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Occupational Adaptation in Practice Concepts and Cases

ISBN-10: 1556425538

ISBN-13: 9781556425530

Edition: 2001

Authors: Janette K. Schkade, Melissa McClung

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Who says theory can’t be fun, practical, and understandable? Occupational Adaptation in Practice: Concepts and Cases is a user-friendly text that clearly describes the theory of occupational adaptation. This new text describes one approach to occupation-based, client-centered practice. The purpose of this guide is to make occupational adaptation easily understood and applied. This exceptional guide leads the reader through the flow and understanding of this theory. Practical examples help demonstrate how theory can be implemented in practice. It breaks the components of the theory into smaller, more manageable units. Included in the text are cases in which practitioners have used occupational adaptation in various practice settings. Features: Conversational style promotes reader understanding of the ideas in occupational adaptation. “Try It On” feature gives the reader an opportunity to apply the concepts to a personal everyday life situation. The guide provides the practitioner with suggestions about how to apply occupational adaptation to practice.
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Book details

List price: $50.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/2/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Dedication
About the Authors
Preface
Before You Begin
What is Occupational Adaptation?
Concept: overview of occupational adaptation theory
Case: Jill
How Do the Person and Environment Relate?
Concepts: desire for mastery, demand for mastery, and press for mastery
Case: The Afghan Maker
Try it On
How Do Occupational Role Expectations Fit in?
Concepts: occupational challenge, internal and external expectations, person and occupational environment
Case: The Water Skier
Try it On
How Does the Person Begin to Produce the Response?
Concept: the adaptive response generation subprocess (adaptive response mechanism)
Case: The Preacher
Case: The Researcher
Case: The Chess Player
Try it On
What's the Plan to Carry Out the Response?
Concept: the adaptive response generation subprocess (adaptation gestalt)
Case: The Husband Caregiver
Try it On
What's Right or Wrong With This Picture?
Concept: the adaptive response evaluation subprocess (relative mastery)
Case: The Florist
Try it On
How Has the Person Changed or Adapted?
Concept: the adaptive response integration subprocess
Case: The Elder Homemaker
Try it On
How Does the Environment Respond?
Concepts: assessment by the occupational environment and incorporation by the occupational environment
Try it On
What Does the Therapist Do?
Case: The Pianist
Case: The Woodworker
How Do You Describe Occupational Adaptation to Others?
Index