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Handbook of Group Activities for Impaired Adults. by Martindale, Elsbeth.; Willis, Scott Cabot.;
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- What Do We Mean by "Impaired?" -- Philosophy of Treatment -- Key to Symbols -- Guidelines for Leading a Group Activity -- Types of Group Activities -- Schedule for a Typical Day -- Planning Group Activities -- On Hand Materials -- ACTIVITIES -- Actors and Actresses -- Attending to Feelings -- Balloon Volleyball -- Birthday Celebrations -- Category Listing -- Cooking -- Couplets -- Crazy Mixed-Up Stories -- Current Events -- Deep Muscle Relaxation -- Descriptions -- Dilemma Drama -- Drawing Feelings -- Ears for Musical Eras -- Expressing Thankfulness -- Fairy Tales -- Famous Quotes -- Feel and Describe -- Find the Object -- Flags of the Nations -- Food Sampling -- Fortune Cookies -- Freedom Ball -- Friendship Squeeze -- Gerontocracy -- Gerorobics -- Group Crossword Puzzles -- Group Points -- Group Sentence Completions -- Group Time Line -- Guided Imagery -- Hangman -- Hat, Glove, and Whistle -- Hush and Listen -- Journaling -- Letter Assembly -- Magazine Scavenger Hunt -- Making Greeting Cards -- Matching Similes -- Moving Stories -- Name Description -- Nature Walk -- Origin of a Name -- Personal Concerns -- Pet a Pet -- Picture Bingo -- Proverbs -- Pulse Golf -- Recall -- Remember When… -- Rhyming Words -- Rhythm Echo -- Roll-A-Question -- Scrambled Words -- Self Collages -- Sense of Scent -- Sharing Caring -- Similarities and Differences -- Slide Shows -- Sound Identification -- Soothing Hands -- Spotlighting -- Strength Awards -- Stretch Your Imagination -- Twenty Questions -- Throw It -- Value Choices -- Wad Ball -- Who Am I? -- Who Is It? -- Whose Face Is It? -- Wisdom of the Ages Posters -- World Records -- Working With Crafts -- Generating Your Own Activities.Here is a one-of-a-kind resource for professionals who prepare and lead group activities for impaired older adults. Filling a crucial gap in the field of clinical gerontology, this invaluable guide provides more than 70 stimulating and therapeutic group activities designed specifically for use with moderately to severely impaired older adults. Even though group activities designed for children, adolescents, and young adults are inadequate and inappropriate for use with older adults who have significant cognitive, emotional, and physical limitations or impairments, very little has been published--until now--on activities designed to meet the special needs of this population. Comprehensive and well-organized This comprehensive and well-organized resource does even more than provide over 70 activities at your fingertips. It also includes a recommended schedule of activities for a typical day, helpful suggestions for planning and leading group activities, and valuable tips for creating your own group activities that are effective, therapeutic, and entertaining. Each entry includes information on the activity's therapeutic value, the optimal group size, the time required, the materials needed, guidelines for adaptation, and blank space for your notes. Also for your convenience, symbols are used to indicate the therapeutic objective and the ease with which the activity can be implemented. Provides the foundation for a daily activities program Handbook of Group Activities for Impaired Older Adults provides the foundation for a therapeutic and enjoyable daily activities program that facilitates emotional expression, enhances problem solving skills and sensory stimulation, and encourages social interaction. Social workers, nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, recreational therapists, group therapists, and related paraprofessionals who work in nursing orconvalescent hospitals, adult day care or day treatment facilities, and retirement homes will not want to be without this practical guidebook.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Occupational therapy for older people -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Older people -- Rehabilitation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Small groups -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;
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Handbook of Group Activities for Impaired Adults. by Martindale, Elsbeth.; Willis, Scott Cabot.;
