Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 4th Edition

Introduction to Occupational Therapy

4th Edition

By Jane Clifford O'Brien, PhD, OTR/L, Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Department, Westbrook College of Health Professions, University of New England, Portland, ME, Susan M. Hussey, MS, OT/L, Professor and Coordinator Sacramento City College, Science and Allied Health Division, Sacramento, California, Barbara Sabonis-Chafee, MS, OTR/L, Editor Emeritus


Section 1: Occupational Therapy: The Profession

1. Introductory Questions

2. Looking Back: A History of Occupational Therapy

3. Philosophical Principles and Values in Occupational Therapy

4. Current Issues and Emerging Practice Areas

Section 2: Occupational Therapy: The Practitioner

5. From Student to Practitioner: Educational Preparation and Certification

6. Professional Organizations

7. The Occupational Therapy Practitioner: Roles, Responsibilities, and Relationships

8. Practicing Legally and Ethically

Section 3: The Practice of Occupational Therapy

9. Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process

10. Occupational Therapy Across the Lifespan

11. Treatment Settings and Areas of Practice

12. Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation, Intervention, and Outcomes

13. Service Management Functions

14. Models of Practice and Frames of Reference

15. Intervention Modalities

16. Therapeutic Relationships

17. Clinical Reasoning

Appendices