The Occupational Therapy Managers' Survival Handbook

A Case Approach to Understanding the Basic Functions of Management

By Florence S Cromwell, Chestina Brollier

© 1988 – Routledge

234 pages

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Hardback: 9780866566865
pub: 1988-08-02
US Dollars$140.00
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About the Book

This practical volume, in a casebook approach, was developed in response to the complex issues that today’s manager faces. As therapists assume managerial responsibilities, there is need to share experiences and lessons learned. In this volume, a common format is used to present each case, including chronology of events, alternatives considered, risks involved, and outcomes. Several chapters include valuable resource materials as well. Key concerns are addressed, such as justifying more therapist staff, evaluating staff performance, collecting and analyzing cost data to establish fees, weighing ethical and liability concerns, and teaching students about their future responsibilities. The Occupational Therapy Manager’s Survival Handbook provides useful material for any therapist who wishes to examine and strengthen his or her role as a manager.

Table of Contents

Contents Justifications of Staff Positions in a Tightening Marketplace by Cynthia Burt

  • Occupational Therapy Staff Evaluation: A Personnel and Program Management System by Jane Rasmussen
  • Development of a Fee Structure for Productivity Analysis and Program Management by Marilyn Dennis and Lana Ledit
  • Conflict Management: A Study of Alternative Approaches by Madelaine Gray
  • Personnel and Human Resource Management in the Occupational Therapy Curriculum by Linda S. Fazio
  • The Occupational Therapist as a Consultant: A Model of Community Consultation by Evelyn Jaffe
  • Marketing: A Reasonable Administrative Approach to Decision Making by Grace E. Gilkeson, Judith M. Glenn, and Ruth S. Webb
  • Ethical and Professional Liability Considerations for the Administrator: Incidents and Principles by Carlotta Welles
  • Administrative Considerations in Designing and Implementing Changes in Occupational Therapy Programs by Michaele Lynn Tovar
  • Developing and Implementing an Interdisciplinary Feeding Training Program Within a Large Institution: The Manager’s Planning Responsibility by Sherrill K. Harnish and Debra K. Schmidt
  • A Database Approach to Managing an Occupational Therapy Department by Ellen L. Kolodner and Judythe B. Novey
  • Clinical Decision Making in Treatment of Learning Disabled Children by W. Michael Magrun

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED003000
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / General
MED003050
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Occupational Therapy