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Book

Enhancing self-esteem: a self-esteem training package for individuals with disabilities

Authors:
HAGILIASSIS Nick, GULBENKOGLU Hrepsime
Publisher:
Jessica Kingsley
Publication year:
2005
Pagination:
125p.
Place of publication:
London
Edition:
2nd

This book is tailored specifically to meet the needs of adults with disabilities. It is a resource that provides relevant, cognitively-suitable and age-appropriate information and exercises to aid trainers working with adults with physical and multiple disabilities, and is suitable for people with mild intellectual disability and severe communication impairment. The material is designed to be used in 10 two-hour sessions that explore skills that will help to develop and maintain self-esteem. Each session is fully scripted, with comprehensive instructions for the trainer and  photocopiable hand-outs.

Journal article

The integration of disabled people into the open labour market: a social work perspective

Authors:
NAUDE L., DELPORT C.S.L.
Journal article citation:
Social Work Maatskaplike Werk, 40(3), August 2004, pp.272-283.

Reports on an exploratory research study to explore employment possibilities for people with disabilities, the attitudes, perceptions and needs of employers as well as barriers that prevent the employment of disabled people. On the basis of this information the researchers have described guidelines for a training programme for employers to integrate people with disabilities into the open labour market.

Journal article

What's the deal?

Author:
WINCHESTER Ruth
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 25.1.01, 2001, pp.22-23.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The government's New Deal for Disabled People pilots were part of its wider strategy to enable disabled people to gain employment. The author reports on how the pilots don't necessarily lead to a full strategy, and not all disabled people felt they will enjoy the benefits.

Journal article

A view from the inside track

Author:
BROMBERG Elaine
Journal article citation:
Voluntary Voice, 127, September 1998, pp.4-5.
Publisher:
London Voluntary Service Council

Workable was set up in 1990 by a consortium of voluntary organisations - including Scope, Barnardo's, the Royal National Institute for the Blind and many others - to promote employment and training opportunities for disabled people. The author describes its activities.

Journal article

Assessment for the prescription of wheelchairs: what training is available to therapists

Author:
SILCOX Lesley
Journal article citation:
British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 58(3), March 1995, pp.115-118.
Publisher:
College of Occupational Therapists

Presents the findings of a study which looked at the amount of time spent on and some of the content of the training currently available to therapists, both in colleges and from the wheelchair service. Concludes that the situation has improved slightly since the McColl Report in 1986, which recommended changes in the wheelchair service.

Journal article

At the right time, in the right way

Author:
STEELE Deborah
Journal article citation:
Disability Issues, 17, June 1994, p.15.

Supported employment with Systematic Training for Employment (SITE), gives them the opportunity to attain and retain permanent jobs. Explains how it opens up new horizons of employment, experience and independence.

Journal article

Side by side

Author:
CROSS Merry
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 20.1.94, 1994, pp.20-21.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Looks at difficulties in a working relationship that can arise between child protection workers and disability professionals. The main problems result from a power imbalance, ignorance of each others' specialisms and the consequences of society's marginalisation of disability. Suggests co-training as a answer to breaking down the barriers. Looks at what can be gained from such training.

Journal article

Support in the workplace

Author:
GEORGE Mike
Journal article citation:
Social Work Today, 15.3.90, 1990, pp.26-27.
Publisher:
British Association of Social Workers

Examines various support schemes to help people with disabilities find rewarding jobs and adequate training.

Book

Disability equality training: programme of action; challenging discriminatory attitudes and practices toward people with disabilities 1986-1990

Author:
LONDON BOROUGHS DISABILITY RESOURCE TEAM
Publisher:
London Boroughs Disability Resource Team
Publication year:
1990
Pagination:
10p.
Place of publication:
London

Outlines aims, objectives, principles and methodology of courses in equal opportunities for disabled people.

Journal article

Meeting the challenge of the ET crossword puzzle

Author:
HEGINBOTHAM C.
Journal article citation:
Social Work Today, 20.10.88, 1988, p.27.
Publisher:
British Association of Social Workers

Just how far will the Employment Training scheme meet the needs of people with disabilities?

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