Get the best instruction on occupational analysis, group process, and therapeutic media - all from one book! Using a matter-of-fact style to share their experiences, successes, and failures, expert authors Jane Clifford O’Brien and Jean W. Solomon provide you with effective therapeutic media; sample activity analyses useful in current health care contexts; practical guidance in play, leisure, and social participation areas of occupation; strategies for effective group management and processes; and overviews of theories supporting best practice.
- Comprehensive content covers the material taught in group process and occupational analysis courses thoroughly and completely for the OTA.
- Logically organized content that’s written in a matter-of-fact style helps you better understand and retain information.
- Clinical pearls emphasize the practical application of the information.
- Therapeutic Media are tried-and-true methods pulled from the author’s extensive experience.
Table of Contents:
1. Occupational and Group Analysis using the Occupational Therapy Practice
Framework (OTPF), 2nd edition (2008)
2. Activity Analysis
3. Interpersonal Relationships and Communication
4. Therapeutic Use of Self
5. Teaching and Learning
6. Group Process and Management: Attaining Group Goals
7. Group Process and Management: Attaining Individual Goals
8. Occupational and Group Analysis: Pediatrics
9. Occupational and Group Analysis: Adolescents
10. Occupational and Group Analysis: Adults
11. Occupational and Group Analysis: Elderly
12. Application of Occupational and Group Analysis in Traditional and Emerging Practice Settings
13. Ethical Considerations
14. Managing Difficult Groups
By Jane Clifford O'Brien, PhD, OTR/L, Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Department, Westbrook College of Health Professions, University of New England, Portland, ME and Jean W. Solomon, MHS, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, Berkeley County School District, Moncks Corner, SC