Handbook on Supported Education: Providing Services for Students with Psychiatric

Handbook on Supported Education: Providing Services for Students with Psychiatric

by Karen V. Unger
     
 
This user-friendly book offers step-by-step guidelines for working with people with psychiatric disabilities as they return to educational settings. Written in an informal, direct style by a leader in the field, this readable volume takes the guesswork out of helping clients reenter or remain in colleges, universities, trade or professional schools, and GED programs.

Overview

This user-friendly book offers step-by-step guidelines for working with people with psychiatric disabilities as they return to educational settings. Written in an informal, direct style by a leader in the field, this readable volume takes the guesswork out of helping clients reenter or remain in colleges, universities, trade or professional schools, and GED programs. Detailed chapters include:

+accommodations in educational settings
+faculty, staff and peer attitudes
+treatment issues
+federal funding
+campus health and safety concerns
+educational services in mental health settings
+student strategies for success

Easy-to-understand explanations of legislation, behavioral interventions, 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781419663505
Publisher:
BookSurge, LLC
Publication date:
04/09/2007
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

Meet the Author

Karen V. Unger, M.S.W., Ed.D. is President of Rehabilitation Through Education, Portland, Oregon and a Research Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education at Portland State University.

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