Work and Disability

Issues and Strategies in Career Development and Job Placement
Author: Edna Szymanski,Randall M. Parker
Publisher: Pro Ed
ISBN: 9780890799109
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 480
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Social Work and Disability

Author: Peter Simcock,Rhoda Castle
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1509508309
Category: Political Science
Page: 272
View: 7927
em style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal;"Social Work and Disability offers a contemporary and critical exploration of social work practice with people with physical and sensory impairments, an area that has previously been marginalized within both practice and academic literature. It explores how social work practice can, and indeed does, contribute to the promotion of disabled people’s rights and the securing of positive outcomes in their lives. The book begins by exploring the ways in which disability is understood and how this informs policy and practice. Opening with a thought-provoking account of the lived experience of a disabled person using social work services, it goes on to critically analyse theory, policy and contemporary legislative change. Inequality, oppression and diversity are the focus of the second section of the book, while the remainder offers an in-depth exploration of the social work practice issues in disability settings, notably work with children, adults and safeguarding. Service-user and carer perspectives, case profiles, reflective activities and suggestions for further reading are included throughout. em style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal;"Social Work and Disability will be essential reading for social work students and practitioners. It will also be of interest to service users and carers, students on health and social care courses, third-sector practitioners and advocates.

Work And Disability: A Malaysia Scenario (Penerbit USM)

Author: Magdalene Ang
Publisher: Penerbit USM
Category: Social Science
Page: N.A
View: 6532
Books on disability issues in the Malaysian setting are few and far between. Written from a management perspective, this book is a treasure chest of disability literature and research findings. It presents an enlightening and useful account of the organizational experiences and work outcomes of disabled people in Malaysia. For students, academics, researchers, disabled people, employers, and provider organizations who want a closer peek into the organizational lives of disabled people in the Malaysian workplace such as their relationships with superiors, and how they can get ahead in their career, this is a must-read book. Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia

Work and Disability

Contexts, Issues, and Strategies for Enhancing Employment Outcomes for People with Disabilities
Author: Edna Szymanski,Randall M. Parker
Publisher: Pro Ed
ISBN: 9781416404361
Category: Social Science
Page: 492
View: 2970
work is a central aspect of human life in every culture and every society. In certain societies work may be a means by which individuals define themselves and/or maintain their quality of life. However, as a whole, work is the essential means by which we all attain our basic needs such as food and water. In our modern society, persons with disability face a society in which jobs and education are not as easily accessible or attainable. disability often complicates the delicate interrelationships between people and work. It may affect work productivity, relationships with coworkers, and relationships at home. This third edition covers the latest in legislative background and other contextual matters regarding employment of people with disabilities; vocational theories and research related to disability; counseling interventions, multicultural issues, vocational assessment, labor market information, and accommodation of people with disabilities in the workplace; job placement and job development; outreach through business consultation; and supported employment for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Work and Disability , Contexts, Issues, and Strategies for Enhancing Employment Outcomes for People with Disabilities

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Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1467228494
Category: Education
Page: 33
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Disabled People, Work and Welfare

Is Employment Really the Answer?
Author: Grover, Chris,Piggott, Linda
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 1447318331
Category: Social Science
Page: 256
View: 6236
Led by the disability movement’s concern with the employment choices faced by disabled people, this controversial book uses sociological and philosophical approaches, as well as international examples, to critically engage with possible alternatives to paid work for disabled people.

