Foundations of Pediatric Practice for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, Second Edition

Amy  Wagenfeld, PhD OTR/L SCEM FAOTA ; Jennifer  Kaldenberg, MSA OTR/L SCLV FAOTA ; Delana Honaker, PhD OTR FAOTA

  • $75.95
  • ISBN 10 1-63091-124-0
  • ISBN 13 978-1-63091-124-9
  • 472 pp Soft Cover
  • Pub. Date: 2017
  • Order# 31249

 

Foundations of Pediatric Practice for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, Second Edition delivers essential information for occupational therapy assistant students and practitioners in a succinct and straightforward format. In collaboration with a wide range of highly skilled and expert professionals from clinical practice and academia, Amy Wagenfeld, Jennifer Kaldenberg, and DeLana Honaker present an interprofessional perspective to pediatric clinical foundations, theory, and practical application activities in a highly accessible and engaging format.

 

The Second Edition of Foundations of Pediatric Practice for the Occupational Therapy Assistant offers new and engaging features, including diverse illustrations, to facilitate learning from the classroom to the clinic. Integrated within each chapter are Stories From Practice: brief vignettes of actual author clinical experiences, short case studies, and reflective activities designed to elicit discussion and exploration into the unique world of pediatric occupational therapy theory and practice. A new chapter on childhood trauma has been added to enhance the comprehensive and current nature of pediatric practice in the 21st century.

 

Available online is a significant Major Infant Reflexes Chart and a comprehensive Normal Developmental Milestones Chart that will reinforce important concepts associated with child development as it relates to occupational therapy assistant practice. The seamless integration of this material enables all readers to develop a comprehensive understanding of the information and apply that knowledge in a pediatric setting.

Features of the Second Edition:

  • Up-to-date information, including the AOTA’s current Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics
  • Stories From Practice feature, which provides a unique reflective link from classroom to clinic
  • Useful resources for classroom to clinical practice
  • Bonus website that provides a comprehensive Normal Developmental Milestones Chart and Major Infants Reflexes Chart
  • Chapter on childhood trauma

Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional material to be used for teaching in the classroom.

Foundations of Pediatric Practice for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, Second Edition continues to be the perfect text for both occupational therapy assistant students and practitioners specializing in or transitioning to pediatrics.

 

Dedication

Acknowledgments

About the Editors

Contributing Authors

Foreword by Mary Ellen East, MS, COTAL, ROH

Chapter 1       Introduction

Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEM, FAOTA; Jennifer Kaldenberg, MSA, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA;
 and DeLana Honaker, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

Chapter 2       Foundations of Occupational Therapy

Cynthia Haynes, OTD, OTR/L and Sara J. Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT

Chapter 3       A Brief Overview of Occupational Therapy Theories, Models, and Frames of Reference

Michael Roberts, OTD, OTR/L

Chapter 4       Collaborative Models of Intervention

Beth W. DeGrace, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA and Sandra H. Arnold, PT, PhD

Chapter 5       Ethical Practice/Legal Mandates

Lisa A. Dixon, PhD, JD; DeLana Honaker, PhD, OTR, FAOTA; and Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEM, FAOTA

Chapter 6       Documentation

Rachel B. Diamant, PhD, OTR/L, BCP and Brandi Buchanan, OTD, OTR/L

Chapter 7       A Snapshot of Early Development

Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEM, FAOTA

Chapter 8       Putting Families First: Family Occupations and Family-Centered Therapy

Stacy Sue Rosello, MA, OTR/L; DeLana Honaker, PhD, OTR, FAOTA; and Ruby Salazar, LCSW, BCD

Chapter 9       An Overview of Developmental Assessments

Cindee Quake-Rapp, PhD, OTR/L and Joshua Skuller, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, ATP

Chapter 10     Diagnoses Commonly Associated With Childhood

Catherine Candler, OTR, PhD, BCP and Sidney Michael Trantham, PhD

Chapter 11     Positioning in Pediatrics: Making the Right Choices

DeLana Honaker, PhD, OTR, FAOTA and Molly Campbell, MS, OTR/L, ATP

Chapter 12     Introduction to Sensory Integration

Teresa A. May-Benson, ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Chapter 13     Oral Motor Skills and Feeding

