Best Occupational Therapy Books
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1. Clinically Oriented Anatomy
Author: by Keith L. Moore MSc PhD Hon. DSc FIAC
The world’s most trusted clinically focused anatomy textRenowned for comprehensive coverage, the best-selling Clinically Oriented Anatomy guides students from initial anatomy and foundational science courses through clinical training and practice. The eighth edition reflects significant New information and updates and maintains the highest standards for scientific and clinical accuracy.
Comprehensive updates reflect changes in the clinical application of anatomy as well as New imaging technologies, focusing on the anatomy that students need to know. Extensively revised Clinical Blue Boxes explore the practical applications of anatomy, and helpful icons distinguish the type of clinical information covered in each.
Clinically relevant anatomy focuses on physical diagnosis, interpretation of diagnostic imaging, and understanding the anatomical basis of emergency medicine and general surgery. Insightfully rendered, anatomically accurate illustrations, with updates throughout, make this book an aesthetically rewarding learning resource. Combined with many photographs and medical images, these stunning visuals facilitate comprehension of anatomical concepts and retention of mental images of anatomical structures.
2. Kaplan & Sadock’s Synopsis of Psychiatry
Author: by Robert Boland
Selected as a Doody’s Core Title for 2021! Accurate, reliable, objective, and comprehensive, Kaplan & Sadock’s Synopsis of Psychiatry has long been the leading clinical psychiatric resource for clinicians, residents, students, and other health care professionals both in the US and worldwide.
Now led by a new editorial team of Drs. Robert Boland and Marcia L. Verduin, it continues to offer a trusted overview of the entire field of psychiatry while bringing you up to date with current information on key topics and developments in this complex specialty.
The twelfth edition has been completely reorganized to make it more useful and easier to navigate in today’s busy clinical settings. A revised table of contents moves the most clinically relevant material to the beginning of the book, including sections on diagnosis, psychopathology and psychiatric conditions, treatment across the lifespan, and therapy and other interventions.
Reformats clinical chapters to include clearer section headings and easy-to-digest summaries of important information, all with the goal of helping you find information quickly and easily locate answers to specific problems. Includes numerous case studies to enhance the learning experience.
3. Willard and Spackman's Occupational Therapy
Author: by Barbara Schell
Celebrating 100 years of the Occupational Therapy profession, this Centennial Edition of Willard & Spackman’s Occupational Therapy continues to live up to its well-earned reputation as the foundational book that welcomes students into their newly chosen profession. Now fully updated to reflect current practice, the 13th Edition remains the must-have resource that students that will use throughout their entire OT program, from class to fieldwork and throughout their careers.
One of the top texts informing the NBCOT certification exam, it is a must have for new practitioners. Packed with first-person narratives that offer a unique perspective on the lives of those living with disease, this edition offers much that is new as it continues to help students and clinicians develop the knowledge and skills they need to apply a client-centered, evidence-based and culturally relevant approach across the full spectrum of practice settings.NEW!
Each Unit is now reflective of the nomenclature for the new domains and processes covered in AOTA’s Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, 3rd Edition.NEW! Centennial Notes sections showcase perspectives from the history of OT, providing inspiring context to students entering the profession.NEW!
4. Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences/Clinical Psychiatry
Author: by Benjamin J. Sadock
The Best-Selling Resource in Psychiatry Noe Updated with DSM-5The New and thoroughly updated 11th edition of Kaplan and Sadock’s Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences/Clinical Psychiatry is a complete overview of the entire field of psychiatry for clinicians, residents, students, and all others who provide mental health care.
In this best-selling textbook in psychiatry for over 40 years, the reader will find a thorough discussion of both the behavioral sciences and clinical psychiatry. The 11th edition integrates all the DSM-5 criteria and provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of treatment methods for every known mental disorder.
The 11th edition is set apart from any other reference you have and includes:DSM-5 diagnostic tables on every major psychiatric disorder. A psychopharmacology section organized according to mechanisms of action and updated to include all of the New drugs including those in preparation.
Extensive use of case studies and illustrations to enhance the learning experience. The most current treatment methods including a description of all Newly introduced psychotherapeutic techniques. A completely revised section on neurocognitive disorders organized along the DSM-5 model. An updated and expanded section on child psychiatry; now includes a guide to diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder and other disorders of childhood.
5. Occupation-Based Activity Analysis
Author: by Heather Thomas
Occupational therapists use occupations and activities as not just a goal, but also as a treatment medium, therefore, they must understand both the uniqueness of a client’s occupations and how an activity can be used therapeutically. To analyze the complexity of an occupation takes much more depth of understanding of the person engaging in it, his or her environment, and the uniqueness of the occupation a person has chosen.
The new Second Edition of Occupation-Based Activity Analysis continues the tradition of teaching students and clinicians the process of conducting activity analyses and occupation-based activity analyses. Dr. Heather Thomas has updated Occupation-Based Activity Analysis, Second Edition to reflect the significant changes made to the activity analysis process and terminology in the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, Third Edition.
