ERIC Number: EJ945933
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Part One: What Therapists Need to Know
Purinton, Matthew C. P.
Exceptional Parent, v41 n10 p26-28 Oct 2011
In the past, people with disabilities were largely segregated from mainstream society. Medical psychotherapy was a niche discipline, located mostly in hospitals and nursing homes. However, things are changing. There are more people with disabilities, and they are more integrated into society. General Practicing Psychotherapists need to know how to work with people with disabilities. Even if they aren't working with the family member with the disability, every person in the family is affected by disability in one way or another. This article highlights some of the main theoretical components in this type of treatment.
Descriptors: Disabilities, Psychotherapy, Accessibility (for Disabled), Educational Needs, Health Needs, Client Characteristics, Caseworker Approach, Models, Normalization (Disabilities)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: Support Staff
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