Table of contents for Occupational therapy : what it is and how it works / William Matthew Marcil.

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Introduction: What the Heck Is Occupational Therapy, Anyway?
Part I: What It Is
Chapter 1: What Is Occupational Therapy?
* Introduction
* Defining Occupational Therapy
* The Importance of Occupation
* The Multiple Roles of the Occupational Therapist
* Flexibility in Practice
* A Sense of Humor Goes a Long Way
* Summary
Chapter 2: A Brief History of the Profession
* Introduction
* A Brief Prelude to Modern Medicine
* The Rise and Fall of the Moral Treatment Movement
* The Early 20th Century and the Birth of Occupational Therapy
* Baptism by Fire: The War Years, 1917-1945
* Breaking Away from the Medical Model
* Summary
Part II: How It Works
Chapter 3: Basic Concepts of Occupational Therapy
* Introduction
* Defining Occupation
* * * * Balancing Occupational Roles for Optimal Health
* Time Management Skills
* How Occupational Therapy Helps People
* Summary
Chapter 4: Occupational Therapy Education
* Introduction
* Educational Requirements
* Courses of Study
* Fieldwork and the Real World
* Traits Necessary to Be an Effective Therapist
* Summary 
Chapter 5: Where Do Occupational Therapists Work?
* Introduction
* Psychosocial Practice
* Physical Disabilities
* Pediatrics and School Systems
* Other Practice Areas
* Summary
Chapter 6: How Does Occupational Therapy Fit Into the Health Care Team?
* Introduction
* The Patient
* The Family/Significant Others
* The Physician
* Nurses
* Certified Nurse Aides
* Physical Therapists
* Speech and Language Pathologists (Speech Therapists) 
* Therapeutic Recreation and Activities Therapists
* Dietitians
* Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors
* Teachers
* Summary
Chapter 7: The Occupational Therapy Process
* Introduction
* The Occupational Therapy Referral and Evaluation
* The Evaluation Process
* Assessing Activities of Daily Living
* Treatment Planning
* The Treatment Process
* Discharging the Client from Therapy
* Summary
Chapter 8: Diseases and Disorders Occupational Therapists Frequently Treat
* Introduction
* Developmental Disorders
* Mental Disorders
* The Role of Occupational Therapy in Mental Health
* Physical Disabilities
* Summary
Chapter 9: A Day in the Life of an Occupational Therapist
* Introduction
* Sharon: Outpatient Therapy
* Kent: Home Health
* Leigh Anne: School-Based Therapy
* Anita: Long-Term Care
* Carlos: Mental Health
* Summary
Appendix A: Recommended Further Readings on Occupational Therapy
Appendix B: Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics
Appendix C: Standards of Practice for Occupational Therapy
Glossary of Terms

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Occupational therapy.