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Severe Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviours By Eric Emerson

Severe Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviours
by Eric Emerson

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A guide to the development, organization and support of residential and vocational services for people with severe learning difficulties and challenging behaviours. It should provide a resource for managers and professionals working with challenging behaviours in the NHS.
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Severe Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviours Summary


Severe Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviours: Designing High Quality Services by Eric Emerson

Community care for people with challenging behaviours is receiving increasing attention. To provide effective support for such people requires a complex array of managerial and professional skills. This book will provide a guide to the development, organization and support of residential and vocational services for people with severe learning difficulties and challenging behaviours. It should provide a resource for managers and professionals working with challenging behaviours in the NHS, social service departments, local education authorities and the independant sector. The content builds upon and reflects the authors', central involvement in innovative projects to set up community-based services for these clients. It will also aid staff working with these people to develop training materials and post-qualification training schemes. This book should be of interest to managers and professionals working with challenging beaviours in the NHS, social service deapartments, local education authorities.

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Table of Contents


The size of the problem - H Qureshi; Understanding challenging behaviour - G Murphy; Conceptualizing service provision - E Emerson, J Mansell and P McGill; Ordinary housing for people with severe learning disabilities and challenging behaviours - E Emerson, J Mansell, F Beasley and P McGill; Vocational services - D Allen; Intervention and support services - J McBrien; Part III: Determinants of quality; Introduction - P McGill, E Emerson and J Mansell Values and staff culture - E Emerson, P McGill and S Barrett; Service organization and staff support - P McGill, S Toogood and C McCool; Supporting local service placements - J Mansell, P McGill and H Hughes; Disseminating good practice - J Mansell, E Emerson and P McGill; Assessing costs and benefits - J Mansell and M Knapp; Part IV: Implications for future services.

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GOR001708554
Severe Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviours: Designing High Quality Services by Eric Emerson
Eric Emerson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1993-10-21
192
0412471108
9780412471100
N/A
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