Jean Lyons Martens, MS, OTR/L, C/NDT

Chapter 14     Childhood Occupations and Play

Jan Hollenbeck, OTD, OTR/L

Chapter 15     Self-Care

Jennifer Kaldenberg, MSA, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA and Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEM, FAOTA

Chapter 16     Visual Perceptual Dysfunction and Low-Vision Rehabilitation

Jennifer Kaldenberg, MSA, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA

Chapter 17     Hand Development

Jenna D. McCoy-Powlen, MS, OTR/L; Donna Buckland Gallen, MS, OTR/L; and Sandra J. Edwards, MA, OTR, FAOTA

 

Chapter 18     Handwriting

Lisa van Gorder, OTR/L, CEIS

Chapter 19     Early Intervention

Susan M. Cahill, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Chapter 20     Preschool- and School-Based Therapy

DeLana Honaker, PhD, OTR, FAOTA

Chapter 21     Pediatric Service Delivery in Hospitals, Outpatient Clinics, Home Health, Palliative Care, Private Clinical Practice, and the Community

Tara J. Glennon, EdD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA and Courtney Richards, OTD, OTR/L

Chapter 22     Childhood Trauma

Brandon Morkut, MS, OTR/L

Chapter 23     Mental Health Practices With Children and Youth

Lisa Crabtree, PhD, OTR/L

Chapter 24     An Overview of Assistive Technology

Laura Kula, OTD, OTR/L, C/NDT

Chapter 25     Orthotic Intervention

Jill Peck-Murray, MOT, OTR/L, CHT

Glossary

Financial Disclosures

Index

“The editors have provided an up-to-date book for occupational therapy assistant students and transitioning practitioners. The 25 chapters span essential occupational therapy child-based areas of practice, diagnoses, and treatment concepts. Overall, the book provides a broad and diverse approach to occupational therapy assistant practice with children.”

      -Yvonne M. Randall, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Touro University Nevada, Doody’s Review Service

Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEM, FAOTA is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Western Michigan University. A majority of her clinical work was with children in school-based, private practice, and early intervention settings. Her research interest is in the health and wellness benefits associated with access to nature. One of Amy’s passions is interprofessional design, programming, and evaluation of therapeutic outdoor environments for children of all ages and abilities. She and landscape architect Daniel Winterbottom are coauthors of Therapeutic Landscapes: Design for Healing Spaces.

Jennifer Kaldenberg, MSA, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Boston University. Her experience includes rehabilitation, home care, and outpatient care with extensive focus on working with individuals with visual impairment. She has spoken nationally and internationally on topics within this specialty area. Jennifer has engaged in research and has written on various topics related to visual impairment and its impact on occupational performance. Jennifer is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

DeLana Honaker, PhD, OTR, FAOTA has over 22 years of experience as a clinician, research scientist, and professor. As a practitioner, she has worked in early childhood intervention, Head Start program, school-based, pediatric outpatient, and pediatric home health settings, specializing in working with children with autism spectrum disorder and family-centered services. She received her BS, MA, and PhD in Occupational Therapy from Texas Woman’s University and is Sensory Integration and Praxis Test certified. Dr. Honaker presents at national and international conferences on topics related to pediatrics, research, and app development. She has authored multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals and textbook chapters, conducted intervention effectiveness research, and created several training materials, videos, books, and smart-device apps for both general and professional audiences. She has created three assessments: The WRITE Test, Family L.I.F.E. (Looking Into Family Experiences), and KidLife, a new pediatric assessment app. Dr. Honaker serves on the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (the licensure board for occupational therapy in Texas) and has served as a Commissioner on Practice for the American Occupational Therapy Association. Dr. Honaker was named a Fellow by the American Occupational Therapy Association in 2014 in recognition of outstanding service, scholarship, teaching, and leadership for the profession in technology and pediatrics.