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Title Disability and social work education : practice and policy issues / Francis K.O. Yuen, Carol B. Cohen, Kristine Tower, editors
Published New York ; London : Routledge, 2009
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Contents Cover; Disability and Social Work Education: Practice and Policy Issues; Copyright; ABOUT THE EDITORS; CONTENTS; About the Contributors; Preface: Disability and Social Work Education; Acknowledgments; An Approach to Learning About Social Work with People with Disabilities; Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Special Education ... and Were Afraid to Ask (I.D.E.A.); MiCASSA-My Home; Resources Ancillary Services and Classroom Instruction: Thoughts of a Deaf-Blind Social Work Student and Her Teacher; An Overview of and Comments on the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
Planned Change in the Disability CommunityIntegrating a Family-Centered Approach into Social Work Practice with Families of Children and Adolescents with Disabilities; Adjustment to Disability; The Impact of Sight Loss in Social Work Practice; Disability and Spirituality in Social Work Practice; The Implications of Disability Protests for Social Work Practice; Applications of a Capability Approach to Disability and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in Social Work Practice; Research Methods with Disabled Populations; Index
Summary Bridging the chasm between the disabled and a just and fair society takes skill, dedication, and a deep understanding of the issues. Disability and Social Work Education: Practice and Policy Issues presents leading social work experts providing insightful, effective strategies to address the current gaps in the system between social work and those individuals with disabilities. Diverse perspectives on all levels of social work practice are integrated with the basic tenets of social justice, accessibility to services, and human rights. Specific challenges and issues are addressed in wo
Notes "First published by The Haworth Press. Transferred to digital printing 2009 by Routledge."
"This title has been co-published simultaneously as Journal of Social work in disability & rehabilitation, Volume 6, numbers 1/2 2007."
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject People with disabilities -- United States.
Social work with people with disabilities -- United States
People with disabilities.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- People with Disabilities.
Social work with people with disabilities.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Cohen, Carol B.
Tower, Kristine.
Yuen, Francis K. O.
ISBN 1136425489