The History Of Occupational Therapy: The First Century by Lori T AndersenThe History Of Occupational Therapy: The First Century by Lori T Andersen

The History Of Occupational Therapy: The First Century

byLori T Andersen, Kathlyn L Reed

Hardcover | January 15, 2017

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To understand who we are and where we are going,
we first need to understand who we were and where we came from.

The History of Occupational Therapy: The First Centuryby Drs. Lori T. Andersen and Kathlyn L. Reed follows a chronological timeline, providing discussions and reflections on the influence of various personalities, politics, legislation and policy, economics, socio-cultural values, technology, and educational factors that led to the progressive maturation of the profession.

The History of Occupational Therapy: The First Centuryincludes photographs of pioneers, leaders, and advocates of occupational therapy; pictures of occupational therapy artifacts, including newspaper clippings and historical documents; maps showing historical locations in occupational therapy practice and education; and sidebars that give glimpses into personalities and events.

  • The only historical book on the profession's first 100 years
  • Scholarly book for teaching, professional, and personal use
  • State-of-the-art materials to support teaching available
  • Features glimpses into occupational therapy personalities

The History of Occupational Therapy: The First Centuryprovides all occupational therapy practitioners and occupational therapy students with a historical context of the profession. Generous use of photographs and illustrations create a visually stimulating and scholarly book that provides the historical context of the profession, from the formative stages in the 18th century to the eve of the Centennial Celebration in 2017, as well as a glimpse into the future.

“History can tell us that the seeming hardship, the self-doubts of efficacy, the searching for our roots are actually precursors for establishing a new strategic vision and plan that could put us in the forefront of progress.
Robert Bing, President, American Occupational Therapy Association, 1983
Lori T. Andersen, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA,received her Bachelor of Science degree in Rehabilitation Services from Springfield College, her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from the Medical College of Virginia, and her Doctorate in Education from Nova Southeastern University. She has more than 15 years of experience in clinica...
Title:The History Of Occupational Therapy: The First CenturyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 10 × 7 × 1.2 inPublished:January 15, 2017Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617119970

ISBN - 13:9781617119972

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Table of Contents



About the Authors

Foreword by Charles H. Christiansen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA


Chapter 1 The Formative Stages: Ancient Times to 1900s

Chapter 2 Conception and Formal Birth: 1900s to 1917

Chapter 3 World War I: 1917 to 1920s

Chapter 4 Standard Setting: 1920s to 1940s

Chapter 5 Rapid Growth and Expansion: 1940s to 1960s

Chapter 6 Turning Points: 1960s to 1970s

Chapter 7 Back to Philosophical Base: 1970s to 1980s

Chapter 8 Search for a Unifying Theory: 1980s to 1990s

Chapter 9 Time of Conflict: 1990s to 2000s

Chapter 10 Looking to the Future: 2000s to 2010s

Chapter 11 On the Road to the Centennial Vision and Beyond

Appendix A Presidents of NSPOT and AOTA

Appendix B Executive Officers of NSPOT and AOTA

Appendix C Locations of Headquarters for NSPOT and AOTA

Appendix D Official Organ/Journal of NSPOT and AOTA

Appendix E Annual Meetings of NSPOT and AOTA

Appendix F Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecturers and Lectures.

Appendix G AOTA Award of Merit Recipients

Appendix H AOTA Membership Summary