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ERIC Number: EJ781244
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 9
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0748-9633
Serving Clients with Hearing Loss: Best Practices in Mental Health Counseling
Fusick, Lisa
Journal of Counseling & Development, v86 n1 p102-110 Win 2008
This article examines the risk factors and characteristics of clients with hearing loss, including inequitable access to education and mental health care services, financial barriers, communication problems, and societal discrimination. Culturally specific counseling approaches and techniques for mental health counselors serving clients with hearing loss are presented, with a focus on building counselor competency and client employment skills. The use of interpreters in therapeutic settings is also discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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