A helpful resource that explains occupational therapy for students, clients, families, school counselors, and health professionals, Occupational Therapy: A Guide for Prospective Students, Consumers, and Advocates provides an understanding of what occupational therapists do to help people function in everyday activities.
Written by esteemed authors Drs. Franklin Stein and Kathlyn Louise Reed, Occupational Therapy: A Guide for Prospective Students, Consumers, and Advocates explains one of the fastest growing professions in the world. Featuring information on the specific interventions used in daily work, the educational requirements for becoming an occupational therapist, and the clinical settings where occupational therapists work, this book is the perfect introduction to the profession.
Chapters are designed to educate prospective students about occupational therapy as well as the personal qualities needed to be an effective clinician. Detailed information is included with up-to-date facts great for sharing with those interested in this career. A glossary of terms at the conclusion assists students, consumers, and advocates who want to better understand the profession.
- What is occupational therapy?
- Typical occupational therapy curricula at the professional and assistant levels
- Comparing occupational therapy with similar health professions
- A short history of occupational therapy
- Professional codes of ethics
- Who occupational therapists see as clients
The perfect companion book for any aspiring student or interested health professional, Occupational Therapy: A Guide for Prospective Students, Consumers, and Advocates is a great resource for all things occupational therapy.