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Ch 13: Groups in Occupational Therapy

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Boost your knowledge of groups in occupational therapy with help from the short lessons, mini quizzes and practice exam in this chapter. These study resources can help you quickly and effectively prepare for an upcoming test that covers this subject.

Groups in Occupational Therapy - Chapter Summary

This chapter can strengthen your confidence as you study groups in occupational therapy. Examine this subject with the help of top instructors who offer in-depth analyses of group development, leadership styles, group dynamics and more. Review fun lessons at your own pace. When finished, you will be able to:

  • List types and functions of activity groups in occupational therapy
  • Discuss uses of developmental groups in occupational therapy
  • Identify and describe stages of group development
  • Define and discuss the theory of group dynamics
  • Describe authoritarian, democratic and other leadership styles and types

Get started by choosing any lesson in this chapter to review. After selecting your lesson, feel free to explore its contents and take its accompanying quiz. When ready, scroll along the right-hand sidebar to select other lessons in any order. If you hit a snag during your review of this chapter or need help understanding specific lesson details, be sure to send your questions to our experts. Before the day of your test, ensure you fully understand groups in occupational therapy by taking our comprehensive chapter exam.

5 Lessons in Chapter 13: Groups in Occupational Therapy
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Activity Groups in Occupational Therapy: Types, Functions & Examples

1. Activity Groups in Occupational Therapy: Types, Functions & Examples

Working with activity groups can be a great way to increase both the efficacy and efficiency of occupational therapy. This lesson describes different kinds of groups and the functions they can serve.

Developmental Groups in Occupational Therapy: Levels, Uses & Examples

2. Developmental Groups in Occupational Therapy: Levels, Uses & Examples

Working with developmental groups in occupational therapy is a good way to make sure your clients' needs and capacities are understood and met. This lesson discusses different kinds of developmental groups defined by Mosey's taxonomy.

Stages of Group Development: Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing & Adjourning

3. Stages of Group Development: Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing & Adjourning

Managers must be able to recognize and understand group behavior at its various stages. This lesson explains Tuckman's five stages of group development, including forming, storming, norming, performing and adjourning.

What Are Group Dynamics? - Definition & Theory

4. What Are Group Dynamics? - Definition & Theory

Learn about group dynamics and the theory behind understanding these processes. Learn about the factors that affect group dynamics with some real-life examples.

Leadership Styles and Types: Authoritarian, Laissez-Faire & Democratic

5. Leadership Styles and Types: Authoritarian, Laissez-Faire & Democratic

Most of us are members of many different social groups, and several of those groups have leaders. In this lesson, we define and discuss both instrumental and expressive leadership in groups. We also cover three leadership decision-making styles: authoritarian, democratic, and laissez-faire.

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