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Occupational Therapy in Mental Health: A Vision for Participation

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Author: Catana Brown PhDOTR/LFAOTA

Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

ISBN 10: 0803659164
ISBN 13: 978-0803659162

  • Uses the Person-Environment-Occupation (PEO) model as a framework to promote the full participation in the lives of individuals with mental illness and those struggling with psychosocial issues related to their disabilities.

  • Features first-person “The Lived Experience," narratives that give voice to the experience of living with a mental illness 

  • Incorporates “Photo Voice” features, a blend of photography and personal stories that enable individuals to record their visions and experiences to promote dialogue about important issues.

  • Addresses co-occurring conditions such as depression, stroke, substance abuse and spinal cord injury, and attention deficit disorder and learning disabilities.

  • Promotes best practices with “Evidence-Based Practice “boxes that synthesize significant research and implications for practice.

  • Offers extensive information on theory and evidence-based interventions

  • Employs active learning strategies to facilitate the application of knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential for mental health and psychosocial interventions.

  • Addresses occupational therapy in a variety of practice settings for individuals from all cultures across the life span.

  • Discusses non-diagnosis-based populations, such as the homeless, as well as the continuum of care from institution or hospital to the community.