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Recovery Through Activity

Author : Sue Parkinson
ISBN : 9781351705011
Genre : Medical
File Size : 57.67 MB
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Recovery Through Activity is underpinned by the conceptual framework of the Model of Human Occupation. The introduction of this treatment handbook will provide an invaluable tool to practitioners and also create a platform for research. Recovery Through Activity: enables service users to recognise the long-term benefits of occupational participation by exploring the value of a range of activities; provides occupational therapists with a valuable tool to support the use of their core skills; provides comprehensive evidence regarding the value of activity along with a wealth of resources to support implementation of an occupation focused intervention; helps to refocus the practice of occupational therapy in mental health on occupation; and supports occupational therapy practitioners to engage in their core skills and enhance the quality of service user care in mental health. This handbook will be of interest to occupational therapy practitioners and students as well as occupational therapy managers who are seeking to introduce time-limited, occupation-focused interventions into clinical pathways.
Category: Medical

Understanding Addiction And Recovery Through A Child S Eyes

Author : Jerry Moe
ISBN : 9780757398599
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 20.35 MB
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Addiction is one of the biggest dilemmas of the 21st century. Jerry Moe, an addictions professional and National Director of Children’s Programs at the Betty Ford Center, has spent more than twenty years treating people and families in recovery. In his latest book, Moe has assembled a rich and wide-reaching collection of poignant stories and humorous anecdotes about children and teens who are navigating their way through the healing process. Whether as victims of parents going through the drug addiction recovery, or as addicts themselves, Moe shows how youths can cope through simple techniques and tools he’s learned from years of experience as one of the key and nationally known professionals in addiction.
Category: Family & Relationships

Resilient Post Disaster Recovery Through Building Back Better

Author : Sandeeka Mannakkara
ISBN : 9781351582360
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 59.41 MB
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"Building Back Better" (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world, including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of action for disaster risk reduction globally in the next 15 years by the United Nations Sendai Framework. However, there has consistently been a mismatch and confusion in the interpretation of the phrase and what BBB encapsulates which has made proper implementation difficult and unsuccessful at times. This book explains the concept of "Building Back Better" as an innovative holistic approach to rebuilding a community following a disaster event in order to develop resilience. It begins by exploring the background, development and definitions of BBB. The theory behind establishing BBB as a holistic concept is explained and the internationally recognised BBB Framework developed by the authors is introduced and described. Each of the components of the Framework are explained in detail with findings from international research and case studies from the US, Haiti, Indonesia, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Vanuatu, Gaza, China, Australia, UK and New Zealand, providing practical recommendations for implementation in recovery projects. There is a focus on the translation of BBB theory into practice to assist implementers to use the BBB Framework and BBB Indicators introduced in this book as an effective tool to plan and implement disaster recovery projects. This publication can be used as a handbook by government, non-governmental and private industry practitioners to prepare for and implement post disaster recovery projects that benefit and strengthen local communities and as a core text on international Disaster and Energy Management courses.
Category: Architecture

Sport Recovery And Performance

Author : Michael Kellmann
ISBN : 9781351975186
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 66.75 MB
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Sport, Recovery and Performance is a unique multi-disciplinary collection which examines both the psychological and physiological dimensions to recovery from sport. Including contributions from medicine, neuroscience, psychology and sport science, the book expertly explores the implications for applied and strategic interventions to both retain and stabilize performance, and promote health and well-being. Including chapters written by its leading experts, the book represents an important milestone in this evolving field of study. It covers issues around measuring recovery, the impact of overtraining on sleep and mental health, and addresses topics such as the impact of travel on performance. The book informs not only how managing recovery can improve performance, but also offers insights in how recovery can sustain athletes’ physical and mental health. Citing research from a range of individual and team sports, as well as extreme situations and the workplace, this is an important book that will be widely read across the sport sciences.
Category: Psychology

Sport And Physical Activity For Mental Health

Author : David Carless
ISBN : 9781444348200
Genre : Medical
File Size : 25.45 MB
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With approximately 1 in 6 adults likely to experience a significant mental health problem at any one time (Office for National Statistics), research into effective interventions has never been more important. During the past decade there has been an increasing interest in the role that sport and physical activity can play in the treatment of mental health problems, and in mental health promotion. The benefits resulting from physiological changes during exercise are well documented, including improvement in mood and control of anxiety and depression. Research also suggests that socio-cultural and psychological changes arising from engagement in sport and physical activity carry valuable mental health benefits. Sport and Physical Activity for Mental Health is an evidence-based practical guide for nurses, allied health professionals, social workers, physical activity leaders, and sport coaches. The authors provide comprehensive analysis of a broad range of client narratives, integrating theory and the latest research to explore the effectiveness of various interventions. The book offers readers detailed recommendations, suggestions, and ideas as to how sport and physical activity opportunities can be tailored to provide the greatest mental health benefits.
Category: Medical

Recovery Act

Author : Gene L. Dodaro
ISBN : 9781437939767
Genre :
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This report is the latest in a series of reports on the uses of and accountability for Recovery Act funds in 16 selected states, certain localities in those jurisdictions, and the District of Columbia. These jurisdictions are estimated to receive about two-thirds of the intergovernmental assistance available through the Recovery Act. This report also responds to a mandate to comment on the jobs estimated in recipient reports. This report collected and analyzed documents and interviewed state and local officials and other Recovery Act award recipients. It also analyzed federal agency guidance and interviewed federal officials. Charts and tables. This is a print on demand edition of an important, hard-to-find report.

Reel Pressure

Author : Lance Pearson
ISBN : 9780595125166
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 50.18 MB
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Virginia author of A Byte of Charity, Lance Pearson, has moved Sydney and her husband Brent out west into new worlds in a movie studio in trouble while they try and find the person who murdered their friend Laurel Hill. Justice won't be simple, conventional or done in front of a judge! Their creativity and focus let them bring technology and wit to the solution along with resources outside the legal system to attempt to wrap these threads up. If you enjoy the world of big business, technology, crime and bringing real justice to on!
Category: Fiction