Work Practice, International Perspectives

Work Practice

International Perspectives

By Karen Jacobs, EdD, OTR/L, CPE, FAOTA, Clinical Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Counseling, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA; and Joanne Pratt, MSc, DipCOT, PGCE, OTR, Lecturer, Division of Occupational Therapy, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK


The nature of work and work patterns; An historical perspective of work practice services; Current models and trends in work practice service delivery; Environment; Legislation; Work Assessments; Work programs to enhance psychosocial performance components; Work programmes to enhance cognitive performance components; Work programs to enhance motor and neuromuscularskeletal performance components; Outcome measures; Marketing strategies; Future Considerations. Appendices: Team members; Resources of equipment.