As in an activity analysis, occupation-based activity analysis looks at what is required for full participation, yet goes beyond analyzing the activity; it looks at what it means for the person engaging in it and how and where it is performed by that person.
6. Conditions in Occupational Therapy: Effect on Occupational Performance
Author: by Dr. Ben Atchison PhD
Selected as a Doody’s Core Title for 2021! Now in its 5th Edition, Conditions in Occupational Therapy: Effect on Occupational Performance is now fully aligned with the DSM-5 and Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, 3rd edition, reflects the most current research and brings in 5 new chapters covering conditions your students will see in practice.
This with new features and tools further help enhance this essential book. Each chapter of the 5th Edition follows a consistent formatan opening case, followed by definition and descriptions, incidence and prevalence, signs and symptoms, course and prognosis, medical/surgical management, impact on occupational performance, and finally, two case illustrations.
This format helps students to prepare for what they will see in practice. With new instructor resources and case studies that connect up-to-date content to practice, this is an essential resource for both occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant students.
7. Play Therapy Activities: 101 Play-Based Exercises to Improve Behavior and Strengthen the Parent-Child Connection
Author: by Melissa LaVigne LCSW RPT
Harness the power of play101 creative ways for you and your child to bond, have fun, and so much more! What’s the best way for children to relate to the world around them?Play! In this book, you’ll find a collection of joyful activities that allow parents of children ages 3 to 9 to unlock the therapeutic benefits of play.
From strengthening your bond to decreasing their screen dependency, Play Therapy Activities offers a variety of simple exercises that can help improve your child’s behavior, impulse control, self-awareness, and more. New to the idea of play therapy? This parent-friendly guide offers a comprehensive overview of the practice, as well as advice for making sure you and your child get the most out of your experiences together.
Play Therapy Activities provides: Open the play therapy toolboxDiscover how you can help your child hone certain skills and behaviors with arts and crafts, relaxation and breathing activities, and more. 101 Fun activitiesWhether it’s dancing, creating stories, or playing outside, discover on- and off-the-page activities (and tips!
8. Pedretti's Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction
Author: by Heidi McHugh Pendleton PhD OTR/L FAOTA
Pedretti’s Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction, 8th Edition prepares you for occupational therapy practice with adults who have physical disabilities. This cornerstone text provides a foundation for the development of clinical reasoning skills in a comprehensive, case-based learning approach to physical dysfunction.
New full color photos and helpful pedagogy, including threaded case studies, OT Practice Notes, ethical considerations, and end-of-chapter review questions, reinforce learning, enhance retention, and prompt you to apply principles in a clinical setting.UNIQUE! Threaded case studies, woven throughout each chapter, help you apply concepts to real-life clinical practice.UNIQUE!
Ethical Considerations boxes highlight the key ethical concerns of treatment options so you can practice ethically.UNIQUE! OT Practice Notes convey important considerations for professional practice. Focuses on the occupational therapist’s role in health and wellness, which the OTA has identified as a key practice area in the 21st century.
9. Documentation Manual for Occupational Therapy: Writing SOAP Notes
Author: by Crystal Gateley
One of the most critical skills that occupational therapists must learn is effective documentation. With that idea in mind, Documentation Manual for Occupational Therapy: Writing SOAP Notes, Fourth Edition presents a systematic approach to a standard form of health care documentation: the SOAP note.
The clinical reasoning skills underlying SOAP note documentation can be adapted to fit the written or electronic documentation requirements of nearly any occupational therapy practice setting. This new Fourth Edition has been updated to reflect current information essential to contemporary occupational therapy practice, including the AOTA’s Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain & Process, Third Edition.
Documentation Manual for Occupational Therapy, Fourth Edition also includes the COAST method, a specific format for writing occupation-based goals. Crystal Gateley and Sherry Borcherding use a how-to strategy by breaking up the documentation process into a step-by-step sequence. Numerous worksheets are provided to practice each individual skill as well as the entire SOAP note process.
10. The Intentional Relationship: Occupational Therapy and Use of Self
Author: by Renee R. Taylor PhD
F.A. Davis Company
Right on target.Innovative, nothing comes near it in occupational therapy. A sophisticated meld of occupational therapy and psychology. It is very innovative for occupational therapy and other fields. I am thoroughly impressed. I have found no occupational therapy book more interesting to me than this one.
I always have to go outside of the field to find such rich and interesting material. Sharan Schwartzberg, EdD, OTR, FAOTA, Tufts University, Boston, MA., review of the 1st Edition This groundbreaking book addresses a critical aspect of the occupational therapy practicethe art and science of building effective therapeutic relationships with clients.
