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Celebrating 100 years of the Occupational Therapy profession, this Centennial Edition of Willard & Spackman's
Occupational Therapy continues to live up to its well-earned reputation as the foundational book that welcomes
students into their newly chosen profession.
Now fully updated to reflect current practice, the 13th Edition remains the must-have resource that students that will
use throughout their entire OT program, from class to fieldwork and throughout their careers.
One of the top texts informing the NBCOT certification exam, it is a must have for new practitioners.
Packed with first-person narratives that offer a unique perspective on the lives of those living with disease,
this edition offers much that is new as it continues to help students and clinicians develop the knowledge and skills
they need to apply a client-centered, evidence-based and culturally relevant approach across the full spectrum
of practice settings.
fully searchable tools offer 24/7 access on multiple devices, the ability to highlight and share notes, and much more
NEW! Each Unit is now reflective of the nomenclature for the new domains and processes covered in AOTA's
Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, 3rd Edition.
NEW! "Centennial Notes" sections showcase perspectives from the history of OT, providing inspiring context
to students entering the profession.
NEW! A stronger global focus, which reflects more the professional as a global entity, prepares students to
work effectively in today’s global environment
NEW! Coverage of the latest considerations in the field prepares students to work with the full range of
clients, including veterans suffering from PTSD, the homeless, and individuals who identify as LGBTQI.
COMPREHENSIVE: The 13th Edition is the only text in the field to cover the full breadth and scope of
occupational therapy, summarizing important and complex material in a completely accessible way.
INTEGRATED: Integrated coverage of evaluation and intervention processes gives students a holistic overview
of the field.
PRACTICE-ORIENTED: Case Studies serve as models for problem-solving in dealing with clients, practice
issues, and managing OT services and staff.
INVITING: A striking full-color design filled with photos and illustrations welcomes today's students into
this classic text.
STUDENT-FRIENDLY: In-text learning aids, including Chapter Outlines. Learning Objectives, and Practice
Dilemmas, help students master the material and prepare them for the current realities of OT practice.
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Unit I Occupation Therapy: Profile of the Profession
Unit II Occupational Nature of Humans
Unit III Narrative Perspectives on Occupation and Disability
Unit IV Occupation in Context
Unit V Client Factors and Occupational Performance
Unit VI Analyzing Occupation
Unit VII Occupational Therapy Process
Unit VIII Core Concepts and Skills
Unit IX Occupational Performance Theories of Practice
Unit X Broad Theories Informing Practice
Unit XI Evaluation, Intervention, and Outcomes for Occupations
Unit XII Theory Guided Interventions: Examples from the Field
Unit XIII The Practice Context: Therapists in Action
Unit XIV Professional Development
Unit XV Occupational Therapy Management
Introduction to Appendixes
Available on thePoint (http://thePoint.lww.com/Willard-Spackman13e)
Appendix I Resources and Evidence for Common Conditions Addressed in OT
Appendix II Table of Assessments: Listed Alphabetically by Title
Appendix III First-Person Narratives