Occupational Therapy: Performance, Participation, and Well-Being, Fourth Edition

Charles H. Christiansen, EdD, OTR, OT(C), FAOTA; Julie D. Bass, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Carolyn M. Baum, PhD, OTR(C), FAOTA
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Occupational Therapy: Performance, Participation, and Well-Being, Fourth Edition, is a comprehensive occupational therapy text that introduces students to core knowledge in the profession and the foundations of practice—the occupations, person factors, and environment factors that support performance, participation, and well-being.  
Editors, Drs. Charles H. Christiansen, Carolyn M. Baum, and Julie D. Bass, are joined by more than 40 international scholars who bring students, faculty, and practitioners the evidence that supports occupational therapy practice.  The PEOP Model 4th Edition is featured as an exemplar of a person-environment-occupation model and provides a valuable roadmap for understanding key concepts and developing strong clinical reasoning skills in the occupational therapy process. 
  • Examines the theories, models, frameworks, and classifications that support contemporary knowledge of person, environment, and occupational factors.
  • Presents detailed chapters on the occupations of children and youth, adults, older adults, organizations, and populations
  • Provides extensive coverage of the person factors (psychological, cognition, sensory, motor, physiological, spirituality) and environment factors (culture, social, physical, policy, technology) that support occupational performance
  • Includes exceptional content on the essentials of professional practice - therapeutic use of self, evidence-based practice, professionalism, lifelong development, ethics, business fundamentals, and critical concepts
  • Builds clear links with the AOTA’s Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, Third Edition;  International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, and accreditation standards for entry-level occupational therapy programs.
  • Introduces emerging practice areas of self-management, community-based practice, technology, and teaching/learning and opportunities to work with organizations and populations
  • Incorporates international and global perspectives on core knowledge and occupational therapy practice. 
  • Documents assessments, interventions, resources, and evidence in user-friendly tables
  • Uses simple and complex cases to illustrate key concepts and ideas.
New and Updated Sections in the Fourth Edition:
  • Individual chapters on each person factor and environmental factor and occupations across the lifespan
  • Expanded coverage of approaches for organizations and populations and entry-level professional skills
  • Consistent framework of tables and language across chapters and sections. 
  • Additional teaching materials in the www.efacultylounge.com including PowerPoint presentations

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About the Editors
Contributing Authors 

