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Learning to Listen: Positive Approaches and People with Difficult Behavior

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This nontechnical and absorbing text describes how the interactive process of "learning to listen" provides practical alternatives to overly controlling behavior modification techniques. Written for support and other service providers working with people with intellectual disabilities, this book includes compelling and detailed case studies that illustrate possible positive approaches and reveal how people with disabilities can take control of their lives.

Synopsis:

This accessible and absorbing text describes how the interactive process of learning to listen can help support providers replace overly controlling behavior modification techniques with thoughtful, practical alternatives. ;

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-240) and index.

About the Author

Herbert Lovett, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Boston, Massachusetts, and a program coordinator with the Institute on Disability, University of New Hampshire. He has worked throughout the Northern Hemisphere to promote inclusive supports in and equal access to education, work, housing, and human rights. He is the author of Cognitive Counseling and Persons with Special Needs (1985) and a past president of the Autism National Committee.

Table of Contents

Foreword, by Nancy R. Thaler

  1. Learning to Listen
  2. The Politics of Labeling Behavior
  3. The Policies of Behaviorism
  4. The Hierarchy of Control
  5. People Who Hurt Themselves
  6. Choices and Challenges

References: Literature Cited

Appendix A: The Expositor; or Many Mysteries Unraveled

Appendix B: Handicap Consciousness

Product Details

ISBN:
9781557661647
Editor:
Lovett, Herbert
Foreword:
Thaler, Nancy R.
Foreword by:
Thaler, Nancy R.
Foreword:
Thaler, Nancy R.
Editor:
Lovett, Herbert
Author:
Lovett, Herbert
Author:
Thaler, Nancy
Publisher:
Brookes Publishing Company
Location:
Baltimore, MD :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mentally handicapped
Subject:
Psychiatry
Subject:
Allied Health Services - General
Subject:
Behavior modification
Subject:
Rehabilitation
Subject:
Developmentally disabled
Subject:
Social work with the mentally handicapped.
Subject:
Psychiatry x
Subject:
Psychiatry - General
Subject:
People with mental disabilities
Subject:
Social work with people with mental disabilities
Subject:
Social work with people with mental disabilit
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Subject:
Handicapped
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 3
Publication Date:
19960131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
228.6 x 152.4 mm

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