Deaf Mental Health Care Paperback / softback
Part of the Counseling and Psychotherapy series
This volume presents a state of the art account of the clinical specialty of mental health care of deaf people.
Drawing upon some of the leading clinicians, teachers, administrators, and researchers in this field from the United States and Great Britain, it addresses critical issues from this specialty such as Deaf/hearing cross cultural dynamics as they impact treatment organizationsClinical and interpreting work with deaf persons with widely varying language abilitiesAdaptations of best practices in inpatient, residential, trauma, and substance abuse treatment for deaf personsOvercoming administrative barriers to establishing statewide continua of careUniversity training of clinical specialistsThe interplay of clinical and forensic responses to deaf people who commit crimesAn agenda of priorities for Deaf mental health researchEach chapter contains numerous clinical case studies and places a heavy emphasis on providing practical intervention strategies in an interesting, easy to read style.
All mental health professionals who work with deaf individuals will find this to be an invaluable resource for creating and maintaining culturally affirmative treatment with this population.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 398 pages, 2 Tables, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 06/12/2012
- Category: Disability: social aspects
- ISBN: 9780415894753