Application of the Therapeutic Recreation Process
Trends and Issues
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
Suggested Learning Activities
References
Pediatric Play
Definition of Pediatric Play
Classification of Conditions
Description of Limitations
Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation
Common Service Settings
Current Best Practices and Procedures
Application of the Therapeutic Recreation Process
Trends and Issues
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
Suggested Learning Activities
References
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Definition of Cardiac Diseases
Classification of Cardiac Diseases
Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation
Common Service Settings
Current Best Practices and Procedures
Application of the Therapeutic Recreation Process
Trends and Issues
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
Suggested Learning Activities
References
Convulsive Disorders
Definition of Convulsive Disorders/Epilepsy
Classification of Seizure Disorders
Description of Limitations
Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation
Common Service Settings
Current Best Practices and Procedures
Application of the Therapeutic Recreation Process
Trends and Issues
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
Suggested Learning Activities
References
Hiv Disease
Defining HIV and AIDS
Classification of HIV Disease
Description of Limitations
Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation
Common Service Settings
Psychosocial Issues of Working with People with HIV/AIDS
Current Best Practices and Procedures
Application of the Therapeutic Recreation Process
Evaluation
Trends and Issues
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
Suggested Learning Activities
References
Professional Practice Concerns
Management, Consultation, and Research
Management, Consultation, and Research
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
Suggested Learning Activities
References
Issues and Trends
External Forces Shaping Therapeutic Recreation
Summary
Reading Comprehension Questions
References
Author Index
Subject Index
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