Community Disability Services: An Evidence-based Approach to Practice

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Ian James Dempsey, Karen Nankervis
Purdue University Press, 2006 - Political Science - 398 pages
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This book provides an integration of the principles, policy and practice of disability service provision in the twenty-first century. It demonstrates links between theory and practice, with an emphasis on "evidence-based practice," and is drawn from international research. Ultimately, this book will enhance critical analysis and reflection, enabling students and service providers to better choose between approaches, and implement strategies that best facilitate positive outcomes for people with disabilities. Available in the United States and Canada only.
 

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Dr. Ian Dempsey is senior lecturer and disability studies program coordinator, faculty of education and arts at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Published in many international, refereed professional journals, Dempsey’s research interests cover legislation and policy for people with a disability, family empowerment, and staff training and development in disability services. Dr. Karen Nankervis is Program Leader in Disability Studies at RMIT University, Melbourne. She has been extensively involved in the local, national and international disability sector. Her research interests include service and program planning, case management, staff training, service provision to people with a dual diagnosis, working with offenders with a disability, and skill development for people with an intellectual disability.

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