ERIC Number: EJ482990
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Consumer-Centered Social Work Practice: Restoring Client Self-Determination.
Tower, Kristine D.
Social Work, v39 n2 p191-96 Mar 1994
Examines orientation toward social work practice that places consumers at center of decision making/control. Examines trends in consumer movement, including advances among aging, disabled, and mental health client populations. Compares medical-rehabilitation and independent living models to demonstrate fundamental philosophical differences. Introduces suggestions to enhance participation by consumers for direct service workers, administrators/supervisors, and social work educators. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A