1st Edition

A Guide to the Formulation of Plans and Goals in Occupational Therapy

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ISBN 9780367494704
November 23, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
288 Pages 17 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This practical guide for occupational therapists introduces a tried and tested method for moving from assessment to intervention, by formulating plans and measurable goals using the influential Model of Human occupation (MOHO).

Section 1 introduces the concept of formulation – where it comes from, what it involves, why it is important, and how assessment information can be guided by theoretical frameworks and organised into a flowing narrative. Section 2 provides specific instructions for constructing occupational formulations using the Model of Human Occupation. In addition, a radically new way for creating aspirational goals is introduced - based on a simple acronym - which will enable occupational therapists to measure sustained changes rather than single actions. Section 3 presents 20 example occupational formulations and goals, from a wide range of mental health, physical health and learning disability settings, as well as a prison service, and services for homeless people and asylum seekers.

Designed for practising occupational therapists and occupational students, this is an essential introduction for all those who are looking for an effective way to formulate plans and goals based on the Model of Human Occupation.

Table of Contents

Section 1:Understanding the concept of formulation 

1. Where does the idea of formulation come from? 

2. What is a formulation? 

3. Why create a formulation? 

4. How are formulations compiled? 

Section 2: Constructing Occupational Formulations and Goals 

5. Structuring the Occupational Identity section  

6. Structuring the Occupational Competence section 

7. Determining the Key Issues for Occupational Adaptation 

8. Wrapping up the formulation 

9. Negotiating measurable occupational goals 

Section 3.Example Occupational Formulations and Goals

I. Paediatric Service

Lorrae Mynard

II. Children’s Mental Health Service

Theresa Peacock

III. Adolescent Mental Health Service

Lisa Jamieson

IV. Perinatal Mental Health Service

Kate Halsall and Stephanie Glover

V. Acute Mental Health Service

Polly Blaydes

VI. Primary Care Service

Samantha Bicker

VII. Community Mental Health Service

Katie Keys

VIII. Mental Health Rehabilitation Service

Samantha Bicker

IX. Secure Mental Health Service

Laura McCafferty

X. Prison Service

Lisa Jamieson

XI. Service for Homeless People

Leonie Boland

XII. Traumatic Stress Service

Claire Hart

XIII. Independent Vocational Service

Katrina Reece

XIV. Acute Physical Service

Natalie Jones

XV. Community Reablement Service

Teresa Peacock

XVI. Adult Social Care Service

Therese Vecsey

XVII. Intermediate Care Service

Rodrigo Frade

XVIII. Care Home Liaison Service

Josephine Barnes

XIX. Learning Disability Day Service

Alice Ward

XX. Community Learning Disability Service

Laura Murray

Outline of the range of occupational issues

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Sue Parkinson practised as an occupational therapist for many years. Sue is the lead author of the Model of Human Occupation Screening Tool, (MOHOST) and author of an occupational intervention programme called Recovery through Activity. She works as a freelance trainer providing workshops in the use of MOHO assessments.

Rob Brooks is the Course Director for Occupational Therapy at Leeds Beckett University. His Clinical practice, teaching and research has focused on enabling occupational participation for children, young people and their families.