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The Intentional Relationship
A distinguished clinician and educator, Renee Taylor, PhD, uses a new conceptual practice model, the Intentional Relationship Model, to define 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.
Published by F.A. Davis on 01/07/2008
Book details: 480 pages.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Illness and Disability
Severe pain, debilitating fatigue, sleep disruption, severe gastrointestinal distress – these hallmarks of chronic illness complicate treatment as surely as they disrupt patients’ lives, in no small part because of the overlap between biological pathology and resulting psychological distress. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Illness and Disability cuts across formal diagnostic categories to apply proven therapeutic techniques to potentially devastating conditions, from first assessment to end of treatment. Four extended clinical case examples of patients with chronic fatigue, rheumatoid arthritis, inoperable cancer, and Crohn’s disease are used throughout the book to demonstrate how cognitive-behavioral interventions can be used to effectively address ongoing medical stressors and their attendant depression, anxiety, and quality-of-life concerns. At the same time, they highlight specific patient and therapist challenges commonly associated with chronic conditions. From implementing core CBT strategies to ensuring medication compliance, Renee Taylor offers professionals insights for synthesizing therapeutic knowledge with practical understanding of chronic disease. Her nuanced client portraits also show how individual patients can vary—even within themselves. This book offers clinicians invaluable help with - Conceptualizing patient problems - Developing the therapeutic relationship - Pacing of therapy - Cognitive restructuring - Behavioral modification - Problem solving - Fostering coping and adapting skills Taylor’s coverage is both clean and hands-on, with helpful assessments and therapy worksheets for quick reference. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Illness and Disability gives practitioners of CBT new insights into this population and provides newer practitioners with vital tools and tactics. All therapists will benefit as their clients can gain new confidence and regain control of their lives.
Published by Springer Science & Business Media on 01/16/2006
Book details: 378 pages.

Kielhofner's Research in Occupational Therapy
With an international team of expert contributors, Renee Taylor carries on Gary Kielhofner’s innovative work in the 2nd Edition of his comprehensive research methodologies text. This guide bridges the gap between theorists and practitioners. It focuses on the relevance and logic of research to provide a practical, demystified approach to conducting applied research in the field for graduate students and clinicians. You’ll begin with an introduction to the nature and scope of research and its place in OT and then explore research designs, measurements, and statistical analysis for qualitative, quantitative, and mixed studies. You’ll examine the steps and procedures required to conduct research and how research can be used to shape professional practice and improve patient care.
Published by F.A. Davis on 01/05/2017
Book details: 560 pages.

The Body Is Not an Apology
“To build a world that works for everyone, we must first make the radical decision to love every facet of ourselves…‘The body is not an apology' is the mantra we should all embrace.” —Kimberlé Crenshaw, legal scholar and founder and Executive Director, African American Policy Forum “Taylor invites us to break up with shame, to deepen our literacy, and to liberate our practice of celebrating every body and never apologizing for this body that is mine and takes care of me so well.” —Alicia Garza, cocreator of the Black Lives Matter Global Network and Strategy + Partnerships Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance “Her manifesto on radical self-love is life altering—required reading for anyone who struggles with body image.” —Claire Foster, Foreword Review Humans are a varied and divergent bunch with all manner of beliefs, morals, and bodies. Systems of oppression thrive off our inability to make peace with difference and injure the relationship we have with our own bodies. The Body Is Not an Apology offers radical self-love as the balm to heal the wounds inflicted by these violent systems. World-renowned activist and poet Sonya Renee Taylor invites us to reconnect with the radical origins of our minds and bodies and celebrate our collective, enduring strength. As we awaken to our own indoctrinated body shame, we feel inspired to awaken others and to interrupt the systems that perpetuate body shame and oppression against all bodies. When we act from this truth on a global scale, we usher in the transformative opportunity of radical self-love, which is the opportunity for a more just, equitable, and compassionate world—for us all.
Published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers on 02/13/2018
Book details: 168 pages.

Innovations in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research and Clinical Practice
Stay current on the pressing issues affecting chronic fatigue syndrome! Presenting vital new information on the biomedical community’s ongoing struggle to treat this crippling disorder, Innovations in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research and Clinical Practice documents the proceedings of the American Association of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome's 5th International Research, Clinical and Patient Conference. This insightful collection of articles by researchers and healthcare professionals deals primarily with two concerns of the AACFS-refining the clinical definition of CFS and renaming the disease to eliminate its negative connotation, and treating the disease through pathophysiological methods. The findings prove essential for healthcare professionals, biomedical researchers, and anyone suffering from this disabling and misunderstood disorder. Innovations in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research and Clinical Practice includes current research findings on: the “attitudinal impasse” between CFS sufferers and their physicians the effect diagnostic labels have on attributions for CFS subtypes of individuals with CFS based on sociodemographics, illness onset and duration, stressful precipitating events, symptom frequency, and comorbidity characteristics the relationship between comorbid Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and frequency of CFS symptoms health-related personality variables in CFS and multiple sclerosis Innovations in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research and Clinical Practice is the latest chapter in the continuing search for understanding and increased awareness of CFS. It is must reading for anyone connected with the disease--personally or professionally.
Published by CRC Press on 10/03/2001
Book details: 129 pages.

