Role Emerging Occupational Therapy: Maximising Occupation-Focused Practice

Role Emerging Occupational Therapy: Maximising Occupation-Focused Practice

Editor(s): Miranda Thew, Mary Edwards, Sue Baptiste, Matthew Molineux

Published Online: 6 APR 2011 03:36AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405197823

Online ISBN: 9781444340006

DOI: 10.1002/9781444340006

About this Book

Role Emerging Occupational Therapy: Maximising Occupation Focused Practice is written for an audience of occupational therapy practitioners, educators and students.

This text offers an exploration of emerging innovative directions for the profession of occupational therapy with a focus upon the theory and application of role emerging placements.

The book affords the reader an opportunity to explore how occupation focused practice can be applied to a wide variety of settings and circumstances in order to improve the health and well-being of a diverse range of people. Chapters cover relevant theory as well as offering practical guidance with examples drawn from the experiences of university educators, occupational therapists, setting/service providers and students.

The book describes, explores and discusses both the potential and ramifications of role emerging practice on the occupational therapy profession and offers a vision for the future of the profession that reflects current occupational, social and health needs.

 

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Background to Occupational Therapy, and Philosophy of Occupational Therapy and Emergence/Re-Emergence of Occupation-Focused Practice

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  2. Part II: Current Examples of Emerging Practice for Occupational Therapists

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  3. Part III: Future of the Profession

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