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Author Gardner, James F., 1946-

Title Developing staff competencies for supporting people with developmental disabilities : an orientation handbook / James F. Gardner, Michael S. Chapman.

Imprint Baltimore : P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., c1993.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.38 G174d 1993    ---  Available
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xi, 461 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Rev. ed. of: Staff development in mental retardation services. c1985.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An introduction to developmental disabilities -- Historical and contemporary trends in services -- The principle of normalization -- Legal rights of persons with developmental disabilities -- The process of assessment -- The interdisciplinary team process -- Developing instructional strategies -- Identifying and measuring behaviors -- Principles of behavior intervention -- Human sexuality -- Leisure and recreation -- Adaptive technology -- Supported employment -- Coping with stress and burnout -- Working with families -- Maintaining safe environments -- Drugs and medications -- Management responsibilities -- Maintaining and enhancing quality of services.
Subject Social work with people with mental disabilities -- Programmed instruction.
Social work administration -- Programmed instruction.
Indexed Term Mentally handicapped persons Welfare services
Added Author Chapman, Michael S.
Gardner, James F., 1946- Staff development in mental retardation services.
ISBN 1557661073

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