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Sensory Awareness and Social Work By Michelle Evans

Sensory Awareness and Social Work by Michelle Evans

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Summary

A social worker's guide to working with sensory-impaired people including children and adults.

Sensory Awareness and Social Work Summary

Sensory Awareness and Social Work by Michelle Evans

Understanding sensory needs is fundamental for social work and care management practice. Social workers are trained to reflect on their own practice, make useful application of theory and promote anti-discriminatory practice at all times. This book will assist students in identifying people who have a sensory need and enable them to have the knowledge, skills and values to address this. Designed specifically to encourage students to build confidence and develop skills essential to best practice, this book is specifically structured to address all aspects of sensory need.

About Michelle Evans

Michelle Evans has 14 years of practice in all areas of sensory need, including Deaf/deafness, visual impairment and Deafblindness. She has a first class honours degree in social work and has worked as a care manager in adult services and a social worker in children's services. She has a particular interest in methods of social research which contribute to raising sensory awareness in social work/care management. She lectures social work students at London South Bank University and develops and delivers sensory awareness training to practitioners and managers. Andrew Whittaker is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at London South Bank University. He has taught nursing students since the early-nineties and teaches research skills to undergraduate and postgraduate students. He has worked in adult and child mental health and was the director of a mental health voluntary organization.

Table of Contents

What are sensory needs? Communication methods for people with sensory needs Discrimination faced by people with sensory needs Sensory awareness in adult services Sensory awareness in children and families Mental health and sensory needs Conclusion Glossary References Index

Additional information

GOR005445108
9781844452910
1844452913
Sensory Awareness and Social Work by Michelle Evans
Used - Very Good
Paperback
SAGE Publications Ltd
2010-05-11
160
N/A
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