Occupational therapy is an allied health profession with an underlying belief that engaging in occupations promotes both health and wellness. This comprehensive text lays the foundation for occupation-based practice and addresses the contextual issues of working within the acute care setting.
Addresses a critical aspect of the occupational therapy practice-the art and science of building effective therapeutic relationships with clients. Renee Taylor has defined a conceptual practice model to identify how the client and the therapist each contribute to the unique interpersonal dynamic that becomes the therapeutic relationship.
Provides an invaluable tool to practitioners and also create a platform for research. This book enables service users to recognise the long-term benefits of occupational participation by exploring the value of a range of activities. It provides occupational therapists with a valuable tool to support the use of their core skills.
This book addresses research and theory on creative art therapies and the LGBTQ society, and offers illustrations of practical applications including self-studies, case studies and explorations of large group projects.