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Promoting and maintaining mental health continues to be a key challenge in the world today. Creek's Occupational Therapy and Mental Health is essential reading for students and practitioners across a wide range of health professions, capturing contemporary practice in mental health settings. Now fully updated in its sixth edition, it retains the clarity and scholarship associated with the renowned occupational therapist Jennifer Creek while delivering new knowledge in a fresh perspective.

Here readers can find everything they need on mental health for learning, practice, and continuing professional development. Complex topics are presented in an accessible and concise style without being oversimplified, aided by summaries, case studies, and questions that prompt critical reflection. The text has been carefully authored and edited by expert international educators and practitioners of occupational therapy, as well as a diverse range of other backgrounds. Service users have also co-authored chapters and commentaries. Evidence-based links between theory and practice are reinforced throughout.

This popular title will be an indispensable staple that OTs will keep and refer to time and again.

Relevant to practice - outlines a variety of therapeutic interventions and discusses the implications of a wide range of contexts
New chapters on eating disorders, cognitive/learning-based approaches and being a therapist
Extended service user commentaries
Expanded scope to accommodate diverse psychosocial perspectives and culturally-sensitive practices
New questions for readers in every chapter
Key reading and reference lists to encourage and facilitate in-depth study


Contents:

Section 1 INFORMING PHILOSOPHY AND THEORY

1. A history of occupational therapy and psychiatry in Ireland

2. The grounds for occupational therapy

3. Being a therapist

Section 2 THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROCESS

4. Structuring practice

5. Assessment and outcome measurement

6. Planning and implementing interventions

Section 3 THE CONTEXT OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

7. Management and leadership

8. Professional accountability

9. Ethics in practice and research

10. Perspectives on using services

11. Teaching and learning

12. Intersectionality

Section 4 OCCUPATIONS

13 Physical activity

14 Life-long learning

15 Client-centred groups

16 Creative activities

17 Play

18 Self-care

19 Nature-based practice

20 Work

Section 5 PEOPLE AND SETTINGS

21 The acute setting

22 Community practice

23 Older people

24 Children and young people

25 Intellectual (learning) disabilities

26 Forensic and prison services

27 Substance use

28 Eating disorders

29 Working on the margins


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9780702077456
Publisher: Elsevier (Elsevier Health Sciences)
Publication date: June, 2022
Pages: 516
Weight: 1200g
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Subcategories: Occupational Therapy
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