Case-Smith's Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents, 8th Edition
The number one book in pediatric OT is back! Focusing on children from infancy to adolescence, Case-Smith's Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents, 8th Edition provides comprehensive, full-color coverage of pediatric conditions and treatment techniques in all settings. Its emphasis on application of evidence-based practice includes: eight new chapters, a focus on clinical reasoning, updated references, research notes, and explanations of the evidentiary basis for specific interventions. Coverage of new research and theories, new techniques, and current trends, with additional case studies, keeps students well versed with the latest advances in the field. Developmental milestone tables serve as a quick reference throughout the book!
- Full-color, contemporary design throughout text includes high-quality photos and illustrations.
- Case-based video clips on the Evolve website demonstrate important concepts and rehabilitation techniques.
- Research Notes boxes and evidence-based summary tables help you learn to interpret evidence and strengthen clinical decision-making skills.
- Coverage of OT for children from infancy through adolescence includes the latest research, techniques and trends.
- Case studies help you apply concepts to actual situations you may encounter in practice.
- Learning objectives indicate what you will be learning in each chapter and serve as checkpoints when studying for examinations.
- A glossary makes it easy for you to look up key terms.
- NEW! Eight completely new chapters cover Theory and Practice Models for Occupational Therapy With Children, Development of Occupations and Skills From Infancy Through Adolescence, Therapeutic Use of Self, Observational Assessment and Activity Analysis, Evaluation Interpretation, and Goal Writing, Documenting Outcomes, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and Vision Impairment.
- NEW! A focus on theory and principles Practice Models promote clinical reasoning.
- NEW! Emphasis on application of theory and frames of reference in practice appear throughout chapters in book.
- NEW! Developmental milestone tables serve as quick reference guides.
- NEW! Online materials included to help facilitate your understanding of what’s covered in the text.
- NEW! Textbook is organized into six sections to fully describe the occupational therapy process and follow OTPF.
Section I: Foundational Knowledge for Occupational Therapy for Children and Youth 1. An Overview of the Occupational Therapy Process for Children 2. Theory and Practice Models for Occupational Therapy With Children 3. Working With Families and Interprofessional Teams 4. Development of Occupations and Skills From Infancy Through Adolescence 5. Therapeutic Use of Self
Section II: Occupational Therapy Assessment and Evaluation Methods and Process 6. Observational Assessment and Activity Analysis 7. Use of Standardized Tests and Pediatric Practice 8. Evaluation Interpretation, and Goal Writing 9. Documenting Outcomes
Section III: Assessment and Treatment of Occupations 10. Assessment and Treatment of Feeding 11. Assessment and Treatment of Play 12. Assessment and Treatment of Activities of Daily Living: Sleep, Rest, and Sexuality 13. Assessment and Treatment of Instrumental Activities of Daily Living and Leisure 14. Assessment and Treatment of Social Participation and Social Skills 15. Assessment and Treatment of Educational Performance Section IV: Occupational Therapy Approaches 16. Motor Control/Motor Learning 17. Cognitive Interventions 18. Mobility 19. Assistive Technology 20. Sensory Integration 21. Behavioral Approaches Section V: Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services 22. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 23. Early Intervention Services 24. School-Based Occupational Therapy 25. Transition Services 26. Hospital and Pediatric Rehabilitation Services 27. Pediatric Hand Therapy Section VI: Occupational Therapy for Specific Conditions 28. Mental Health Conditions 29. Neuromotor Conditions: Cerebral Palsy 30. Autism Spectrum Disorder 31. Trauma-Induced Conditions 32. Vision Impairment
Jane Clifford O'Brien, PHD, MS.ED.L, OTR/L, FAOTA, Professor, Occupational Therapy Department, University of New England Portland, Maine, United States and Heather Kuhaneck, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Associate Professor Occupational Therapy, Department Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT, United States