In this Third Edition, Drs. Mary Law, Carolyn Baum, and Winnie Dunn have updated current chapters and added new topics that have not been covered in past editions, such as a chapter on measuring school performance, a key area of practice. Also included is a chapter on measurement principles and development to highlight the concepts common to all the measures included in the text. The Third Edition also has a focus on the best measures and measures that are used most frequently. Features of the Third Edition: • Offers insight into the importance of measuring functional performance, methodologies, measurement issues, and best approach for outcome measurement • Conveys a broad focus on occupational performance and offers examples from a wide range of practice settings and from multiple spots throughout the lifespan • Explains the technical aspects of measurement development and methodologies and which components of functioning are to be measured and how • Develops an understanding of the theoretical aspects and evidence for both standardized tests and non-standardized tests Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional material to be used for teaching in the classroom. New in the Third Edition: • Focus on strengths-based approaches • Measures health and disability at both individual and population levels using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) • An emphasis on evidence-based practice and using evidence from other disciplines, not just from occupational therapy • New chapter focused on school-based practice • New content on reliability, validity, and responsiveness • New content on goal attainment • Additional material on decision making in practice In this changing health care environment, Measuring Occupational Performance: Supporting Best Practice in Occupational Therapy, Third Edition explains how core values and beliefs can be put into everyday practice and is the essential reference manual for the evidence-based occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant student and practitioner.