Occupational Therapy for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Occupational Therapy for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

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Paperback Published on: 23/10/2000
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Occupational Therapy for Child and Adolescent Mental Health is a practical textbook which provides occupational therapists working in this area with a theoretical framework for practice. It outlines the work of the occupational therapist in this area of mental health and introduces a variety of theoretical approaches and therapeutic interventions used with child and adolescent mental health clients. The role of the occupational therapist as part of a multidisciplinary team is emphasised throughout.This textbook will fill a real gap in the literature for occupational therapists, students and practitioners alike. It will alsobe welcomed by members of the other health care professions in the multidisciplinary team who need to understand each others roles so that they may work together more effectively.Addresses an area in which many occupational therapists are now likely to become involved and which is now receiving more attention within the student curriculum

Covers the full range of pre-adult age groupsWritten by a team of highly experienced therapists with many years of experience in the field

Includes examples of practice by international contributors (eg USA and New Zealand )Includes relevant theory and presents it related to practice both in the community and in specialised units

  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780443061349
  • Number of pages: 274
  • Weight: 560g
  • Dimensions: 260 x 184 mm

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