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Career Development Employment And Disability In Rehabilitation

Author : David R. Strauser
ISBN : 9780826195630
Genre : Psychology
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Work And Disability

Author : Edna Szymanski
ISBN : 0890799105
Genre : Business & Economics
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Psychosocial Aspects Of Disability Second Edition

Author : Irmo Marini, PhD, DSc, CRC, CLCP
ISBN : 9780826180636
Genre : Social Science
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Praise for the First Edition: "This is an excellent book, but the best parts are the stories of the disabled, which give readers insights into their struggles and triumphs." Score: 94, 4 Stars–-Doody's Medical Reviews What are the differences between individuals with disabilities who flourish as opposed to those who never really adjust after a trauma? How do those born with a disability differ from individuals who acquire one later in life? Fully updated and revised, this second edition of a unique rehabilitation counseling text reflects growing disparities among "haves and have-nots" as they bear on the psychosocial aspects of disability. New content focuses on returning veterans afflicted with physical and mental health problems, persons with disabilities living in poverty, and the need for increased family and community-based engagement. The book provides updated information about assisted suicide, genetic testing, new legislation, and much more. Using a minority model perspective, the text provides students and practitioners of rehabilitation and mental health counseling with vivid insight into the experience of living with a disability. It features first-person narratives from people living with a variety of disabling conditions, which are integrated with sociological and societal perspectives toward disability, and strategies for counseling such individuals. The text encompasses an historical perspective, psychological and sociological research, cultural variants regarding disability, myths and misconceptions, the attitudes of special interest and occupational groups, the use positive psychology, and adjustments to disability by the individual and family. A wealth of counseling guidelines and useful strategies are geared to individuals with specific disabilities. Designed for a 15-week semester, the book also includes thought-provoking discussion questions and exercises, an Instructor’s Manual and PowerPoints. New to the Second Edition: Reflects the growing disparities between “haves and have-nots” as they impact people with disabilities Includes new content on veterans with physical and mental disabilities Describes the experience of impoverished individuals with disabilities Examines the need for increase family and community-based engagement Discusses strengths and weaknesses of the Americans with Disabilities Act Covers assisted suicide, genetic testing, and recent legislationExpanded coverage of sexual identity Provides an Instructor Manual and PowerPoints Key Features: Provides 16 personal narratives demonstrating the "normalcy" of individuals with different types of disabling conditions Includes stories of people living with blindness, hearing impairments, spinal chord injuries, muscular dystrophy, mental illness, and other disabilities Delivers counseling strategies geared toward specific disabilities, with "do’s" and "don'ts" Discusses ongoing treatment issues and ethical dilemmas for rehabilitation counselors

Beyond Traditional Job Development

Author : Denise Bissonnette
ISBN : OCLC:1011725278
Genre : Job creation
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Disability Across The Developmental Life Span

Author : Julie Smart
ISBN : 9780826107343
Genre : Psychology
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Rehabilitation Caseload Management

Author : Lee Ann R. Grubbs, PhD, CRC, CFLE
ISBN : 0826104851
Genre : Medical
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A new classic updated to provide the following: Improved Management Model with new terminology New chapters on case classifications in the VR process, rehabilitation caseload in the private sector, and technology Section on prime factors for establishing control New Service-Decision Model and Rehabiliation-Decision Model

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Examination Preparation

Author : Fong Chan
ISBN : 9780826108418
Genre : Psychology
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The Professional Practice Of Rehabilitation Counseling

Author : Dennis R. Maki, PhD, CRC, NCC
ISBN : 9780826107398
Genre : Psychology
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Based on the Handbook of Rehabilitation Counseling (Rigger/Maki 2004), this new volume has been completely revised and updated to accommodate the overarching changes that have recently occurred in the field. It reflects the new, accepted definition of rehabilitation counseling as a specialization within the field of counseling and demonstrates how the knowledge, skills and attitudes of rehabilitation counseling complement those of mental health counseling. The volume now includes an increased emphasis on education in general counseling, and mental health and substance abuse counseling; empirically supported practice; and a focus on the globalization of professional practice in rehabilitation counseling. It has been organized within a new conceptual framework for ease of use, and is based on the authors' ecological model that is a core framework for the book and the field itself. Key Features: Places rehabilitation counseling firmly within the profession of counseling Imparts the essence of the transformative rehabilitation practice Compatible with both CORE and CACREP standards for basic professional identity content Authored by nationally recognized experts in specialized topics who are acknowledge leaders in their field Designed for the practical use of students and instructors of introductory courses, as well as practicing professionals New to This Edition: Learning objectives for each chapter Content review and discussion questions for each chapter to enhance active learning PowerPoint presentations for instructors' use Model syllabus for an introduction to rehabilitation counseling course for instructors Exhaustive in scope, The Professional Practice of Rehabilitation Counseling will provide the expertise necessary for new graduates and practicing professionals who need to gain licensure and employment opportunities.

The Job Developer S Handbook

Author : Cary Griffin
ISBN : 1557668639
Genre : Business & Economics
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One of the most practical employment books available, this forward-thinking guide walks employment specialists step by step through customized job development for people with disabilities, revealing the best ways to build a satisfying, meaningful job around a person's preferences, skills, and goals. Internationally known for their innovative, proactive job development strategies, the authors motivate readers to expand the way they think about employment opportunities and develop creative solutions. Readers will get fresh, proven tips and ideas for every aspect of job development for youth and adults with significant support needs: discovering who the person is and what he or she really wants ensuring goodness of fit between employer and employee finding--or creating--"hidden jobs" in smaller companies empowering people through resource ownership (investing in resources that employers need) skillfully negotiating job duties while managing conflicts that might arise creatively maximizing benefits using social security work incentives encouraging family support while respecting the individual as an adult To make each part of job development easier, the book arms readers with practical content they can really use: easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidelines; checklists of critical questions to answer; success stories in both urban and rural settings; and sample scenarios, dialogues, and interview questions. Equally useful to veteran professionals and those just starting out, this compelling guidebook breathes new life into the job development process and helps readers imagine a wider world of employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Families In Rehabilitation Counseling

Author : Michael Jay Millington
ISBN : 9780826198754
Genre : Psychology
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This graduate level textbook proposes a different way of looking at the rehabilitation counseling profession that puts family at the center of the person-centered model, not an adjunct to individual counseling. It provides the tools and knowledge-base to effectively work with the family, and within the community, espousing a new inclusive model of care, establishing best practices in research, practice, training, and management.

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