Chartbook on Work and Disability in the United States, 1998

Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Category: Chronic diseases
Page: 60
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Making Life Work

Freedom and Disability in a Community Group Home
Author: Jack Levinson
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 1452915113
Category: Social Science
Page: 285
View: 3682
Group homes emerged in the United States in the 1970s as a solution to the failure of the large institutions that, for more than a century, segregated and abused people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Yet community services have not, for the most part, delivered on the promises of rights, self-determination, and integration made more than thirty years ago, and critics predominantly portray group homes simply as settings of social control. Making Life Workis a clear-eyed ethnography of a New York City group home based on more than a year of field research. Jack Levinson shows how the group home needs the knowledgeable and voluntary participation of residents and counselors alike. The group home is an actual workplace for counselors, but for residents group home work involves working on themselves to become more autonomous. Levinson reveals that rather than being seen as the antithesis of freedom, the group home must be understood as representing the fundamental dilemmas between authority and the individual in contemporary liberal societies. No longer inmates but citizens, these people who are presumed—rightly or wrongly—to lack the capacity for freedom actually govern themselves. Levinson, a former group home counselor, demonstrates that the group home depends on the very capacities for independence and individuality it cultivates in the residents. At the same time, he addresses the complex relationship between services and social control in the history of intellectual and developmental disabilities, interrogating broader social service policies and the role of clinical practice in the community.

Outlines and Highlights for Work and Disability

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Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781428820371
Category: Education
Page: 84
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Handbook of Occupational Health and Wellness

Author: Robert J. Gatchel,Izabela Z. Schultz
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461448395
Category: Psychology
Page: 576
View: 7116
This book integrates the growing clinical research evidence related to the emerging transdisciplinary field of occupational health and wellness. It includes a wide range of important topics, ranging from current conceptual approaches to health and wellness in the workplace, to common problems in the workplace such as presenteeism/abstenteeism, common illnesses, job-related burnout, to prevention and intervention methods. It consists of five major parts. Part I, “Introduction and Overviews,” provides an overview and critical evaluation of the emerging conceptual models that are currently driving the clinical research and practices in the field. This serves as the initial platform to help better understand the subsequent topics to be discussed. Part II, “Major Occupational Symptoms and Disorders,” exposes the reader to the types of critical occupational health risks that have been well documented, as well as the financial and productivity losses associated with them. In Part III, “Evaluation of Occupational Causes and Risks to Workers’ Health,” a comprehensive evaluation of these risks and causes of such occupational health threats is provided. This leads to Part IV, “Prevention and Intervention Methods,” which delineates methods to prevent or intervene with these potential occupational health issues. Part V, “Research, Evaluation, Diversity and Practice,” concludes the book with the review of epidemiological, measurement, diversity, policy, and practice issues–with guidelines on changes that are needed to decrease the economic and health care impact of illnesses in the workplace, and recommendations for future. All chapters provide a balance among theoretical models, current best-practice guidelines, and evidence-based documentation of such models and guidelines. The contributors were carefully selected for their unique knowledge, as well as their ability to meaningfully present this information in a comprehensive manner. As such, this Handbook is of great interest and use to health care and rehabilitation professionals, management and human resource personnel, researchers and academicians alike.

Disabling Barriers

Social Movements, Disability History, and the Law
Author: Ravi Malhotra,Benjamin Isitt
Publisher: UBC Press
ISBN: 0774835265
Category: Law
Page: 244
View: 6217
Disabling Barriers analyzes issues relating to disability at different moments in Canadian and American history. In this volume, legal scholars, historians, and disability-rights activists explore how disabled people have been portrayed and treated in a variety of contexts, including within the labour market, the workers’ compensation system, the immigration process, and the legal system (both as litigants and as lawyers). The contributors encourage us to rethink our understanding of both the systemic barriers disabled people face and the capacity of disabled people to transform their environment by changing the discourse surrounding disablement.

Handbook of Vocational Rehabilitation and Disability Evaluation

Application and Implementation of the ICF
Author: Reuben Escorpizo,Sören Brage,Debra Homa,Gerold Stucki
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319088254
Category: Medical
Page: 571
View: 6130
This book presents the state of the art in the application and implementation of the WHO's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in the areas of vocational rehabilitation as a primary topic and disability evaluation as a secondary topic. Application of the ICF and implementation strategies toward a holistic and comprehensive approach to work disability and vocational rehabilitation programs are presented along with clinical cases and exercises. The ICF as a topic in health and disability has been gaining momentum since its approval by the World Health Assembly in 2001, and great progress has been made since then. However, the integration if the ICF in the realm of vocational rehabilitation has been lacking despite the fact that work and employment are a major area in people's lives, particularly those who have work disability. This book will advance the professional practice of vocational rehabilitation, rehabilitation counseling, occupational medicine, and allied health science.