The Scholarship of Practice
Integrate the freshest research with clinical practice Occupational therapy (OT) practitioners often lack the fundamental skills to conduct or effectively use research, illustrating a disturbing gap between the advancement of theoretical concepts and the extent to which concepts are actually applied. The Scholarship of Practice: Academic-Practice Collaborations for Promoting Occupational Therapy closes this gap by presenting a conceptual framework that integrates theory and research with clinical practice. Leaders in the field provide insightful, thought-provoking ideas and strategies to promote research and facilitate effective new concepts and theories to hands-on practitioners. The Scholarship of Practice is a model that blends education with practice, dynamically applying theoretical principles of occupational therapy learned in the classroom to their actual clinical practice. This framework is a planned, focused, practice-relevant way to educate students, build a tradition of independent scholarship, consult with community-based organizations, and contribute to best occupational therapy practice. Case studies show how partnerships and collaborative efforts can foster and apply important advances and rehabilitative strategies within communities. Examples of faculty-practitioner partnering at Duquesne University and the approach to scholarship at the University of Illinois are clearly discussed. This cutting-edge compilation of ideas and research is extensively referenced and filled with useful diagrams and tables. The Scholarship of Practice: Academic-Practice Collaborations for Promoting Occupational Therapy discusses: evidence-based scholarship participatory action research single case study designs approaches that provide scientific evidence supporting OT services how theory, models, or frames of reference are modified as a result of practice demands or expectations best practices in education continuum of care services the “New Doors Model” that provides occupation-based services—while providing new opportunities for occupational therapists the Practice-Scholar Program at Duquesne University the Concerns Report Method research on the outcomes of practice that support improved services creative fieldwork education that engages students in the scholarship of practice and more! The Scholarship of Practice: Academic-Practice Collaborations for Promoting Occupational Therapy makes important, enlightening reading for occupational therapists, OT educators and scholars, and graduate students preparing for advanced roles in OT.
Published by Routledge on 05/13/2013
Book details: 256 pages.

Lovers and Other Strangers
Five Comedies Characters: 6 male, 6 female 4 interior sets. A hit on Broadway and later on film, this edition includes the popular sequence Hal and Cathy created for the film and played by Gig Young and Anne Jackson. The other stories include Brenda and Jerry in a planned seduction gone wrong. Johnny and Wilma have been married so long that they can't remember who starts what. With Mike and Susan, on the eve their wedding, he's getting cold feet and she must gently talk him down the aisle. In the last, Bea, Frank, Richie and Joan, a long-married couple who have fought for over thirty years try to save their son's marriage by confessing to their own failures. "A lot of smiles as well as genuine belly laughs."-N.Y. Times "Realistic and observant.... sketch[es] a character with a few strokes."-N.Y. Post "Very funny and engaging."-Wall Street Journal
Published by Samuel French, Inc. on 08/18/1968
Book details: 49 pages.

Skills for Practice in Occupational Therapy E-Book
This book is the companion volume to Duncan: FOUNDATIONS FOR PRACTICE IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, 5e and provides a comprehensive guide to the practice applications of the theory base. It is designed to be a "basic and beyond" text, of value to students throughout their studies but also a valuable reference text to clinicians. The sections cover the following essential skills for effective occupational therapy practice: clinical skills, management and leadership skills, evidence-based and research skills, and thinking, judgement and decision-making skills. Links theory and evidence-base, and is also practical Each chapter follows same basic structure (same format as Foundations) Each chapter contains practical examples and/or vignettes New addition of highlight boxes in each chapter gives the main points in bullet format for ease of access to students new to the area Well referenced
Published by Elsevier Health Sciences on 12/02/2011
Book details: 376 pages.

A Model of Human Occupation
Presenting the new edition of the text that delivers the most widely-used and developed conceptual model in occupational therapy. Beautifully redesigned and fully revised, the Third Edition of A Model of Human Occupation (MOHO) delivers the latest in human occupation research and application to practice. New to this edition: a reader-friendly format with second color and additional illustrations and anecdotes; more case examples for integrating the model into practice; a discussion of the therapy process and how change occurs; language linked to UT and ICIDH-2 terminology; a research chapter; and numerous research references highlighting the growing body of evidence supporting MOHO.
Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on 08/18/2019
Book details: 576 pages.

The Social Psychology of Politics
Early studies of political behavior examined the sociological, attitudinal, and rational determinants of political behavior. However, none of these approaches provided a descriptive model of how people process political information and make political decisions under naturalistic conditions that involve limited cognitive capacity and motivation. Fortunately, contemporary approaches within the field of political psychology have begun to address these concerns. Inspired by recent advances in the area of social psychology, researchers are rapidly developing more realistic and detailed models of the psychological process that determines political judgements and behavior. Early attempts to merely predict political behavior have been replaced by an attempt to describe the actual process whereby individuals gather, interpret, exchange, and combine information to arrive at a political judgement or decision. This volume provides comprehensive coverage of this pioneering era of research in political psychology.
Published by Springer Science & Business Media on 04/30/2002
Book details: 244 pages.
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