This exciting first edition uses a practice focus, with heavy emphasis on application, to help students understand the most common Occupational Therapy theories and select the best for each individual situation. Dr. Alterio takes a unique, holistic approach by providing both the clinical context for how the theories play out in the real world, as well as a methodology for evaluating and applying the most relevant theory to ensure the best possible intervention outcomes.
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Links theory to treatment by providing an overview of each major OT theory followed by intervention approaches to help students achieve optimum results for each client.
Applied examples that illustrate each major theory help make difficult concepts easier to comprehend.
Case Studies with Analysis and Questions enhance students’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills and prepare them for real-world practice.
In-text learning aids, including Chapter Outlines, Learning Objectives, Key Terms, Reflect and Apply activities and bulleted Summaries help students master the material.
NBCOT- style review questions help students prepare for the OT certification exam.