will accommodate and trade of own condition for good of whole
keeps lines of communication open and flowing
gatekeeper and expediter
sets expectations and ideals for group
shares views and interpretations
Group observer and commentator
passively goes along with members
demeans ad attacks the status of others by expressing negativity
resists group process
attracts attention to ones self
attracts attention by inappropriate disclosures
uses joking and provocative behavior to distract attention onto ones self
shows inappropriate authority by monopolizing others
appears needy; seeks pity
disguises own predjudices through scial positions
special interest pleader
term that describes the processes and methods used by OT pracitoners to assist clients in the achievement of one's chosen occupational goals
varied social methods and expectations
founded the first training for human relation group, also known as T- groups. Goal was to change the racial attitudes of the publics.
Father of OT
Dr. William Rush Dunton
among the first to realize that crafts provided a positive distraction for persons with mental illness
Dr William Rush Dunton
recognized the therpeutic value of creating activities such as art, music, poetry, drama, dance, and clay/sculpting
forces within a group that encourage social interaction between members
any activity or process that result in an end product or demonstrable service.
emphasizes how a person functions in areas such as decision making, problem solving, task initiation and engagement, cause and effect, sharing and cooperation with others, reality testing, and task accompliment
compared the effectiveness of an activity group, structured discussion group, and control group on the social interaction skills of 25 individuals with mental health disabilities.
Results suggested that activity groups had a more positive impact.
attempted to apply a developemental approach to OT group treatment
Anne Cronin Mosey
age 18 mos to 2 years
Clients are involved in their own