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- What Do We Mean by "Impaired?" -- Philosophy of Treatment -- Key to Symbols -- Guidelines for Leading a Group Activity -- Types of Group Activities -- Schedule for a Typical Day -- Planning Group Activities -- On Hand Materials -- ACTIVITIES -- Actors and Actresses -- Attending to Feelings -- Balloon Volleyball -- Birthday Celebrations -- Category Listing -- Cooking -- Couplets -- Crazy Mixed-Up Stories -- Current Events -- Deep Muscle Relaxation -- Descriptions -- Dilemma Drama -- Drawing Feelings -- Ears for Musical Eras -- Expressing Thankfulness -- Fairy Tales -- Famous Quotes -- Feel and Describe -- Find the Object -- Flags of the Nations -- Food Sampling -- Fortune Cookies -- Freedom Ball -- Friendship Squeeze -- Gerontocracy -- Gerorobics -- Group Crossword Puzzles -- Group Points -- Group Sentence Completions -- Group Time Line -- Guided Imagery -- Hangman -- Hat, Glove, and Whistle -- Hush and Listen -- Journaling -- Letter Assembly -- Magazine Scavenger Hunt -- Making Greeting Cards -- Matching Similes -- Moving Stories -- Name Description -- Nature Walk -- Origin of a Name -- Personal Concerns -- Pet a Pet -- Picture Bingo -- Proverbs -- Pulse Golf -- Recall -- Remember When… -- Rhyming Words -- Rhythm Echo -- Roll-A-Question -- Scrambled Words -- Self Collages -- Sense of Scent -- Sharing Caring -- Similarities and Differences -- Slide Shows -- Sound Identification -- Soothing Hands -- Spotlighting -- Strength Awards -- Stretch Your Imagination -- Twenty Questions -- Throw It -- Value Choices -- Wad Ball -- Who Am I? -- Who Is It? -- Whose Face Is It? -- Wisdom of the Ages Posters -- World Records -- Working With Crafts -- Generating Your Own Activities.Here is a one-of-a-kind resource for professionals who prepare and lead group activities for impaired older adults. Filling a crucial gap in the field of clinical gerontology, this invaluable guide provides more than 70 stimulating and therapeutic group activities designed specifically for use with moderately to severely impaired older adults. Even though group activities designed for children, adolescents, and young adults are inadequate and inappropriate for use with older adults who have significant cognitive, emotional, and physical limitations or impairments, very little has been published--until now--on activities designed to meet the special needs of this population. Comprehensive and well-organized This comprehensive and well-organized resource does even more than provide over 70 activities at your fingertips. It also includes a recommended schedule of activities for a typical day, helpful suggestions for planning and leading group activities, and valuable tips for creating your own group activities that are effective, therapeutic, and entertaining. Each entry includes information on the activity's therapeutic value, the optimal group size, the time required, the materials needed, guidelines for adaptation, and blank space for your notes. Also for your convenience, symbols are used to indicate the therapeutic objective and the ease with which the activity can be implemented. Provides the foundation for a daily activities program Handbook of Group Activities for Impaired Older Adults provides the foundation for a therapeutic and enjoyable daily activities program that facilitates emotional expression, enhances problem solving skills and sensory stimulation, and encourages social interaction. Social workers, nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, recreational therapists, group therapists, and related paraprofessionals who work in nursing orconvalescent hospitals, adult day care or day treatment facilities, and retirement homes will not want to be without this practical guidebook.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Occupational therapy for older people -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Older people -- Rehabilitation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Small groups -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;
On-line resources: CGCC online access;
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Master American History in 1 Minute a Day. by Roberts, Dan.;