Medical Aspects of Disability

A Handbook for the Rehabilitation Professional
Author: Herbert H. Zaretsky,Edwin F. Richter,Myron G. Eisenberg
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826197870
Category: Law
Page: 944
View: 7456
Designated a Doody's Core Title!. Medical Aspects of Disability is a true interdisciplinary textbook, representing collaboration between experts from many professions and specialties. An overview of themes and principles of rehabilitation is provided. Numerous disabling conditions and disorders are covered not only from clinical but also functional, psychological, and vocational perspectives. Special topic chapters address important new trends and processes within the field of rehabilitation and health care at large. The book is designed as a resource for rehabilitation professionals across many disciplines. Each chapter provides concise but significant coverage of topics, and extensive references to facilitate further exploration. The book can be used as a textbook and as a reference tool for the practitioner. With the field's increasing move toward evidence-based practice, a need for information in the areas of accreditation and outcome measurement has arisen. In response, the editors have added an essential special topics chapter detailing the importance of the accreditation process as a fundamental component of the quality assurance and improvement process. This is an excellent resource as both a textbook and reference guide, to inform and assist graduate and undergraduate students (physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, social work, psychology, nursing, vocational counseling, therapeutic recreation, hospital administration), as well as practitioners, about the most current information on the etiology, and clinical symptoms of a wide variety of medical and disabling conditions.;index

Pain and Disability

Clinical, Behavioral, and Public Policy Perspectives
Author: Marian Osterweis,Arthur Kleinman,David Mechanic
Publisher: National Academies Press
Category: Social Science
Page: 306
View: 4409
Pain--it is the most common complaint presented to physicians. Yet pain is subjective--it cannot be measured directly and is difficult to validate. Evaluating claims based on pain poses major problems for the Social Security Administration (SSA) and other disability insurers. This volume covers the epidemiology and physiology of pain; psychosocial contributions to pain and illness behavior; promising ways of assessing and measuring chronic pain and dysfunction; clinical aspects of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation; and how the SSA's benefit structure and administrative procedures may affect pain complaints.

Culture and Disability

Providing Culturally Competent Services
Author: John H. Stone
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452266964
Category: Psychology
Page: 272
View: 9286
Culture and Disability provides information about views of disability in other cultures and ways in which rehabilitation professionals may improve services for persons from other cultures, especially recent immigrants. The book includes chapters with descriptions of the interaction of culture and disability. A model on "Culture Brokering" provides a framework for addressing conflicts that often arise between service providers and clients from differing cultures. Seven chapters discuss the cultural perspectives of China, Jamaica, Korea, Haiti, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and Vietnam, focusing on how disability is understood in these cultures.

Youth and Disability

A Challenge to Mr Reasonable
Author: Dr Jenny Slater
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 147242851X
Category: Social Science
Page: 130
View: 5537
In this ground-breaking book, Jenny Slater uses the lens of ‘the reasonable’ to explore how normative understandings of youth, dis/ability and the intersecting identities of gender and sexuality impact upon the lives of young dis/abled people. Although youth and disability have separately been thought within socio-cultural frameworks, rarely have sociological studies of ‘youth’ and ‘disability’ been brought together. By taking an interdisciplinary, critical disability studies approach to explore the socio-cultural concepts of ‘youth’ and ‘disability’ alongside one-another, Slater convincingly demonstrates that ‘youth’ and ‘disability’ have been conceptualised within medical/psychological frameworks for too long.

Disability, Work, and Cash Benefits

Author: Jerry L. Mashaw,National Academy of Social Insurance (U.S.),National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (U.S.)
Publisher: W E Upjohn Inst for
ISBN: 9780880991681
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 427
View: 6839