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ERIC Number: EJ482849
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0037-8046
Reclaiming the Community: The Strengths Perspective and Deinstitutionalization.
Sullivan, W. Patrick
Social Work, v37 n3 p204-09 May 1992
Discusses issues of concern for severely mentally ill people (homelessness, family burden, quality of life, deinstitutionalization, community-based services). Considers how response to severe mental illness has overrelied on pathology-based models of helping. Offers strengths perspective as alternative that sees mentally challenged individuals having strengths and abilities that can be tapped to foster their continued integration in community settings. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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