This practical volume, in a casebook approach, was developed in response to the complex issues that today's manager faces. As therapists assume managerial responsibilities, there is need to share experiences and lessons learned. In this volume, a common format is used to present each case, including chronology of events, alternatives considered, risks involved, and outcomes. Several chapters include valuable resource materials as well. Key concerns are addressed, such as justifying more therapist staff, evaluating staff performance, collecting and analyzing cost data to establish fees, weighing ethical and liability concerns, and teaching students about their future responsibilities. The Occupational Therapy Manager's Survival Handbook provides useful material for any therapist who wishes to examine and strengthen his or her role as a manager.
Community Practice in Occupational Therapy: A Guide to Serving the Community is an essential community practice resource for occupational therapy. This book integrates the history of health care and principles of management, marketing, and economics to provide guidelines for community practice. This informative guide provides readers with the tools for developing a marketing plan, search for funding of practice, and plans for the implementation and evaluation of a community program. Community Practice in Occupational Therapy: A Guide to Serving the Community contains learning objectives, chapter summaries, case studies and PowerPoints.
Can Cognitive behavioural therapy revolutionise your practice?
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is an effective and frequently used psychological treatment. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Mental Health Workers offers the reader a good overview of CBT, allowing them to develop an understanding of the patient's problems, utilise the approach effectively, prepare for supervision, and integrate CBT skills into everyday practice.
This clear, comprehensive introduction written by experienced clinicians, describes how to use CBT within the busy clinical environment. Subjects covered include:
This straightforward guide will be essential for all mental health workers who are new to CBT, including nurses, occupational therapists, and counsellors as well as anyone training in mental health professions.
This sensitive book provides a much-needed compilation and description of OT programs for the care of individuals disabled by traumatic brain injury (TBI). Focusing on the disabled individual, the family, and the societal responses to the injured, this comprehensive book covers the spectrum of available services from intensive care to transitional and community living. Both theoretical approaches to the problems of brain injury as well as practical treatment techniques are explored in Occupational Therapy Approaches to Traumatic Brain Injury. The processes of assessment and intervention are vital to the recovery of brain-injured patients and this thorough book devotes two chapters specifically to assessment and several chapters on intervention and family involvement. This useful volume contains information about rehabilitation from #xE2;#xAC;#xDC;coma to community,'as well as numerous other approaches.The findings and treatment suggestions presented here are applicable to many helping professionals working with TBI patients. Health care practitioners working with brain injured persons and their families in both institutional and community contexts, physical therapists, physicians, nurses, and psychologists and social workers involved with assessment will find this an invaluable addition to their professional references.
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