Publication Date: January 7, 2008
Dimensions: 0.73" H x 8.43" L x 5.85" W
Weight: 0.79 lbs.
Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
The Intentional Relationship: Occupational Therapy and Use of Self
Introduces a new conceptual practice model that defines the communication skills, values, reasoning processes, and interpersonal behaviors required to form a unique and effective relationship between client and therapist. Identifies six easy-to-apply modes of communication --Advocating - Collaborating - Empathizing - Encouraging - Instructing - Problem solving. Highlights intentional relationship models through case studies. Uses self-reflection exercises and assessments to allow readers to test their knowledge and reflect upon chapter content as it relates directly to clinical practice experience.