Forlagets beskrivelse: Be prepared for the growing opportunities in community and population health practice with the 3rd Edition of this groundbreaking resource. The New Edition reflects the convergence of community and population health practice with expanded content on health promotion, well-being, and wellness. Drs. Scaffa and Reitz present the theories underpinning occupational therapy practice in community and population health. Then, the authors provide practical guidance in program needs assessment, program development, and program evaluation. Both new practitioners and students will find practice-applicable coverage, including expanded case examples, specific strategies for working in the community, and guidance on securing funding for community and population health programs. Key Features: (1) Presents the theories and practice of occupational therapy in community and population health. (2) Provides detailed guidance in program planning and needs assessment, program design and implementation, program evaluation, and program support. (3) Features case studies describing the development of actual programs in the practice areas identified by AOTA. (4) Describes a variety of settings where community-based practice occurs, including community-based work programs, adult day care, independent living programs, hospice, and home health care. (5) Provides specific information regarding the role of personnel, referrals, evaluation, intervention, documentation, and reimbursement in these practice settings. (6) Offers tools to make learning easier, including learning outcomes, key terms, case studies, learning activities, study questions, and a summary that is directly linked to learning outcomes in each chapter. (7) Evaluates future directions and implications for professional education, research, and practice roles. New To This Edition: (a) New! Coverage of population health, with expanded content on health promotion and wellness. (b) 7 New Chapters! (Promoting Community Inclusion and Integration, Health Professional Well-Being, Strategies to Address the Needs of Homeless Populations, Promoting Occupational Participation in Marginalized Population, Telehealth, Disaster Planning, Response, and Recovery, Violence Prevention and Mitigation). (c) Expanded! Strategies to employ in community and population health practice. (d)Expanded! Coverage of grant writing specifically and funding in general. (e) New! Content aligned with the AOTA’s Vision 2025. (f) New! “Program Showcase,” with more detailed examples of community and population health programs.