Cover -- Master American History -- Publishing Details -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 Columbus Did Not Discover America -- 2 Transatlantic Cod Bridge -- 3 John Cabot -- 4 Antonio Pigafetta and the Missing Day -- 5 Don Luis's Revenge -- 6 Lost Colony I -- 7 Lost Colony II -- 8 Britain and Virginia -- 9 Founding Jamestown -- 10 Pocahontas -- 11 John Smith -- 12 Baron De La Ware -- 13 John Rolfe -- 14 Slaves Come to Virginia -- 15 Mayflower Compact -- 16 Tobacco -- 17 Virginia Company's Demise -- 18 Anne Hutchinson -- 19 Roger Williams and Rhode Island -- 20 Algonquian Annihilation -- 21 Carolina Colony -- 22 Bacon's Rebellion -- 23 William Penn's Holy Experiment -- 24 Witchcraft in Massachusetts I -- 25 Witchcraft in Massachusetts II -- 26 John Law and the Mississippi Bubble -- 27 James Oglethorpe and the Founding of Georgia -- 28 Trial of John Peter Zenger -- 29 Great Awakening -- 30 Gilbert Tennent -- 31 Scottish Settlement in North Carolina -- 32 Flora McDonald -- 33 Whitefield and Franklin -- 34 George Washington on the Frontier -- 35 Patrick Henry and the Parson's Cause -- 36 The Mason-Dixon Line -- 37 Monticello -- 38 Boston Massacre I -- 39 Boston Massacre II -- 40 Crispus Attucks -- 41 Boston Tea Party -- 42 First Continental Congress -- 43 Patrick Henry's Person Trauma -- 44 Daniel Boone in Boonesborough -- 45 Paul Revere's Ride -- 46 Virginia Declaration of Religious Freedom -- 47 Lee-Deane Conflict -- 48 Benjamin Franklin I -- 49 Benjamin Franklin II -- 50 Battle of Saratoga -- 51 Molly Corbin -- 52 Benedict Arnold -- 53 Major André -- 54 Francis Marion I -- 55 Francis Marion II -- 56 James Caldwell -- 57 Battle of King's Mountain I -- 58 Battle of King's Mountain II -- 59 Elizabeth Zane -- 60 Americans and Taxes -- 61 Yorktown and the Treaty of Paris -- 62 Shays' Rebellion I -- 63 Shays' Rebellion II.64 James Madison and the Constitution I -- 65 James Madison and the Constitution II -- 66 Compromise of Shame -- 67 Whiskey Rebellion -- 68 Pierre L'Enfant -- 69 XYZ Affair I -- 70 XYZ Affair II -- 71 Alien and Sedition Acts -- 72 Revolution of 1800 I -- 73 Revolution of 1800 II -- 74 Louisiana Purchase -- 75 Hamilton and Burr I -- 76 Hamilton and Burr II -- 77 Hamilton and Burr III -- 78 Guano -- 79 Lewis and Clark Expedition -- 80 Robert Fulton's Folly -- 81 New Jersey and the Women's Vote -- 82 End of Slave Trade -- 83 Tippecanoe and Tecumseh Too I -- 84 Tippecanoe and Tecumseh Too II -- 85 War of 1812 I -- 86 War of 1812 II -- 87 Missouri Compromise -- 88 Monroe Doctrine -- 89 The Strange Death of Jefferson and Adams -- 90 America's First Railroad -- 91 Hayne-Webster Debate -- 92 Nat Turner Slave Rebellion I -- 93 Nat Turner Slave Rebellion II -- 94 Cyrus McCormick -- 95 Jackson and the Second US Bank -- 96 Compromise of 1833 -- 97 Alexis de Tocqueville -- 98 Sarah Alden Bradford Ripley -- 99 Trail of Tears -- 100 -- 101 John C. Calhoun -- 102 The Bowery -- 103 Sam Houston -- 104 Texas Invades New Mexico -- 105 Charles Dickens and America -- 106 Somers Mutiny -- 107 Senator Benton's Conspiracy -- 108 Fifty-Four Forty or Fight -- 109 Edgar Allan Poe -- 110 James Knox Polk and "Hail to the Chief" -- 111 Miracle of Anesthesia -- 112 Lincoln's Quest for Congress -- 113 Donner Party Tragedy -- 114 Mormons Arrive in Utah -- 115 Seneca Falls Convention -- 116 -- 117 Second Great Awakening -- 118 Abraham Lincoln's Advice to Young Lawyers -- 119 Herman Melville -- 120 Elisha Graves Otis and the Elevator -- 121 Windmills -- 122 Know-Nothing Party I -- 123 Know-Nothing Party II -- 124 Harriet Tubman -- 125 Bleeding Kansas -- 126 John Brown -- 127 Dred Scott Decision -- 128 Lincoln-Douglas Debates -- 129 Harriet Beecher Stowe -- 130 Transatlantic Cable.131 Charles Nalle and the Fugitive Slave Law -- 132 Pony Express -- 133 Frederick Douglass and the Battle for Freedom -- 134 Showdown in Charleston I -- 135 Showdown in Charleston II -- 136 Civil War I -- 137 Civil War II -- 138 Lincoln's Presidential Wit -- 139 The Phases of the Civil War I -- 140 The Phases of the Civil War II -- 141 The Phases of the Civil War III -- 142 Fort Sumter -- 143 Struggle for Missouri -- 144 DuPont's Saltpeter Mission -- 145 West Virginia Secedes from Virginia -- 146 Trent Affair -- 147 Stephen Ramseur Sees the Death of the Wooden Navy -- 148 Nebraska and the Homestead Act -- 149 Lincoln and His Enemies I -- 150 Lincoln and His Enemies II -- 151 Morrill Act -- 152 Lane and Quantrill -- 153 White Officers and Black Troops -- 154 Massachusetts Colored Regiment -- 155 Civil War Women Spies I -- 156 Civil War Women Spies II -- 157 Stonewall Jackson -- 158 Pickett's Charge -- 159 Gettysburg Address I -- 160 Gettysburg Address II -- 161 City Point Explosion -- 162 Mr. Lincoln's Christmas Gift -- 163 The Doctors Mayo -- 164 Raphael Semmes -- 165 John Singleton Mosby -- 166 Mathew Brady -- 167 Lincoln's Vision I -- 168 