Using Occupational Therapy Models in Practice,
Edition 2 A Fieldguide
By Merrill June Turpin, PhD Grad Dip Counsel B Occ Thy, Jenniffer Garcia, BSc, MPhil and Michael K. Iwama, PhD, MSc, BSc, BScOT, OT(C)

Publication Date: 01 Nov 2023

Occupational therapy (OT) models provide a structured way of assessing unique contexts, such as relationships, location and cultural considerations, and how these will affect the approach to care. Written by leading experts in this field, Using Occupational Therapy Models in Practice provides a comprehensive overview of OT models and how to use them.

This book goes beyond the OT curriculum to provide additional conceptual frameworks for a full range of eleven OT models. An illustrated overview of the purpose and structure of each model is provided, along with concise examples, memory aids and online case studies.

Readers will come away with a detailed understanding of how to use each model in real life, making this a valuable field guide for all OT practitioners wishing to take a fully holistic approach.

Key Features

  • Fully revised to reflect the latest literature and model updates
  • Unique in its comprehensive coverage, with an in-depth overview of eleven different models
  • Written by internationally renowned OT practitioners and scholars
  • Each model placed within its cultural and historical context
  • Concise examples demonstrate how models can relate to real life situations
  • Memory aides to guide clinical reasoning for each model
  • Illustrations and imagery to support understanding
  • Easy to understand and follow – suitable for OT students and practitioners

New Features

  • Case studies for each chapter in a supporting online eBook
About the author
By Merrill June Turpin, PhD Grad Dip Counsel B Occ Thy, Senior Lecturer of Occupational Therapy School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences The University of Queensland; Jenniffer Garcia, BSc, MPhil, School of Occupational Therapy,Faculty of Medicine,Universidad de Los Andes Av. Monseñor Álvaro del Portillo 12.455 Las Condes, Santiago, Chile. and Michael K. Iwama, PhD, MSc, BSc, BScOT, OT(C), Associate Professor, Graduate Department of Rehabilitation,Sciences, and Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine,University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Table of Contents
  1. Theory and practice
  2. Professional reasoning in context
  3. Occupational performance and adaptation models
  4. Person-environment-occupation models
  5. Canadian model of occupational performance and engagement
  6. Model of human occupation
  7. Kawa model
  8. Occupational therapy concepts

Book details
ISBN: 9780323879491
Page Count: 220
Retail Price : £39.99

Undergraduate OT students