Social Work Practice Across Disability

ISBN-10: 020537462X
ISBN-13: 9780205374625
Edition: 2003
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List price: $125.80
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 346
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

This textbook prepares students to work across disabilities by providing knowledge and training grounded within the ecological framework in four principal areas. The four areas are: the societal environment and disability; disability and the individual experience; essential skills for social work micro, mezzo, and macro practice with people with disabilities; and the resource and support network for persons with disabilities.

Preface
Introduction
The Societal Framework
Theoretical Frameworks
Individual Models
Societal Models
The Development of Norms
A Feminist Model of Disability
Stigmas and Other Marks
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
A Historical Perspective
The Colonial Period and Early Nationhood
The Nineteenth Century
The Early Twentieth Century
The Late Twentieth Century
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
The Disability Rights Movement in the Unites States
Early Efforts
The First Advocacy Organization
Precipitating Influences
Ed Roberts and the Centers for Independent Living
Organizing Demonstrations and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Wade Blank and ADAPT
Other Disability Rights Organizations
The Universal Design Movement
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Disability Legislation and the ADA
Federal Laws
State Laws
Case Law
Additional Information on Disability Laws
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Disability Demographics
Sources of Demographic Information
Americans with Disabilities, 1997
Prevalence of Disability by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin, 1997
Employment and Income, as Related to Disability Status, 1997
Census Bureau Data, March 2001
Healthy People 2010 Baseline Data
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Part I Summary
Part I Assignment
The Individual Framework
Disability and Identity Development
Facets of Our Identity
Adaptation
Mackelprang and Salsgiver's Life Stage Development Concept
Disability Identity as a Learned Social Role
Empowering and Normalizing Disability Identity
Rolland's Three Categories of Disability Identity
Avoidance of Disability Identity
Disability and the Minority Experience
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Systems for Grouping Disabilities
National Health Interview Survey: Grouping by Activity Limitation
Disability Statistics Center: Grouping by Causative Condition
Access Unlimited: Grouping by Impairment in Learning and Working
Disability Classifications "Commonly Used" by Schools
U.S. Department of Education: Grouping by Frequency of Occurrence
Disability Classifications for Sports Participation in Special Events
Rolland's Disability Categories: A Typology of Disability
Disability Categories and the Medical Model
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Understanding the Disability Experience: Onset, Course, and Outcome
Onset and Beyond
Course
Outcome
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Understanding the Experience of Disability: Living with Limitations and Stereotypes
Mobility Limitations
Limitations Due to Energy Levels
Sensory Limitations
Limitations in Communication
Limitations in Reasoning Ability and Mental Functioning
Visibility: A Special Challenge
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Part II Summary
Part II Assignment
Skills for Social Work Practice
Using Client Strengths and Worker Skills to Optimize Communication
Communicating across Sensory Impairment
Communicating across Speech Impairment
Communicating across Mental Illness
Communicating across Developmental Disability
Communicating across Cognitive Disability
Communicating across Physical Immobility
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Trust and Relationship Building
Trust Building and Belief Bonding
Empathy and Sympathy
Avoiding the Assumptions Trap
Developing Patience and Understanding
Reducing Fear and Discomfort
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Assessing Individuals and Communities
The Ecological Framework
The Strengths Perspective
The Biopsychosocial Perspective
A Disability-Specific Framework for Assessment
Addressing Quality-of-Life Issues
The Community Needs Assessment
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Practice Models: Working with Individuals
The Crisis Intervention Model
The Empowerment Model
The Advocacy Model
The Case Management Model
The Social Construct Model, Revisited
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Practice Models: Working within the Disability Community
Definition of Terms
The Community Needs Assessment Model
The Self-Help Group Model
The Empowerment Model
The Social Action/Functional Community Model
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Practice Models: Disability as a Social and Political Concern
The Coalition-Building Model
The Political Advocacy Model
The Social Movement Model
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Part III Summary
Part III Assignment
The Disability Resource and Support Network
Overview of Network and Services in the Public Sector
Federal Government Resources
State Government Resources
Local Government Resources
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Overview of Network and Services in the Private Sector
Disability-Specific Organizations
Cross-Disability Service Organizations
Location-Based Disability Services
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Public and Private Intersections in Health Care
Medical Care
Home and Community-Based Care
Nursing Home Care
Ancillary Health-Care Services
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Public and Private Intersections in Housing and Personal Care Needs
Community Living
Communal Living
Residential Care
Personal Care Attendants
Homeless Disabled People
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Public and Private Intersections in Employment and Income Support
Employment
Education, Training, and Rehabilitation
Income Support
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
The Social Support and Recreation Network
The Social Support Network
Caregiver and Family Support
Leisure and Recreation Activities
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Mobility, Access, and Adaptive Technology
Mobility in the Built Environment
Adaptable Living Space
Assistive Technology
Chapter Summary
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Part IV Summary
Part IV Assignment
References
Index

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