Assessments in Occupational Therapy Mental Health: An Integrative Approach, Fourth Edition is a unique compilation of mental health assessments that are taught in occupational therapy academic programs and used in clinical practice. This highly anticipated Fourth Edition provides the occupational therapy student and educator with knowledge about the evaluation process, assessments that are current and accurate, and how to generate research for developing assessment tools.
Assessments in Occupational Therapy Mental Health, Fourth Edition by Drs. Barbara J. Hemphill and Christine K. Urish, along with more than 30 world-renowned contributors, includes 15 new assessments, along with updates to 9 assessments from the previous editions. Also incorporated throughout the text is the AOTA's Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, Third Edition.
Each chapter includes:
- A theoretical base on the assessment including historical development, rationale for development, behaviors assessed, appropriate patient use, review of literature, and assessment administration
- How the instrument is administered, which includes the procedure, problems with administering, and materials needed
- The presentation of a case study and interpretation of results
- Statistical analysis and recent studies
- Suggestions for further research to continue the development and refinement of assessments in occupational therapy mental health
New to the Fourth Edition:
- Kawa Model Assessment
- Model of Human Occupation Assessments
- Assessments Measuring Activities of Daily Living
Some of the topics included in the Fourth Edition:
- Evidence-based practice
- The interviewing process
- Psychological assessments
- Cognitive assessments / learning assessments
- Behavioral assessments
- Biological and spiritual assessments
While introducing new assessments and updated information, Assessments in Occupational Therapy Mental Health: An Integrative Approach, Fourth Edition is ideal for occupational therapy faculty, students, practitioners, as well as nurses, psychologists, and social workers.