Handbook on Supported Education: Providing Services for Students with Psychiatric Disabilities

Handbook on Supported Education: Providing Services for Students with Psychiatric Disabilities

by Karen V. Unger
     
 

This book offers step-by-step guidelines for working with people with psychiatric disabilities as they return to educational settings. Easy-to-understand explanations of legislation, behavioral intervention, medication, and other complex topics, as well as stories of real-life experiences from onset through recovery make this an invaluable resource. Disability service… See more details below

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This book offers step-by-step guidelines for working with people with psychiatric disabilities as they return to educational settings. Easy-to-understand explanations of legislation, behavioral intervention, medication, and other complex topics, as well as stories of real-life experiences from onset through recovery make this an invaluable resource. Disability service providers, GED instructors, rehabilitation specialists, vocational rehabilitation counselors, psychiatric nurses, case managers, social workers, residential providers, and other mental health professionals will find all the information they need to provide effective supported education services in this concise volume.

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Offers step-by-step guidelines for educators working with people with psychiatric disabilities as they return to educational settings. Chapters cover topics such as: historical perspectives; explanations of the nature of mental disorders; legal obligations and applicable case law; faculty, staff, and peer attitudes; treatment issues; federal funding; campus health and safety concerns; educational services in mental health settings; accommodations in educational settings; and successful student strategies. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557663528
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Pages:
195
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

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