Lincoln's Vision II -- 169 Man Pursued by War -- 170 The Haunted Major Rathbone -- 171 Collins's Overland Telegraph -- 172 -- 173 Bozeman Trail -- 174 Laura Ingalls Wilder -- 175 Andrew Johnson's Impeachment -- 176 Big Four of the Central Pacific I -- 177 Big Four of the Central Pacific II -- 178 Belle Huntington -- 179 Samuel Tilden and Tammany Hall -- 180 New York's First Subway -- 181 Great Chicago Fire of 1871 -- 182 The Klan Claims a Victim -- 183 Joseph Glidden and Barbed Wire -- 184 Trial of Henry Ward Beecher -- 185 George Westinghouse -- 186 Buffalo Soldiers -- 187 Demise of George Armstrong Custer -- 188 Election Crisis of 1876 -- 189 Edison's Phonograph -- 190 Nez Perce War -- 191 William Cullen Bryant.192 Carry Nation -- 193 Phineas Taylor Barnum and Jumbomania -- 194 Anatomy of a Presidential Scandal -- 195 Edison vs. Westinghouse -- 196 Haymarket Incident -- 197 Johnstown Flood -- 198 Massacre at Wounded Knee -- 199 Flying Wedge -- 200 John Pierpont Morgan Bails Out US Government -- 201 William Jennings Bryan and Cross of Gold -- 202 George Washington Carver -- 203 Sousa's Greatest March -- 204 Homer Plessy and Separate but Equal -- 205 Revolution in Paradise -- 206 Galveston Hurricane -- 207 Susan Brownell Anthony -- 208 Model T -- 209 Saga of Leo Frank I -- 210 Saga of Leo Frank II -- 211 Henry Ford and the 5 Workday -- 212 Education under Jim Crow -- 213 Flu Epidemic of 1918 -- 214 Wilson and the League of Nations -- 215 The Palmer Raids -- 216 Black Sox Scandal -- 217 Booker T. Washington vs. W. E. B Du Bois -- 218 Teapot Dome Scandal -- 219 Sacco and Vanzetti -- 220 "Rhapsody in Blue" -- 221 Scopes's Monkey Trial -- 222 Eugenics -- 223 Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell -- 224 Food and Drug Administration -- 225 Making Pictures Talk -- 226 Causes of the Great Depression I -- 227 Causes of the Great Depression II -- 228 Causes of the Great Depression III -- 229 Al Capone and the St. Valentine's Day Massacre -- 230 Babe Ruth -- 231 Hybrid Seed Corn -- 232 Civilian Conservation Corps -- 233 Tennessee Valley Authority -- 234 Flying Blind -- 235 Albert Einstein -- 236 Social Security -- 237 Dillinger and Hoover -- 238 FDR and the Court-Packing Plan -- 239 Crash of the -- 240 Peggy Marsh Writes Her Book -- 241 Panic Broadcast -- 242 Louis-Schmeling Fight -- 243 John Steinbeck and -- 244 Lou Gehrig -- 245 The Wit of Franklin Delano Roosevelt -- 246 The Problem with Charles Lindbergh -- 247 Sergeant Elliott's Discovery -- 248 Doolittle Raid -- 249 Battle of Midway -- 250 Japanese American Concentration Camps -- 251 PT Boats.252 Armed Services Radio -- 253 Rosie the Riveter -- 254 GI Bill of Rights -- 255 D-Day -- 256 Jackie Robinson Stays Put -- 257 USS -- 258 Atomic Dawn -- 259 Creation of the United Nations -- 260 Churchill's Iron-Curtain Speech -- 261 Cole Porter's Breakthrough -- 262 Harry Truman's 1948 Election Dilemma -- 263 Berlin Airlift -- 264 Ed Sullivan -- 265 Truman and MacArthur -- 266 -- 267 Joseph McCarthy -- 268 Battle for Color Television -- 269 Polio -- 270 Mike King Finds His Calling -- 271 Malcolm McLean -- 272 Integration Comes to Little Rock -- 273 Massive Resistance I -- 274 Massive Resistance II -- 275 First Presidential Television Debate -- 276 Presidential Wit -- 277 Luncheon Racism -- 278 Cuban Missile Crisis -- 279 DDT and the Modern Environmental Movement -- 280 US Supreme Court vs. School Prayer -- 281 Freedom Summer -- 282 Selma, Alabama -- 283 Reagan vs. Brown -- 284 Apollo I Tragedy -- 285 Assassination and Nixon's Southern Strategy -- 286 Stonewall Uprising -- 287 Apollo 11 -- 288 -- 289 Watergate and the Resignation of Richard Nixon -- 290 US Leaves Saigon -- 291 Iran Hostage Crisis -- 292 "There You Go Again" -- 293 Willie Horton and the Politics of Race -- 294 Republican Revolution -- 295 Sex, Lies, and Impeachment -- 296 -- 297 9/11 and Asymmetric Warfare -- 298 Smartphones -- 299 Election of the First African American President -- 300 Advent of Gender-Neutral Marriage -- Bibliographic Appendix -- About the author -- About Familius.Join acclaimed historian Dan Roberts--known to millions as the voice of the A Moment in Time radio series--on a bite-sized romp through 500 years of American history. With just one minute a day, you can master all the essential facts of America's founding, Civil War, world conflicts, homefront transformations, and more!.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
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