Sensory awareness and social work

Evans, Michelle and Whittaker, Andrew (2010) Sensory awareness and social work. Transforming Social Work Practice . Learning Matters, Exeter. ISBN 9781844452910

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Understanding sensory needs is fundamental for social work and care management practice. Social worker's 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 have the knowledge, skills and values to address these needs. Designed specifically to encourage students to build confidence and develop skills essential to best practice in addressing sensory needs. This book is specifically structured to address all aspects of sensory need. Key features: Addresses key areas such as visual impairment and deafblindness; explores key government legislation on the topic; contains key learning tools and activities. Written by a practitioner and academic with many years experience of sensory awareness.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: Deafness, Blindness, Social Work, Sensory Needs, Discrimination, Mental Health
Subjects: Social Welfare > Social Work
Department/People: Children, Young Adult and Family Services

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