Read this book to gain an understanding of the knowledge, values and skills required for effective practice in the field of intellectual disability and the opportunities which this work offers for multidisciplinary...
Read this book to gain an understanding of the knowledge, values and skills required for effective practice in the field of intellectual disability and the opportunities which this work offers for multidisciplinary collaboration for social change.
Social Work Practice and Intellectual Disability identifies and discusses:
? the changing definitions of intellectual disability, also called 'learning disability'
? the theory and practice of working with people with intellectual disabilities and their families
? the core tasks of assessment, planning, monitoring and review
? the values of participation and inclusion in action
Illustrated with numerous case studies, discussion points and clear explanations, this addition to the Practical Social Work Series is an indispensable resource. It is ideally suited both for the continued professional development of qualified practitioners, and for pre-qualifying students new to the area.
Part of the bestselling Practical Social Work Series, co-published with the British Association of Social Workers
Provides expert coverage of an ever growing area of practice and study and key area of social work practice
Understanding Intellectual Disability
The Social Problem of Intellectual Disability
Services to Support People with Intellectual Disability
Working With Individuals to Assess and Plan Support: Initial Steps
Planning, Dilemma's and Decision Making
Activism, Advocacy and Self Advocacy
Implementing Policies for Social Inclusion
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
- Compassion in Nursing Alistair Hewison, Yvonne Sawbridge
- Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students Julio Gimenez
- Peer Support in Mental Health Emma Watson, Sara Meddings
- The Critically Reflective Practitioner Sue Thompson, Neil Thompson
- Ethics and Values in Social Work Sarah Banks
- Doing a Successful Research Project Martin Davies, Nathan Hughes
- Social Work Theories in Context Karen Healy
- Philosophy of Social Science Ted Benton, Ian Craib
- Nursing Research Kader Parahoo
- Working with Substance Users George Allan
- Practising Social Work Sociologically Priscilla Dunk-West, Fiona Verity
- Sociology as Applied to Health and Medicine Graham Scambler