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Psychosocial Aspects of Deafness

ISBN-10: 0205343473
ISBN-13: 9780205343478
Edition: 2004
Authors: Nanci A. Scheetz
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Book details

List price: $147.40
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/21/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 5.91" wide x 9.06" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 1.342

Preface
The Emerging Self: A Lifelong Process
Perspectives in Psychology
Perspectives in Sociology
Personality Development
Establishing a Sense of Identity
Perspectives in Deafness
Deaf Communities
Establishing a Deaf Identity
Developing a Positive Self-Concept
Establishing a Deaf Identity: A Lifelong Process
Impact of the School Setting on Deaf Identity
Factors That Influence Self-Identity
Strategies for Enhancing the Deaf Child's Self-Concept: Enriching Self-Identity
Summary
Family Dynamics and Deafness
Variations in Family Structure
The Diversity of Families
Economic Variability and the Family Unit
Hearing Parents/Deaf Children: Cultural Conflicts
Communication: Providing Inroads into Psychosocial Development
Fostering Independence with in the Family Unit
Discipline Techniques: Working with Deaf Children
Greenspan's Emotional Milestones and Their Relationship to Deafness
Summary
Sociolinguistics and Deafness
Linguistics: A Study of Nature and the Structure of Language
Stages of Language Development
The Conversational Domain and Deafness
The Literate Domain and Deafness
The Metalinguistic Domain and Deafness
Summary
The Educational Domain: Promoting Social/Emotional Growth and Development
Characteristics of the School-Aged Population
Classrooms That Promote Social Competence
Adapting Classroom Management Approaches for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students: Fostering Social and Emotional Growth and Development
Educational Interpreters: Providing the Communication Link
Classroom Participation and Emotional Security in Mainstream Settings
Psychological Development in the Residential School Setting
Enhancing Self-Esteem: Promoting Social Competence
Summary
Sexuality and the Deaf Community
Contemporary Explanations of Sexual Behavior
Acquiring Sexual Knowledge: Sources of Information
Deaf Children and the Acquisition of Sexual Information and Knowledge
School-Based Health and Sex Education Programs
Residential School-Based Health and Sexuality Education Programs
Homosexual Behavior and Gay Identity
Deafness and Homosexuality
HIV and AIDS
Designing Comprehensive Sexual Education Programs for Deaf Students
Summary
Social Development and Deafness
Social Cognitive Theory: The Work of Albert Bandura
Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Theory
Emotional Intelligence and the Work of Daniel Goleman
Agents of Socialization
Views of Deafness: Society's Perceptions and Expectations
A Look at Deafness: The Socialization Process
The Function of Play
Peer Interaction and Popularity
Developing Friendships
Summary
Identifying the Healthy Personality
Theories of Healthy Personality
Healthy Personality and Deafness
Applying the Theories: A Look at Deafness and Healthy Personality Development
Summary
Psychological Assessment of Deaf Individuals
Origins of Psychological Testing
An Overview of the Assessment Process
Assessment and the Deaf Population
Infant and Child Assessment
Assessment of School-Aged Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children and Adolescents
Assessment of Adults
What Test Results Show
Test Results and the School-Aged Population
Mental Health Assessment and the Deaf Population
Strategies for Interpreting Psychological Assessments
Summary
Counseling Techniques and Therapeutic Models
Mental Health Professionals
Clients Seeking Mental Health Services
The Counseling Process: Facilitating Change
Meeting the Needs of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Clients
Counseling within the School Setting
Counseling Techniques, Theories, and Strategies
Summary
Mental Illness and Deafness
Defining Abnormal Behavior
Factors That Contribute to Abnormal Behavior
Classifying Abnormal Behavior
Mental Status Exam
Identifying Mental Illness in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Individuals
Conducting Mental Status Exams with Deaf Clients
Prevalence of Mental Illness within the Deaf Population
Interpreting during the Mental Status Exam
Summary
Crisis and Intervention
The Multifaceted Nature of Abuse: Contributing Factors
Sexual Abuse of Children
Eating Disorders and the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Population
Alcohol and Substance Abuse and Deafness
Summary
Community Mental Health Agencies: Providing Services to Those Who Are Deaf
A Brief Historical Overview
Standards of Care Recommendations for Accessibility
Community-Based Mental Health Agencies and Deaf Consumers
Recognizing Traditionally Underserved Persons Who Are Deaf
Contemporary Problems of Service Delivery
Mental Health Service Delivery Systems
Future Directions: Focusing on Program Implementation
Summary
References
Author Index
Subject Index

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