Case Management : inclusive community practice by Elizabeth Moore (Editor)Case Management: Inclusive Community Practice is a consumer-directed social work text that provides health and human services workers with the theory, knowledge and skills to help the vulnerable. The second edition offers a strong in-depth overview of case management using case studies and reflective questions to teach readers to relate theory to practical situations.Clear navigation and updated content make Case Management a learning resource for students and practitioners working across the human services sector.Features of this edition:New references and content included in key areas to reflect recent changes to community practice:Chapter 6: Cultural Diversity and Competence: A Culturally Responsive ApproachChapter 18: Case management in Child Protection: Challenges, Complexities and PossibilitiesChapter 19: Case Management and Complexity: Challenges in the National Disability Insurance SchemeChapter 20: Our Safe Place - Community Responses to Koori Youth Violence Chapter 21: New Land New Home: Working with Refugee Survivors of Torture and TraumaChapter 22: Case management, Research Evidence, and Homelessness ServicesWell-respected Australian author team share their expertise across the many disciplines within the human services sector.Cross-reference margin notes added to signpost key topics across chapters.
Call Number: 361.3068 CAS
Publication Date: 2017
Developing communities for the future by Susan KennyDeveloping Communities for the Future provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory, processes and practices of community development. It offers insights into the challenges and dilemmas of this demanding field and considers the ways in which it can empower citizens. Engaging case studies illustrate how community development practitioners operate in everyday situations. This new edition keeps pace with recent shifts in theories and the economic, social, cultural and political contexts within which community development takes place, showing how such changes are influencing practice. Throughout it highlights cutting-edge issues such as green approaches, social inclusion, working with Indigenous communities, and government over-regulation. Overall, this valuable text demonstrates the dynamic nature of the field and how practitioners can help communities respond to the current challenges they face".--Back cover. Small section pages 320-324 on community development in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; mentions CDEP
Community Care and Inclusion for People with an Intellectual Disability by Robin Jackson and Maria LyonsThe essays in this varied collection are multi-disclipinary, to bring the widest perspective to this controversial and elusive yet highly influential concept. They examine the barriers that people with an intellectual disability face, including access to housing, work, healthcare and online resources. They assess the practice of community care, and argue for far-reaching changes to care philosophy and the quality of services.
Publication Date: 2016
Promoting Social Inclusion : Co-creating enviroments that foster equity and belonging by Kate Scorgie (Editor); Chris Forlin (Editor)This volume in the International Perspectives on Inclusive Education Series explores innovative perspectives and practices regarding social inclusion of potentially marginalized individuals from multiple perspectives. This book blends theoretical and evidence-based research about social inclusion and belonging, while simultaneously giving voice to families and individuals who have sought to obtain an inclusive education when experiencing a disability. Section 1, Social Inclusion: Affirming value, rights and choice, explores social inclusion from various frameworks including psychology, philosophy, human rights, social justice, hope and equity. The second section, Social Inclusion and Schools: Programs, perspectives, and practices, reviews a number of evidence-based curricula and interventions to promote social inclusion within educational contexts. Section 3, Securing presence: Dignity, agency and voice, highlights the importance of attending to and learning directly from children with disabilities. Finally, Section 4, Transition to higher education and employment, describes the continuing importance of social inclusion in transition to young adulthood and the workplace. Each chapter offers strategies, guidelines and examples of how professionals, family members and individuals can collaborate to make affirming and co-creating communities that foster equity and belonging for all.
Publication Date: 2019
Rethinking Disability : a disability service studies approach to inclusive practices by Jan ValleNow in its second edition, Rethinking Disability introduces new and experienced teachers to ethical framings of disability and strategies for effectively teaching and including students with disabilities in the general education classroom. Grounded in a disability studies framework, this text¿s unique narrative style encourages readers to examine their beliefs about disability and the influence of historical and cultural meanings of disability upon their work as teachers. The second edition offers clear and applicable suggestions for creating dynamic and inclusive classroom cultures, getting to know students, selecting appropriate instructional and assessment strategies, co-teaching, and promoting an inclusive school culture. This second edition is fully revised and updated to include a brief history of disability through the ages, the relevance of current educational policies to inclusion, technology in the inclusive classroom, intersectionality and its influence upon inclusive practices, working with families, and issues of transition from school to the post-school world. Each chapter now also includes a featured "voice from the field" written by persons with disabilities, parents, and teachers.