Occupational Therapy Models for Intervention with Children and Families (2007) Sandra Barker Dunbar Slack Incorporated 6900 Grove Road Thorofare, New Jersey USA, 08086 199 pages; $55.95 US ISBN: 978-1-55642-763-3 This book is a useful reference for paediatric occupational therapists looking to validate their practice with a greater understanding of theoretical constructs and models of practice.
LIVRES À LA PAGE Vocational Rehabilitation (2007) Occupational Therapy Models for Intervention Jain Holmes with Children and Families (2007) Blackwell Publishing Ltd Sandra Barker Dunbar 9600 Garsington Road Slack Incorporated Oxford, UK, OX4 2DQ 6900 Grove Road 251 pages; 29.99 pounds Thorofare, New Jersey ISBN: 978-1-4051-3364-7 USA, 08086 199 pages; $55.95 US This book provides occupational therapists with an overview of the ISBN: 978-1-55642-763-3 many elements necessary to understanding, planning and delivering vocational rehabilitation services. It is written from the perspective This book is a useful reference for paediatric occupational therapists of a practitioner and educator, sharing her experiences, strategies looking to validate their practice with a greater understanding of and resources with other practitioners. theoretical constructs and models of practice. It is well organized. In chapter one, author Jain Holmes provides the historical Each chapter includes specific learning objectives, an overview of backdrop explaining the development of vocational rehabilitation the unique aspects of the model, & its application to clinical practice services and the legislative and labour market issues that have using variety of case studies. A variety of learning activities influenced their development. Chapter two highlights the various challenge the reader. Charts & tables enhance the material. There is elements of a vocational assessment including person-based, an additional Instructor’s Manual. environmental-based and career-based assessments and chapter Sandra Barker Dunbar writes a valuable introductory chapter: three describes specific strategies (e.g. mind mapping, SWAT “Theory, Frame of Reference and Model: A Differentiation for analysis) to assist therapists’ progression from assessment to goal Practice Considerations”. I found her description of each of the setting and intervention. Chapter four provides an overview of three concepts and their differences easy to understand- notable intervention strategies to facilitate return to work (e.g. managing given the academic nature of the subject. health issues, teaching strategies for cognitive and behavioral The remainder of the book reviews six different approaches, issues and utilizing social services
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