Opportunities in Occupational Therapy Careers (Google eBook)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Nov 1, 2001 - Medical - 146 pages
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"Opportunities in Occupational Therapy Careers" offers job seekers essential information about a variety of careers within the occupational therapy field and includes training and education requirements, salary statistics, and professional and Internet resources.

  

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 AN OVERVIEW OF THE PROFESSION
1
CHAPTER 2 DEVELOPMENT OF THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY FIELD
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CHAPTER 3 THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROCESS
22
EDUCATION CERTIFICATION AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
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CHAPTER 5 NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY
47
CHAPTER 6 EARNINGS AND FRINGE BENEFITS
53
CHAPTER 7 CLINICAL PRACTITIONER
60
CHAPTER 8 WORK ENVIRONMENTS
73
CHAPTER 9 ADMINISTRATION
83
CHAPTER 10 TEACHING
93
CHAPTER 11 OTHER WORK AREAS
97
APPENDIX A BIBLIOGRAPHY
103
APPENDIX B PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
106
APPENDIX C EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
108
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Page 2 - ... illness, psychosocial dysfunction, developmental or learning disabilities, poverty and cultural differences, or the aging process in order to maximize independence, prevent disability, and maintain health) and who is licensed to administer occupational therapy treatments prescribed by a physician.
Page 13 - With the large naval program authorized in 1916, and the entrance of the United States into World War I in 1917...
Page 4 - ... be referred for occupational therapy by his physician for one or more of the following purposes: 1. As specific treatment for psychiatric patients— to structure opportunities for the development of more satisfying relationships, to assist in releasing or sublimating emotional drives, to aid as a diagnostic tool. 2. As specific treatment for restoration of physical function, to increase joint motion, muscle strength and coordination. 3. To teach self-help activities, those of daily living such...
Page 119 - State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, 450 Clarkson Avenue...
Page 13 - Pattison, who defined occupational therapy as "any activity, mental or physical, definitely prescribed and guided for the distinct purpose of contributing to and hastening recovery from disease or injury.
Page 22 - Occupational therapists help people improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily living and working environments. They work with individuals who have conditions that are mentally, physically, developmentally, or emotionally disabling. They also help them to develop, recover, or maintain daily living and work skills.
Page 106 - American Occupational Therapy Association 4720 Montgomery Lane PO Box 3 1220 Bethesda, MD...
Page 103 - American Physical Therapy Association 1 1 1 1 N. Fairfax Street Alexandria, VA...
Page 36 - Essentials and guidelines for an accredited educational program for the occupational therapist.

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