You are here

Resources to help you transition to teaching online

Instructors: To support your transition to online learning, please see our resources and tools page whether you are teaching in the UK, or teaching outside of the UK.

Inspection copy update April 2020: Due to the current restrictions in place in response to COVID-19, our inspection copy policy has changed. Please refer to our updated inspection copy policy for full details. If you have recently placed an inspection copy order with us, we will be in touch to advise of any changes.

SAGE Stock Take: Please be aware SAGE Distribution (including Customer Services) will be closed from 25th-30th November. Whilst you can still place an order during this time, you order will be held for despatch until after this period. Service will resume on the 1st December.

Sensory Awareness and Social Work
Share

Sensory Awareness and Social Work



May 2010 | 160 pages | Learning Matters
Understanding sensory needs is fundamental for social work and care management practice. Social workers are trained to reflect on their own practice, make useful application of theory and promote anti-discriminatory practice at all times. This book will assist students in identifying people who have a sensory need and enable them to have the knowledge, skills and values to address this. Designed specifically to encourage students to build confidence and develop skills essential to best practice, this book is specifically structured to address all aspects of sensory need.
 
What are sensory needs?
 
Communication methods for people with sensory needs
 
Discrimination faced by people with sensory needs
 
Sensory awareness in adult services
 
Sensory awareness in children and families
 
Mental health and sensory needs
 
Conclusion
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Index

This book is suitable for use to support learners to develop thier knowledge of sensory awareness and social work.

Miss Katie ann Lee
Early Years Department, Solihull College
October 13, 2015

a good book, specific and useful

Mrs Fiona Wilkes
Social Work Office (Redditch), North East Worcestershire College
December 23, 2011

Preview this book