Handbook on Quality of Life for Human Service Practitioners
I recommend it as an important text for staff training programs and a particularly useful reference in libraries of human service organizations.' ---Christa Van Kraayenroord, Editor, International Journal of Disability, Development, and Education'If you have any interest in quality of life for... show more
I recommend it as an important text for staff training programs and a particularly useful reference in libraries of human service organizations.' ---Christa Van Kraayenroord, Editor, International Journal of Disability, Development, and Education'If you have any interest in quality of life for individuals in human services...then Schalock and Alonso have done you a tremendous favor. They have amassed a huge review of literature on quality of life...that will be helpful to both the seasoned researcher and program director, as well as to new students or professionals in the field.' --Mental RetardationProduct DescriptionThe most comprehensive and current volume on the subject, the Handbook contains a unique and practical model of quality of life that human service professionals can use to develop services and evaluate outcomes of programs. Two international experts simplify quality of life into 8 factors that can be applied to programs in education; physical health; mental and behavioral health; mental retardation and intellectual disabilities; aging; and family services.The Handbook is based on a reviewof international literature from 1985-2000 and contains over 50 pages of references.Also available:Social Inclusion at Work - ISBN 0940898977Quality of Life: Applications for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - ISBN 0940898969Since 1876, the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) has been providing worldwide leadership in the field of disabilities. AAIDD is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization of professionals and citizens concerned about intellectual anddevelopmental disabilities.AAIDD publishes books for professionals in developmental disability in the areas of:-Supported living-Definition of intellectual disability-Disability funding-Positive behavior support-Palliative care-Quality of
Pages no: 430
Edition language: English
This is one of the best reference books it provides a great starting place for research on various QOL topics in long term care.