Recreation Therapy With Individuals Living in the Community, 3rd ed. - eBook

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ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-57167-812-6

Author(s): Marcia Jean Carter, Christen G. Smith

Copyright year: 2016

Edition: 3rd

Other Formats: Print

pages: 242

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The third edition of Recreation Therapy With Individuals Living in the Community: An Inclusive Approach reflects the changing nature of health care, health and human services, and our professional focus.

This book provides an overview of the process, referred to as APIED (assessment, plan, implement, evaluate, document), used to design, deliver, and evaluate services that fully incorporate all participants.

The authors have taught at the higher education level. They have also held positions in nonprofit and public agencies in outdoor settings and community therapeutic recreation with individuals of all ages and abilities, as well as have had broad-based experience in the parks and recreation profession.

This book is designed for recreation therapy, recreation, and health and human service professionals who provide services to all community residents. It is also useful for introductory and programming courses in recreation therapy and recreation and that address inclusion.

Module 1: Introduction: Paradigm Shifts and Practice Influences


Part 1: Managing Aspects of Recreation Therapy

Module 2: The Community

   Section 1: Determining External Strengths: Community Assessment

   Section 2: Accessibility: Essential Eligibility Criteria and Reasonable Accommodation

   Section 3: Financial Resources

   Section 4: Transportation

Module 3: The Agency

   Section 1: Determining Internal Strengths: Agency Assessment

   Section 2: Mission, Policy, and Procedures

   Section 3: Organizational Structure

   Section 4: Marketing and Advocacy

   Section 5: Staffing and Staff Training

   Section 6: Risk and Safety Management


Part 2: Programmatic Aspects of Recreation Therapy

Module 4: Assessment With Individuals and Programs

Module 5: Planning Individualized Programs

Module 6: Implementing Individualized Programs

Module 7: Monitoring and Evaluating for Quality

Module 8: Documenting the APIED Process

Module 9: Best Practices

Module 10: Participants

   Section 1: Anatomy, Physiology, and Kinesiology and Related Impairments

   Section 2: Cognition and Related Impairments

   Section 3: Diverse Population Groups

   Section 4: Psychology and Related Impairments

   Section 5: Senses and Related Impairments

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