Sensory Awareness and Social Work

Sensory Awareness and Social Work

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Understanding 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.Many Deaf people use British Sign Language (BDA, 2009), which as already explained isa language inits own right with its own grammatical structure, andusethe interpreter to translate from one language toBSL and vice versa. ... Forexample, ahardofhearing person mayuse a lipspeaker ora deafblind person may usea deafblind manual alphabet interpreter. ... The socialworker should always speak a#39;directlya#39;tothe service user, addressingthem inthefirst person, e.g. It isnice tomeet you, anbsp;...

Title:Sensory Awareness and Social Work
Author:Michelle Evans, Andrew Whittaker
Publisher:SAGE - 2010-05-11


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