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Spirituality and Occupational Therapy, Second Edition
Mary Ann McColl, PhD, MTS, with contributors
CAOT / Softcover / 2011-01-01 / 1895437865
Occupational / Physical Therapy / Psychotherapy and Spirituality
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304 pages
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Spirituality and Occupational Therapy (Second Edition) is meant to serve as a resource to occupational therapists, students, educators, researchers, colleagues from other disciplines, inside and outside Canada. It is intended to highlight the relationship between spirit, occupation and health, and to elaborate the role of spirituality in working with people with disabilities and working in health care settings. This book invites readers to be intentional in their use of spirituality, and to be explicit about how they are using terms, measures, interventions and outcomes. It suggests a number of conceptual and practical approaches. It acknowledges the cultural location of spirituality, attempting to ensure at all times that language and concepts are inclusive and welcoming.

Table of Contents:


Section 1 Introduction

Chapter 1 Why are Occupational Therapists Interested in Spirituality?
Mary Ann McColl

Chapter 2 Spirituality and Disability
Mary Ann McColl

Chapter 3 Spirituality Among Occupational Therapists
Mary Ann McColl

Section 2 Concepts and Definitions

Chapter 4 Defining Spirituality
Mary Ann McColl

Chapter 5 Other Important Words and Concepts
Mary Ann McColl

Chapter 6 An Historical Perspective on Spirituality
Suzette Brémault-Phillips and Rev. Andriy Chirovsky

Chapter 7 A Contemporary Perspective on Spirituality
P. Travis Kroeker

Section 3 Conceptual Models

Chapter 8 Models of Spirituality, Occupation and Health
Mary Ann McColl

Chapter 9 Occupational Therapy Values
Rachel Thibeault

Chapter 10 Occupational Gifts
Rachel Thibeault

Chapter 11 Resilience and Maturity
Rachel Thibeault

Chapter 12 Transformation and Maturity
Donna Forster, Joseph Fardella, Mary Ann McColl

Chapter 13 Occupational Choice
Wendy Pentland and Mary Ann McColl

Chapter 14 The Spiritual Path
Suzette Brémault-Phillips and Rev. Andriy Chirovsky

Section 4 Models of Practice

Direct Intervention

Chapter 15 Assessment of Spirituality
Mary Ann McColl

Chapter 16 Working with Chaplains
Jim Huth

Chapter 17 Spiritual Practices
Suzette Brémault-Phillips and Rev. Andriy Chirovsky

Chapter 18 Guidelines for Direct Spiritual Intervention
Jennifer Farah and Mary Ann McColl

Indirect Intervention

Chapter 19 Narrative: What makes narratives spiritual and how can we use them in OT?
Bonnie Kirsh

Chapter 20 Narrative: Reflections for Good Ghostwriting 209
Mary Egan and Catherine Vallée

Chapter 21 Ritual: Ceremonies of Life 217
Rachel Thibeault

Chapter 22 Creativity: Soul Sessions 223
Marjorie Woodbridge

Chapter 23 Creativity: Spirituality Through the Visual Arts 233
Moira Toomey

Chapter 24 Work: Understanding Spirituality and Work 241
Sue Baptiste

Chapter 25 Appreciation of Nature: Restorative Occupations 249
Anita Unruh

Section 5 Conclusion

Chapter 26 A Spiritual Journey – A Personal Perspective
Jackie Dickenson

Chapter 27 Conclusion
Mary Ann McColl


About the Editor:

Dr. Mary Ann McColl is a Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy (Occupational Therapy) and in the Department of Public Health Science at Queen’s University.

She is also Assistant Editor for the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies and Academic Lead for the Canadian Disability Policy Alliance — an association of academic, community and policy partners committed to understanding and enhancing disability policy in Canada.

Dr. McColl completed her occupational therapy training at Queen’s University in 1978. After working as an OT in the community for 5 years, she completed MHSc and PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Toronto. She was an Assistant Professor at University of Toronto in Occupational Therapy, and Director of Research at Lyndhurst Spinal Cord Centre. In 1992, she moved to Queen’s University, where she served two terms as Head of Occupational Therapy. In 2007, she completed a Masters in Theological Studies, as well as one year of hospital chaplaincy training.

Dr. McColl is one of the authors of the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure and Research on the COPM. She is also author of 14 other books, including Spirituality and Occupational Therapy, Appreciative Disability Studies, Introduction to Disability, Theoretical Basis of Occupational Therapy, Disability & Social Policy in Canada, Interventions, Effects and Outcomes in Occupational Therapy and Interprofessional Primary Health Care.

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