Occupational Therapy Centres in NSW
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.
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.
Many occupational therapy clients value spirituality and view it as an integral part of their identity and well-being. Recognized in the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework as a client factor, spirituality and its related occupations can influence clients' ability to cope, rehabilitate, connect with others, and find meaning. Practitioners need to be able to address spirituality in an occupation-based context to improve client outcomes and well-being. This exciting new text provides a comprehensive review of spirituality in the occupational therapy literature, examining the nuances of how it is understood throughout the profession in research and practice. The text provides a philosophical and theoretical foundation for understanding spirituality's role in occupational therapy and provides practical guidance to help practitioners better connect with and serve clients.
What are the effects of industry upon the health of employees? This enormously complex question involves historical, social, political, and scientific issues--and has a major impact on national policy decisions and regulatory activities. This unique book explores the history of occupational disease in the American workplace. Beginning with the centuries-old belief of disease as an acceptable and unavoidable by-product of industrial expansion, it moves to current methods of diagnosis, control and prevention. You will find in-depth coverage of:<br> * the growth of federal responsibility for occupational risks<br> * the evolution of mandatory health standards<br> * risk assessment and federal policy 1970-1990<br> * case studies of lead, asbestos, vinyl chloride, silicosis and byssinosis and steps taken to control or eliminate these conditions<br> Although the exact numbers are disputed, the Office of Technology Assessment today estimates about 6,000 deaths annually due to workplace injuries and about 100,000 deaths due to occupational illness. This book is vital for all physicians, industrial hygienists, safety professionals, nurses, lawyers, government policy makers, and others who are continually working to reduce these figures. It points the way to better methods of detection and control.innovative diagnostic techniques.improved epidemiological methodology.and a full understanding of government, labor and management's responsibilities to the health of their workers.
This book provides a description of the change processes that occur in psychotherapy when it is viewed from a personal construct perspective. This perspective assumes both therapist and client to be active construers, making sense of themselves and one another. The ideas about people in general, which are basic to the constructivist approach, are introduced and followed by those which are specifically about psychotherapy. The construing of therapists and clients about themselves and psychotherapy is explored. Then the central role of reconstruing is considered. The reconstructive process is dealt with in some depth, including the goals of personal construct therapy, the process of reconstruing and the sharing of it between therapist and client. The main strategies of individual and group personal construct therapy are described, together with the self-monitoring that is involved in becoming an effective therapist using these ideas.
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