Section I Occupational Therapy: Promoting Occupational Performance, Participation, and Well-Being and Placing the Focus on Everyday Life 
Chapter 1 A Welcome to Occupational Therapy: Performance, Participation, and Well-Being, Fourth Edition
Julie D. Bass, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Carolyn M. Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; and Charles H. Christiansen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA
Chapter 2 Health, Occupational Performance, and Occupational Therapy 
Charles H. Christiansen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA; Carolyn M. Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; and Julie D. Bass, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Chapter 3 Theory, Models, Frameworks, and Classifications 
Carolyn M. Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Julie D. Bass, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; and Charles H. Christiansen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA
Chapter 4 The Person-Environment-Occupation-Performance (PEOP) Model
Carolyn M. Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Charles H. Christiansen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA; and Julie D. Bass, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Chapter 5 Interventions and Outcomes: The Person-Environment-Occupation-Performance (PEOP) Occupational Therapy Process 
Julie D. Bass, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Carolyn M. Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; and Charles H. Christiansen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA
Chapter 6 Therapeutic Use of Self: A Catalyst in the Client-Therapist Alliance for Change 
Helene J. Polatajko, PhD, OTReg(Ont), OT(C), FCAOT, FCAHS; Jane A. Davis, MSc, OTReg(Ont), OTR, OT(C); and Sara E. McEwen, PhD, MSc, BSc(PT)
Chapter 7 Using Evidence to Guide Practice 
Sally Bennett, PhD, BOccThy(Hons)
Section II Critical Elements of Occupation and Occupational Performance 
Chapter 8 The Complexity and Patterns of Human Occupations 
Lena-Karin Erlandsson, PhD, RegOT and Charles H. Christiansen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA
Chapter 9 Occupations of Childhood and Adolescence 
Sylvia Rodger, BOccThy, MEdSt, PhD; Jenny Ziviani, BAppSc(OT), MOccThy, PhD; and Sok Mui Lim, BOT(Hons), GCert Higher Ed, PhD
Chapter 10 Occupations of Adulthood 
Kathleen Matuska, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA and Kate Barrett, OTD, OTR/L
Chapter 11 Occupations of Elderhood 
Gunilla Eriksson, RegOT, PhD; Margareta Lilja, RegOT, PhD; Hans Jonsson, RegOT, PhD; Ingela Petersson, RegOT, PhD; and Verena C. Tatzer, OT, MSc
Chapter 12 Occupations of Organizations 
Carol Haertlein Sells, PhD, OTR, FAOTA
Chapter 13 Occupations of Populations 
Julie D. Bass, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Section III Person Factors That Support Occupational Performance 
Chapter 14 Person Factors: Psychological 
Catana Brown, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA and Virginia C. Stoffel, PhD, OT, BCMH, FAOTA
Chapter 15 Person Factors: Cognition 
Adina Maeir, PhD, OT and Shlomit Rotenberg-Shpigelman, MSc, OT
Chapter 16 Person Factors: Sensory 
Leeanne M. Carey, BAppSc(OT), PhD, FAOTA
Chapter 17 Person Factors: Motor 
Lisa L. Dutton, PhD, PT and Julie D. Bass, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Chapter 18 Person Factors: Physiological 
Sandra L. Rogers, PhD, OTR/L
Chapter 19 Person Factors: Meaning, Sensemaking, and Spirituality 
Aaron M. Eakman, PhD, OTR/L
Section IV Environment Factors That Support Occupational Performance 
Chapter 20 Environment Factors: Culture 
René Padilla, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, LMHP
Chapter 21 Environment Factors: Social Determinants of Health, Social Capital, and Social Support 
Julie D. Bass, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Carolyn M. Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Charles H. Christiansen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA; and Kathryn Haugen, REHS/RS
Chapter 22 Environment Factors: Physical and Natural Environment 
Susan Stark, PhD, OTR/L; Jon Sanford, MArch; and Marian Keglovits, OTD, MSCI
Chapter 23 Environment Factors: Health, Education, Social, and Public Policies 
Diane L. Smith, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA and Stan A. Hudson, MA
Chapter 24 Environment Factors: Technology 
Jan Miller Polgar, PhD, OTReg(Ont), FCAOT
Section V Interventions: Principles and Emerging Approaches
Chapter 25 Principles Supporting Intervention and Professionalism 
John D. Fleming, EdD, OTR/L and Penelope A. Moyers Cleveland, EdD, OT/L, FAOTA
Chapter 26 A Person-Centered Strategy: Using Learning Strategies to Enable Performance, Participation, and Well-Being 
Timothy J. Wolf, OTD, MSCI, OTR/L and Naomi Josman, PhD, OT(I)
Chapter 27 An Organization-Centered Strategy: Self-Management—An Evolving Approach to Support Performance, Participation, and Well-Being 
Joy Hammel, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Marcia Finlayson, PhD, OTReg(Ont), OTR; and Danbi Lee, OTD, OTR/L
Chapter 28 Educational and Digital Technology Strategies 
Anita L. Hamilton, BAppSc(OT), MOccThy, Grad Cert(Higher Ed), PhD(Cand) and Alec I. Hamilton, BEd(Sci), Grad Dip App Child Psych, MAnaly Psych, MCouns(Psych)
Chapter 29 A Population-Centered Strategy: Public and Community Health 
Gretchen V. M. Stone, PhD, OTR, FAOTA
Section VI Foundational Knowledge and Resources 
Chapter 30 Enabling Successful Practice Through Application of Business Fundamentals 
Patricia Nellis, MBA, OTR/L
Chapter 31 Key Occupational Therapy Concepts in the Person-Occupation-Environment-Performance Model: Their Origin and Historical Use in the Occupational Therapy Literature
Kathlyn L. Reed, PhD, OTR, FAOTA, MLIS

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About the Editors

Charles H. Christiansen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA is Executive Director of The American Occupational Therapy Foundation in Bethesda, Maryland, and Clinical Professor, Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. Dr. Christiansen is also Principal and Founder, StoryCrafting, Inc, LLC, a private consulting firm for life transitions based in Rochester, Minnesota. As a former senior academic administrator and tenured professor at the University of Minnesota, the University of Texas Medical Branch, and the University of British Columbia, he developed graduate programs and worked on his own research, focusing on patterns of human occupation and their relationship to health, particularly as buffers to create resiliency to stress-related illness and disability. Dr. Christiansen is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association and a past Vice President and Treasurer of that organization. He is the founding editor of the scientific journal OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, now well into its fourth decade of publication.
Carolyn M. Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA is the Elias Michael Director and Professor of Occupational Therapy, Neurology, and Social Work at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Baum has twice served as President of the American Occupational Therapy Association and was President of the American Occupational Therapy Certification Board (now NBCOT). She currently serves as the Chair of the American Occupational Therapy Foundation’s Research Commission and serves on the Executive Board of the Foundation. She has served on the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research at the National Institutes of Health and the Institute of Medicine’s Committee to Assess Rehabilitation Science and Engineering Needs. In those capacities, she contributed to reports to Congress. Dr. Baum’s research is on the relationship of occupation and participation in persons with chronic neurological conditions. She is engaged in research to determine effective interventions and continues her work in the measurement of occupational performance. She consistently contributes her work and the work of her mentees and students to scholarly journals and texts. Dr. Baum was inducted into the AOTF Academy of Research in 2006 for her exemplary and distinguished contributions toward the science of occupational therapy.
Julie D. Bass, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA is Professor and past Chair, Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. She was the Founding Director of the Public Health Program at St. Catherine University. Dr. Bass also serves as the Director of Research and Associate Director of the Institute for the Study of Occupation and Health at the American Occupational Therapy Foundation. She is an established and well-published scholar who has been a frequent presenter at national and international conferences and an invited member on several AOTA task force committees. Her areas of expertise include population health and health disparities, program development and evaluation, statistics and research methods, educational methods, and emerging areas of practice for occupational therapy. Dr. Bass is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association.