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Title Intellectual disabilities : a systemic approach / edited by Sandra Baum and Henrik Lynggaard, foreword by Tom Andersen
Published London ; New York : Karnac, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 228 pages)
Series Systemic thinking and practice series
Systemic thinking and practice series.
Contents Working systemically with intellectual disability: why not? / Glenda Fredman -- The use of the systemic approach to adults with intellectual disabilities and their families: historical overview and current research / Sandra Baum -- Lifespan family therapy services / Sabrina Halliday and Lorna Robbins -- Setting up and evaluating a family therapy service in a community team for people with intellectual disabilities / Sandra Baum and Sarah Walden -- Engaging people with intellectual disabilities in systemic therapy / Denise Cardone and Amanda Hilton -- New stories of intellectual disabilities: a narrative approach / Katrina Scior and Henrik Lynggaard -- Supporting transitions / Jennifer Clegg and Susan King -- Who needs to change? : using systemic ideas when working in group homes / Selma Rikberg Smyly -- The practitioner's position in relation to systemic work in intellectual disability contexts / Helen Pote -- So how do I ...? / Henrik Lynggaard and Sandra Baum
Summary The application of systemic ideas and principles in working with people with intellectual disabilities, their families and their service systems, has grown over the last decade in the UK. This book, for the first time, brings together the writings of a group of practitioners who have been using this approach in their clinical practice. It is hoped it will inspire others to try out different ways of working with people with intellectual disabilities and their wider systems, so that they can have the choice of a wide range of therapeutic approaches. It is also hoped that systemic practitioners w
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-220) and index
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Subject People with mental disabilities.
Systemic therapy (Family therapy)
Family Therapy.
Mental Disorders -- therapy.
Mentally Disabled Persons -- psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Baum, Sandra Lea, 1970-
Lynggaard, Henrik.
LC no. 2006283671
ISBN 1283069016
1849405034 (electronic bk.)
9781849405034 (electronic bk.)