A distinguished clinician, scientist, and educator, Rene Taylor, PhD, has defined a conceptual practice model, the Intentional Relationship Model, to identify how the client and the therapist each contribute to the unique interpersonal dynamic that becomes the therapeutic relationship. She emphasizes how therapists must act deliberately, thoughtfully, and with vigilant anticipation of the challenges and breakthroughs that have the potential to influence the course of the relationship.
11. Case-Smith's Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents
Author: by Jane Clifford O'Brien PhD MS EdL OTR/L FAOTA
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 you in-step 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.
12. Principles and Applications of Assessment in Counseling
Author: by Susan C. Whiston
NOTE: Access Code is NOT INCLUDEDThis comprehensive introduction to assessment, created specifically for counseling students, presents mathematical and statistical concepts in a simple and useful manner. The book stresses the importance of counselors being good consumers of assessment tools, and helps them avoid misusing tools in manners that may be harmful to clients.
Updated throughout, PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS OF ASSESSMENT IN COUNSELING, 5th Edition includes material on the DSM-5 and corresponds to the 2014 Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing as well as to the 2016 CACREP Standards. MindTap, an online learning experience built on the book’s content, is available with the text.
MindTap guides students through the course by combining readings, video examples and other multimedia, applied activities, and assessments into a singular Learning Path.
13. Occupational Therapy Examination Review Guide
Author: by Caryn R. Johnson MS OTR/L FAOTA
F.A. Davis Company
Be prepared for the latest NBCOT exam! Rely on the guide that has helped thousands of students pass their exams with exactly the practice they need. The 4th Edition mirrors the latest NBCOT exam blueprint and the question formatsmultiple-choice and simulation at the difficulty level and in the decision-making style of the actual exam.
More than 1,000 questions in five practice exams help you identify your strengths and weaknesses while you improve your test-taking performance.Access more online. Redeem the Plus Code inside new, printed texts to access a wealth of DavisPlus resources. You’ll find your Davis Digital Version, your complete text online, nine clinical simulation tests, and three practice exams, each featuring a clinical simulation followed by 170 multiple-choice questions as well as prompt and response-type questions covering evaluation, treatment, intervention, and professional practice800 questions in all.
“The key to passing the test is not only knowledge, but practicing taking multiple-choice questions, and these questions most closely match the ones on the exam. I think that this is the best exam review guide on the market.”Paula Kramer, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia “The greatest strength of these review questions is that there are so many questions rich in diverse material and that the questions are so similar to the questions on the actual exam.
14. Occupational Therapy Toolkit: Patient Handouts and Treatment Guides
Author: by Cheryl Hall
Hallen House Publishing
Fully revised and expanded in 2018. The Occupational Therapy Toolkit 7th edition is a collection of 354 full-page illustrated patient handouts. The handouts are organized by 97 treatment guides and are based on current research and best practice. This 787 page practical resource is the BEST resource for every therapist working with physical disabilities, chronic conditions or geriatrics.
15. Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process, 4th Edition
Author: by American Occupational Therapy Association
The Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process (OTPF) summarizes the interrelated constructs that describe occupational therapy practice. It is intended for a wide audience of occupational therapy practitioners and students, other health care professionals, educators, researchers, payers, and consumers.
This 4th edition (the OTPF 4) continues its predecessors mission to provide structure and guidance for practitioners to achieve the distinct value of occupational therapy in the clinic and other settings. An American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) official document, the OTPF is reviewed on a 5-year cycle.
The review period includes the voices of AOTA members, scholars, authors, practitioners, AOTA volunteer leadership and staff, and other stakeholders to ensure that the document maintains its integrity while responding to emerging concepts and advances in occupational therapy. The OTPF 4 includes the following changes: *Increased focus on group and population clients *Identification of the cornerstones of occupational therapy practice, foundational to the success of occupational therapy practitioners *More explicit description and definition of the terms occupational science, occupation, and activity *Changes in terminology to accord with the taxonomy from the World Health Organization s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) *Inclusion of gender identity as a client factor under experience of self and time *Discussion of transitions and discontinuation as outcomes to occupational therapy services *Discussion of patient-reported outcomes *Five new tables to expand on and clarify concepts.
16. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health: A Vision for Participation
Author: by Catana Brown PhD OTR/L FAOTA
F.A. Davis Company
A person-centered, recovery-oriented, and occupation-based approach to mental health across the lifespan This revision of a well-loved text continues to embrace the confluence of person, environment, and occupation in mental health as its organizing theoretical model, emphasizing the lived experience of mental illness and recovery.
Rely on this groundbreaking text to guide you through an evidence-based approach to helping clients with mental health disorders on their recovery journey by participating in meaningful occupations. Understand the recovery process for all areas of their livesphysical, emotional, spiritual, and mentaland know how to manage co-occurring conditions.
Content has been updated to follow the most current DSM-5 information and best practices from the evidence. New chapters highlight changes in occupational therapy practice and settings, and additional assessment and intervention content strengthens the applicability to current practice.