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Community Practice in Occupational Therapy: A Guide to Serving the Community

Author(s): Susan K. Meyers, EdD, MBA, OTR, FAOTA, RESOURCE Foundation, Inc.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763762490
  • ISBN-10:0763762490
  • Paperback    278 pages      © 2010
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Community Practice in Occupational Therapy: A Guide to Serving the Community is an essential community practice resource for occupational therapy. This book integrates the history of health care and principles of management, marketing, and economics to provide guidelines for community practice. This informative guide provides readers with the tools to develop a marketing plan, search for funding of practice, and plans for the implementation and evaluation of a community program. Features include learning objectives, chapter summaries, case studies and PowerPoints.

 

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  • An essential community practice resource for occupational therapy

  • Integrates the history of health care and principles of management, marketing, and economics to provide guidelines for community practice

  • Provides readers with the tools for developing a marketing plan, search for funding of practice, and plans for the implementation and evaluation of a community program.

  • PowerPoints available for Instructor Resource

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Community Practice
Community Health

Section  I  Exploring Historical and Economic Relevance of Community Practice
  Chapter  1  The Beginning of Community-Based Occupational Therapy
  Chapter  2  Principles to Guide Community Practice
Section  II  Exploring Developed Practice in the Community: Opportunities for Practice
  Chapter  3  Community Practice with Children and Adolescents
  Chapter  4  Community Practice with Adults
  Chapter  5  Aging in the Community
  Chapter  6  Community Mental Health Practice
Section  III  Developing and Implementing Your Own Ideas for Community Practice
  Chapter  7  Preplanning for Community Practice Development
  Chapter  8  Developing Your Practice
  Chapter  9  Financing Your Practice
  Chapter  10  Marketing Your Program
  Chapter  11  Linking Evaluation with Planning Financing, and Marketing Your Service
Section  IV  Examples of Three Community Programs Developed by Occupational Therapists
  Chapter  12  Katrina Kids Program Development and Evaluation
  Chapter  13  Occupational Therapy Services for People Who Are Homeless and in Hospice Care
  Chapter  14  Life Skills Programming for Pregnant and Parenting Adolescent Girls

Susan K. Meyers-EdD, MBA, OTR, FAOTA, RESOURCE Foundation, Inc.

Susan K. Meyers has participated as a provider of community rehabilitation and mental health services in the United States and internationally. During the past twenty years in academia, her interests in community practice, economics of health care, program evaluation and management led to creation of opportunities for students to develop and implement occupational therapy services in community. She continues to teach and engage in international clinical experiences with health care providers and students. 

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9780763762490

Slides in PowerPoint Format