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Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation

ISBN-10: 0736062092
ISBN-13: 9780736062091
Edition: 2008
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Book details

List price: $76.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 8/7/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation
Considering Therapeutic Recreation as Your Profession
What Is Therapeutic Recreation?
A Diverse Profession
Choosing a Profession
Summary
History of Therapeutic Recreation
Importance of History
Origins of the Therapeutic Recreation Profession (Late 1700s-Mid-1900s)
Philosophical Battles in Therapeutic Recreation (1945-1965)
The Utopian Years of Therapeutic Recreation (1966-1984)
The Fragmentation Years of Therapeutic Recreation (1985-Present)
Summary
Professional Opportunities in Therapeutic Recreation
Characteristics of a Profession
Professional Preparation in Therapeutic Recreation
Professional Opportunities
Professional Organizations
Professional Networking
Summary
Person-First Philosophy in Therapeutic Recreation
Who Is the Person With a Disability?
Person-First Philosophy
Using Person-First Philosophy
Attitudes Toward People With Disabilities
Service Delivery
Summary
Places, Models, and Modalities of Practice
Settings
Practice Models
Therapeutic Recreation Treatment Modalities
Summary
Potential Areas of Practice
The Therapeutic Recreation Process
Assessment
Planning
Implementation
Evaluation
Summary
Allied Professions
Child Life Specialist
Art Therapy
Music Therapy
Dietetics
Kinesiotherapy
Athletic Training
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Psychiatry
Psychology
Social Work
Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Summary
Orthopedic and Neurological Impairment: From Rehabilitation to Community Reentry
Common Diagnostic Groups in Rehabilitation
Common Therapeutic Recreation Modalities in Rehabilitation
Best Practice Issues
Summary
Therapeutic Recreation and Developmental Disabilities
What Are Developmental Disabilities?
Practice Settings
Intellectual Impairment
Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD)
Cerebral Palsy
Spina Bifida
Duchene Muscular Dystrophy
Best Practices
Other Developmental Disabilities
Summary
Therapeutic Recreation and Mental Health
Components of a Healthy Mind
What Is a Mental Disorder?
Role of Therapeutic Recreation in Treating Mental Disorders
Levels of Care in Mental Health
Diagnostic Categories
Theoretical Considerations
Mental Health and Secondary Disabilities
Common Therapeutic Recreation Modalities for Mental Health
Summary
Youth Development and Therapeutic Recreation
At-Risk Youth
Purpose of Therapeutic Recreation in Positive Youth Development
Theories That Guide Therapeutic Recreation Practice
Scope of Therapeutic Recreation Practice
Settings and Opportunities for Therapeutic Recreation
Special Concerns
Issues and Trends in Youth Development and Therapeutic Recreation
Summary
Aging and the Life Span
Whom Do We Work With?
Theories of Successful Aging
Where Might We Work?
Long-Term Care Strategies
Summary
Trends in Therapeutic Recreation
Wellness Through Physical Activity
Whom Do We Work With?
Where Are Such Programs Provided?
Defining Physical Activity
Disability and Inactivity
Considerations for Using Physical Activity in Therapeutic Recreation
Basics of Exercise and Disability
Components of Exercise
Accessibility
Disability-Specific Recommendations
Summary
Demographics, Economics, Politics, and Legislation
It's All About Relationships!
Demographics of Disability
Economics of Disability and Therapeutic Recreation
Politics and Therapeutic Recreation
The Legislative Process and Therapeutic Recreation
Current Legislation and Therapeutic Recreation
Summary
A Global Perspective of Therapeutic Recreation
WHO, the ICF, and Implications for Therapeutic Recreation
Considering Therapeutic Recreation in Other Nations
Therapeutic Recreation in Canada
Therapeutic Recreation in South Korea
Therapeutic Recreation in Australia
Working as a CTRS in Switzerland
Summary
Paradoxes in Leisure Services and Therapeutic Recreation
The Paradox of Confusing Leisure or Recreation With Achievement Behavior
The Paradox of Applying the Terms Leisure and Recreation With People Who Demonstrate an Inequity
The Paradox of Playful Assimilation Behavior and Adult Accommodation Behavior
The Paradox of Similar Motivations in the Context of Leisure and the Context of Achievement
The Paradox of Promoting the Quality of Leisure and Serving the Bottom Line of a Budget
The Paradox of Choice for Leisure and Achievement
The Paradox of Leisure as a Zero-Order Behavior
Summary
Envisioning the Future: Therapeutic Recreation as a Profession
Embracing Our History
Emergence of a Global Society
The Future of Therapeutic Recreation as a Profession
Finding the Optimal Perspective
Summary
National Therapeutic Recreation Society Standards of Practice
American Therapeutic Recreation Association Standards of Practice
Glossary
References
Index
About the Editors
About the Contributors

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