Foundations for Practice in Occupational Therapy

5th Edition

with PAGEBURST Access


  • Edward Duncan
  • Key Features

    • Discusses evidence-based practices and established theories but also includes contemporary developments
    • Range of expert contributors provide an international perspective of practice
    • Case studies highlighting the application of theory to practice
    • Details of the latest developments and debates in the field

    Table of Contents

    Foreword by Elizabeth Townsend
    Cover painting by Michel Pochet

    Section 1 Introduction to the philosophy, principles and practice of occupational therapy
    1 Introduction
    Edward A.S. Duncan

    2 Theoretical foundations of occupational therapy: external influences
    Edward A.S. Duncan

    3 Theoretical foundations of occupational therapy: internal influences
    Edward A.S. Duncan

    4 Skills and processes in occupational therapy
    Edward A.S. Duncan

    5 An introduction to conceptual models of practice and frames of reference
    Edward A.S. Duncan

    Section 2 Conceptual models of practice
    6 The Model of Human Occupation: embracing the complexity of occupation by integrating theory into practice and practice into theory
    Kirsty Forsyth & Gary Kielhofner

    7 Applying the Canadian Model of Occupational Performance
    Thelma Sumsion, Lesley Tischler-Draper & Sheila Heinicke

    8 The Person–Environment–Occupational Performance (PEOP) Model
    Charles Christiansen, Carolyn M. Baum & Julie Bass

    9 The Functional Information-processing Model
    Jackie Pool

    10 The Kawa (River) Model
    Michael K. Iwama & Kee Hean Lim

    Section 3 Frames of reference
    11 The client-centred frame of reference
    Davina M. Parker

    12 The cognitive behavioural frame of reference
    Edward A.S. Duncan

    13 An introduction to the psychodynamic frame of reference
    Margaret A. Daniel & Sheena E.E. Blair

    14 The biomechanical frame of reference in occupational therapy
    Ian R. McMillan

    15 Theoretical approaches to motor control and cognitive–perceptual function
    Sally Feaver & Leisle Ezekiel

    Section 4 A new


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