Sensory Awareness and Social Work

Sensory Awareness and Social Work

by Michelle Evans, Andrew Whittaker

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844457281
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 05/11/2010
Series: Transforming Social Work Practice Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
File size: 732 KB

About the Author

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

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