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    Sensory Awareness and Social Work (Transforming Social Work Practice) (Paperback) By (author) Michelle Evans, By (author) Andrew Whittaker

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    DescriptionUnderstanding sensory needs is fundamental for social work and care management practice. Social workers are trained to reflect on their own practice, make useful application of theory and promote anti-discriminatory practice at all times. This book will assist students in identifying people who have a sensory need and enable them to have the knowledge, skills and values to address this. Designed specifically to encourage students to build confidence and develop skills essential to best practice, this book is specifically structured to address all aspects of sensory need.


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    Title
    Sensory Awareness and Social Work
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michelle Evans, By (author) Andrew Whittaker
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 171 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 9 mm
    Weight: 323 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781844452910
    ISBN 10: 1844452913
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.1T
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BIC subject category V2: JKSN
    DC22: 362.4
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    DC22: 361.3
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27460
    BISAC V2.8: SOC025000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: HV1559.G7 E93 2010
    Thema V1.0: JKSN
    Publisher
    Sage Publications Ltd
    Imprint name
    Learning Matters Ltd
    Publication date
    11 May 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Exeter
    Author Information
    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