Mental Health Concepts and Techniques for the Occupational Therapy Assistant

ISBN-10: 0781778395

ISBN-13: 9780781778398

Edition: 4th 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Mary Beth Early

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The Fourth Edition of this classic text offers a solid foundation in occupational therapy processes to identify and address the needs of persons with mental health problems. This updated edition reflects important new developments in basic neuroscience, psychopharmacology, occupational therapy theory, and evaluation and treatment methods, and remains the only text of its kind written specifically for the occupational therapy assistant. The reader-friendly format is designed for the two-year college student. New content in this expanded text fulfills criteria set out in the American Occupational Therapy Association's Standards for an Accredited Educational Program for the Occupational Therapy Assistant.
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List price: $74.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 2/21/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 662
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.926
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Boxes
History and Theory
History and Basic Concepts
Mental Health and Mental Illness
Relation of Occupation to Mental Health
Historical Understanding
The Role of the Occupational Therapy Assistant
Medical and Psychological Models of Mental Health and Illness
Theory of Object Relations
Developmental Theory
Behavioral Theories
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Client-Centered Therapy
Neuroscience Theories
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Some Practice Models for Occupational Therapy in Mental Health
Development of Adaptive Skills
Role Acquisition and Social Skills Training
Sensory Integration
Cognitive Disabilities
The Model of Human Occupation
The Occupational Therapy Practice Framework
Structure of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework
Thinking About Mental Health Practice
Concepts Relevant to Mental Health Practice
Mental Health Theories and Occupational Therapy Practice Models
Human Occupation and Mental Health Throughout the Life Span
Motivation Toward Occupation
Changes in Occupation over the Life Span
Mental Health Factors Throughout the Life Span
Understanding Psychiatric Diagnosis: The DSM-IV-TR
Psychiatric Diagnosis: An Evolving Science
The Diagnostic Categories of the DSM-IV-TR
Applications of DSM-IV-TR Diagnoses to Occupational Therapy
DSM-V: Plans and Potential
Contexts of Intervention, Service, and Care
The Scope of Patients, Clients, and Consumers
The Scope of Settings
Inpatient Settings
Outpatient Settings
Consumer-Operated Programs
Other Community Programs
Home Health Care
Community Residences
Settings for Children and Adolescents
Environmental Concepts
Additional Theories and Practice Models
Psychotropic Medications and Other Biological Treatments
Psychotropic Medications
Other Biological Treatments
Herbal and Alternative Therapies
Who Is the Consumer?
Populations by Age Group
Family Members
Family Caregivers
Cultural Difference
Social Problems-Ending the Cycle of Violence
Medical Problems and Physical Disabilities
Understanding and Supporting Recovery
Interacting with Patients and Consumers
Therapeutic Use of Self
The Therapeutic Relationship
Stages in the Therapeutic Relationship
Roles in the Therapeutic Relationship
Therapeutic Qualities
Developing Therapeutic Qualities
Techniques for Relating to Patients
Issues That Arise in Therapeutic Relationships
Ending the Therapeutic Relationship
Responding to Symptoms and Behaviors
A Framework of Concepts About Symptoms
Response Variables
Response Strategies
Self-Monitoring for Self-Mastery of Symptoms
Safety Techniques
Universal Precautions
Controlling the Environment
Medical Emergencies and First Aid
Psychiatric Emergencies
Teaching Consumers About Safety
Modifying Environments to Enhance Safety
Group Concepts and Techniques
Definition and Purpose of Group Treatment
Group Dynamics: Review of Basic Concepts
Development of Group Skills
How Therapy Groups Are Different from Other Groups
Role of the Leader in an Activity Group
Program Development
Starting a New Group
Adaptations of Groups for Very Regressed Individuals
Other models for Groups
Program Evaluation
Occupational Therapy Process
Overview of the Intervention Process
Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Process
Eight Stages in the Intervention Process
A Holistic Perspective-A Dynamic Process
Theory and the Occupational Therapy Process
Clinical Reasoning
Evidence-Based Practice
Evaluation and Data Collection
Definition and Purpose of Evaluation
Assets and Deficits
Concepts Central to the Evaluation Process
Areas for Data Collection
Roles of the OT and the OTA
The OTA's Methods of Data Collection
Concepts Related to Assessment and Measurement
Some Assessments Suitable for OTA Administration
The Performance Context for Evaluation
Documentation and Communication of Evaluation Data
Treatment and Intervention Planning
Treatment Planning in Psychiatry
Using Practice Models to Apply Clinical Reasoning in Planning
Steps in Intervention Planning
Partnership with the Client or Consumer
General Goals of Psychiatric Occupational Therapy
How to Write an Intervention Goal
Selecting Appropriate Intervention Principles
Selecting Intervention Methods
Implementing and Monitoring Interventions and Modifying the Plan
Outcome Assessment
Continuity of Care Across Settings
Quality Assurance
Continuous Quality Improvement
Medical Records and Documentation
Purpose and Uses of Medical Records
Types of Records
Documentation of Occupational Therapy Services
Essential Content for Occupational Therapy Notes
Specific Types of Documentation
Documentation Review and Quality Assurance
Occupational Therapy Methods
Activities of Daily Living
Factors in Learning and Using Skills
Daily Living Activities (Basic and Instrumental)
Practice, Repetition, and Habit Development
Education and Work
Leisure and Social Participation
Leisure Exploration
Leisure Performance
Leisure Activities
Social Participation
Management of Emotional Needs: Self-Awareness Skills and Coping Strategies
Occupational Therapy's Domain of Concern
Issues Related to Engagement in Occupation
Self-Management Skills
Cognitive, Sensory, and Motor Factors: Performance Skills and Activities
Cognitive Factors
Sensory and Motor Factors
Analyzing, Adapting, and Grading Activities
Selection of Activities
Analysis of Activities
Adaptation of Activity
Gradation of Activity
Activity Analysis Based on Theory: Cognitive Disabilities
Dynamic Performance Analysis
Analysis: An Ongoing Process
Professional Development
Functions and Definition of Supervision
Goals of Supervision
Responsibilities of the Supervisor
Responsibilities of the Supervisee
Factors Affecting Communication in Supervision
The Supervisory Contract
Getting the Most from Supervision
Resolving Conflicts in Supervision
Emerging Models of Supervision
Becoming a Supervisor
Organizing Yourself
The Electronic Revolution: Myths and Reality
Management of Supplies and Equipment
Organizing Space
Case Examples
A 21-Year-Old Woman with Depression
A 72-Year-Old Woman with Alzheimer's Disease
A 54-Year-Old Woman with Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type
A 22-Year-Old Man with Chronic Schizophrenia and Mild Mental Retardation
A 30-Year-Old Man with Bipolar I Disorder
A 22-Year-Old Woman with Polysubstance Dependence and Dependent Personality Disorder
A 37-Year-Old Man with Alcohol Dependence Disorder
A 21-Year-Old Woman with Cocaine Dependence, Polysubstance Abuse, Bulimia, and Borderline Personality Disorder
A 12-Year-Old Boy with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Sample Group Protocols
Homemaker's Management Group
Family Recreation Skills
Adolescent Cooking Group
Dementia Cooking Group
Managing Work-Related Stress
The Green Team (Horticulture Clubhouse Group)
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