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Measuring Occupational Performance: Supporting Best Practice In Occupational Therapy

byMary Law, Carolyn M. Baum, Winnie Dunn

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As the profession of occupational therapy continues to mature and expand its practice, the measurement of occupational performance is one of the key avenues that all practicing clinicians will need to explore and master.Measuring Occupational Performance: Supporting Best Practice in Occupational Therapy, Third Editionsummarizes the measurement tools needed to assess client occupational performance, to provide the best intervention, and to document the effectiveness of that intervention. These measurement tools are not just a compilation of all that are available for measurement relevant to occupational therapy; they are an elite group of tools carefully selected by the editors through a process of rigorous theoretical, clinical, and scientific reasoning.

In thisThird Edition, Drs. Mary Law, Carolyn Baum, and Winnie Dunn have updated current chapters and added new topics that have not been covered in past editions, such as a chapter on measuring school performance, a key area of practice. Also included is a chapter on measurement principles and development to highlight the concepts common to all the measures included in the text. TheThird Editionalso has a focus on the best measures and measures that are used most frequently.

Features of theThird Edition:
  • Offers insight into the importance of measuring functional performance, methodologies, measurement issues, and best approach for outcome measurement
  • Conveys a broad focus on occupational performance and offers examples from a wide range of practice settings and from multiple spots throughout the lifespan
  • Explains the technical aspects of measurement developmentand methodologiesand which components of functioning are to be measured and how
  • Develops an understanding of the theoretical aspects and evidence for both standardized tests and non-standardized tests

Instructors in educational settings can visitwww.efacultylounge.comfor additional material to be used for teaching in the classroom.

New in theThird Edition:
  • Focus on strengths-based approaches
  • Measures health and disability at both individual and population levels using theInternational Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health(ICF)
  • An emphasis on evidence-based practice and using evidence from other disciplines, not just from occupational therapy
  • New chapter focused on school-based practice
  • New content on reliability, validity, and responsiveness
  • New content on goal attainment
  • Additional material on decision making in practice

In this changing health care environment,Measuring Occupational Performance: Supporting Best Practice in Occupational Therapy, Third Editionexplains how core values and beliefs can be put into everyday practice and is the essential reference manual for the evidence-based occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant student and practitioner.
Mary Law, PhD, FCAOT is Professor Emeritus, School of Rehabilitation Science and CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada.Carolyn Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA is the Elias Michael Director and Professor of Occupational Therapy, Neurology and Social Work at Washington University School of M...
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Title:Measuring Occupational Performance: Supporting Best Practice In Occupational TherapyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:475 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 1.3 inPublished:October 15, 2016Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Dedication

Acknowledgments

About the Editors

Contributing Authors

Preface

Foreword by Linda Tickle-Degnen, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Introduction: Foundations of Occupational Therapy Measurement Practice

Chapter 1 Measurement in Occupational Therapy

Mary Law, PhD, FCAOT and Carolyn Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Chapter 2 Measurement Concepts and Practices

Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

Chapter 3 Understanding Measurement Properties

Susan Magasi, PhD; Apeksha Gohil, BOT; Mark Burghart, MOT; and Anna Wallisch, MOT

Chapter 4 Guiding Therapist Decisions for Measuring Outcomes in Occupational Therapy

Mary Law, PhD, FCAOT and Joy MacDermid, BScPT, PhD

Chapter 5 Identifying Person Factors That Impact Occupational Performance Assessment

Monica S. Perlmutter, OTD, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA and Meredith P. Gronski, OTD, OTR/L

Chapter 6 Using Naturalistic Measurement Methods to Understand Occupational Performance

Mary A. Corcoran, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Carolyn Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; and
Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

Chapter 7 Measuring Occupational Performance Using a Client-Centered Perspective

Mary Ann McColl, PhD, MTS and Nancy Pollock, MSc, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Chapter 8 Self-Determination and Self-Management

Joy Hammel, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Danbi Lee, PhD, OTD, OTR/L; Jenna Heffron, PhD, OTR/L; and
Kira Meskin, OTD, OTR/L

Chapter 9 General Measures of Participation Across the Lifespan

Mary Law, PhD, FCAOT; Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA; and Carolyn Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Chapter 10 Overview of Play and Leisure

Jenny Ziviani, PhD, BAppSc(OT), BA, MEd; Anne A. Poulsen, PhD, BOccThy (Hons); and
Laura Miller, PhD, BSc(OT)(Hons), MHSM

Chapter 11 Measuring Work Performance

Vicki Kaskutas, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Chapter 12 Measuring Participation at School

Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA; Becky Nicholson, OTD, OTR/L; and Lauren Foster, OTD, OTR/L

Chapter 13 Measuring Occupational Performance in Basic Activities of Daily Living

Lori Letts, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.) and Jackie Bosch, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Chapter 14 Measuring Performance in Instrumental Activities of Daily Living

Margo B. Holm, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, ABDA and Joan C. Rogers, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Chapter 15 Measuring Time Use and Occupational Balance

Catherine Backman, PhD, OT(C), FCAOT and Mary Forhan, PhD, OT(C)

Chapter 16 Measuring Environmental Factors

Patricia Rigby, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.); Oana Craciunoiu, MScOT, OT(C); Jill Stier, MA, OT Reg. (Ont.); and
Lori Letts, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Chapter 17 Measuring Social Factors

Julie D. Bass, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA and Kathryn M. B. Haugen, REHS/RS

Chapter 18 Applying an Occupational Performance Measurement Approach: Challenges and Strategies
in Implementation

Mary Law, PhD, FCAOT; Carolyn Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; and Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

Appendix A List of Measures (Alphabetical)

Appendix B List of Measures by Occupational Performance Area

Appendix C List of Measures by Source/Author

Appendix D List of Measures Mapped to the International Classification of Functioning

Appendix E Outcome Measures Rating Forms and Guidelines

Financial Disclosures

Index