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An abuse of marriage

Author:
SAMUEL Mithran
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 3.3.11, 2011, pp.22-23.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Drawing on guidance from the government's Forced Marriage Unit, the author provides advice to help identify cases of forced marriage of people with learning disabilities. A short description of a Beverley Lewis House, a refugee for women with learning disabilities who are victims of forced marriage is also included.

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The 'practical idealist'

Author:
VALIOS Natalie
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 25.6.09, 2009, p.28.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Lucy Bolden, who works for the disability charity Papworth Trust, has been recognised as an Excellence Network champion by Community Care. This article looks at her commitment and work with the Foundations for Living project.

Book

Person centred planning in a learning disability service

Author:
PEARCE Jenny
Publisher:
British Institute of Learning Disabilities
Publication year:
2006
Pagination:
98p., bibliog.
Place of publication:
Kidderminster

Person Centred Planning in a Learning Disability Service is intended for managers and senior practitioners who want to continue their professional development. This purpose of this book is to: explore the principles, implementation and impact of person centred planning; investigate ways of maximising the effectiveness of person centred planning for individuals;  review her/his own practice within the person centred planning process; and analyse the wider context in which person centred planning operates, including resources, constraints and opportunities  This book should also be of interest to senior staff and managers who are preparing for the Learning Disability Awards Framework (LDAF) Higher Professional Diploma (Level 4) Unit 2: Person Centred Planning in a Learning Disability Service and studying S/NVQ at Level 4

Book

Personal development and reflective practice in a learning disability service

Author:
BRADLEY Alice
Publisher:
British Institute of Learning Disabilities
Publication year:
2006
Pagination:
125p., bibliog.
Place of publication:
Kidderminster

Personal Development and Reflective Practice in a Learning Disability Service is intended for managers and senior practitioners who want to continue their professional development. The purpose of the book is to highlight the importance of reflection in learning and the crucial role of personal and professional development for managers of support services for people with learning disabilities. The issues explored include:  the principles of reflective practice and personal development; the learning process and its relevance for personal and professional development; the values underpinning professional practice in services for people with learning disabilities; the importance of an integrated approach to practice, which encompasses knowledge of current developments. The book should also be of interest to senior staff and managers who are preparing for the Learning Disability Awards Framework (LDAF) Higher Professional Diploma (Level 4) Unit 2: Personal Development and Reflective Practice in a Learning Disability Service and studying S/NVQ at Level 4.

Journal article

Safely into dock?

Author:
RHEAD Adrian
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 13.3.97, 1997, pp.26-27.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

People with learning difficulties are particularly vulnerable in the criminal justice system. Explains how social workers can support them.

Journal article

Responding to the sexual concerns of persons with disabilities

Author:
SANDOWSKI Carol
Journal article citation:
Journal of Social Work and Human Sexuality, 8(2), 1993, pp.29-43.
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Place of publication:
London

Social workers can be instrumental in helping clients with disabilities affirming their sexuality. Addresses sexual issues facing people with disabilities and discusses strategies for social workers to assist these clients with their sexual concerns.

Journal article

Support, respect and value: the keys to high staff morale

Author:
HARRIS Philip
Journal article citation:
Community Living, October 1992, pp.12-13.
Publisher:
Hexagon Publishing

Reports on the establishment of a staff support group in a community-based service for people with challenging behaviour.

Journal article

Working without labels

Author:
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Journal article citation:
Social Work Today, 29.3.90, 1990, pp.20-21.
Publisher:
British Association of Social Workers

A multidisciplinary group discuss how changes in service provision to people with learning difficulties will affect social workers and nurses.

Book

A guide to training resources in mental handicap

Authors:
AVERILL Linda, LEE Heather, FELCE David
Publisher:
British Institute for Mental Handicap/Central Council for Education and Training
Publication year:
1989
Pagination:
63p., list of organisations.
Place of publication:
Bristol

In three sections : philosophy; service processes; are of a mentally handicapped person's life.

Book

Mental handicap: dilemmas of parent - professional relations

Author:
DYSON Simon
Publisher:
Croom Helm
Publication year:
1987
Pagination:
235p., bibliog.
Place of publication:
Beckenham

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