Habilitation Planning for Adults with Disabilities by Robert L. SchalockHabilitation Planning for Adults with Disabilities by Robert L. Schalock

Habilitation Planning for Adults with Disabilities

byRobert L. Schalock, William E. Kiernan

Paperback | September 30, 2011

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Habilitation Planning for Adults With Disabilities presents a comprehensive approach to habilitation planning and service delivery for adults with disabilities. This book investigates the increased demands and expectations by adults with disabilities regarding personalized service and quality of life, including independence, productivity, and community integration, and discusses historical and current treatment and trends. This book is presented in five main sections: definitions and background material; lifestyles and living, work, and recreational environments; habilitation strategies; personal growth and quality of life for the affected adult; and the present and future trends in habilitation planning. Rehabilitation personnel in the areas of administration, assessment/training, case management, or evolution; applied psychologists; and professionals and students in special education, rehabilitation counseling, human service or health adminstration will be interested in this volume.
Title:Habilitation Planning for Adults with DisabilitiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:233 pagesPublished:September 30, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1461279860

ISBN - 13:9781461279860

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Table of Contents

Section I: Adults with Disabilities and Their Habilitation Environments.- 1 Developing a Mindset.- Trends Impacting Service Delivery.- Basic Service Delivery Principles.- Professional Standards.- Summary.- 2 Defining Adults with Disabilities.- Cognitive/Developmental Impairment.- Sensory/Neurological Impairment.- Physical Impairment.- Emotional/Behavioral Impairment.- Summary.- Additional Readings.- 3 The Seven Major Life Activity Areas.- Major Life Activity Areas.- Life Activity Area Assessment.- The Pros and Cons of a Functional Definition.- Summary.- 4 Environments and Life Activities.- Life's Three Major Environments and Their Importance.- Environment Classification and Assessment.- Environments and Quality of Life.- Summary.- Section II: The Environments for Life Activities.- 5 The Living Environment.- Historical Trends in Community Living Programs.- Principles for Community Living Programs.- The Components of a Community Living Program.- Summary.- 6 The Work Environment.- The Evolution of Employment Services.- Principles for Employment Service Programs.- The Components of an Employment Program.- Summary.- 7 Recreation and Leisure from a Wellness Perspective.- Program Principles.- Program Components.- Person-Referenced Outcomes.- Summary.- Additional Readings.- 8 Refocusing on the Whole Person.- Life-Style Planning.- Assessing Life Experiences.- Developing Life Aim Goals.- Individual Habilitation Plan.- Person-Referenced Outcomes.- Summary.- Section III: Habilitation Strategies.- 9 Personal Growth Within Life Activities.- Program Principles.- Develop Behavioral Skill Instructional Techniques.- Adapt Tasks and Environments.- Teach Problem-Solving/Decision Making.- Addressing Problem Behaviors in Growth-Producing Ways.- Summary.- Additional Readings.- 10 Program Change Strategies.- Program-Environment Analysis.- Staff Functions and Competencies.- Systems Interface.- Quality of Life.- Summary.- Additional Readings.- 11 Societal Philosophies Affecting Habilitation Strategies.- Normalization.- Advocacy.- Public Laws.- Least Restrictive Environment.- Summary.- Additional Readings.- Section IV: Management and Evaluation.- 12 Program Principles and Their Management.- Program Principles.- Accountability Dimensions.- Monitoring Critical Performance Indicators.- Practical Management Skills.- Summary.- Additional Readings.- 13 Evaluation of Habilitation Services.- Outcome Analysis.- Process Analysis.- Impact Analysis.- Summary.- Additional Readings.- Section V: The Future.- 14 The Power of Mindsets.- Current and Future Trends.- The Individual.- The Program.- The System.- Summary.- Section VI: References.