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Bereavement, Loss and Learning Disabilities [electronic resource] : A Guide for Professionals and Carers

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781849050203Publication details: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010.ISBN:
  • 9780857003638
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: Bereavement, Loss and Learning Disabilities : A Guide for Professionals and CarersDDC classification:
  • 155.937087
LOC classification:
  • BF575.G7 G698 2010
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Contents:
Bereavement,Lossand Learning DisabilitiesA Guide for Professionals and Carers; 1 Introduction and Overview; 2 How Bereavement and Loss can be Different in Learning Disabilities; 3 Stages of Loss; 4 Assessment; 5 Developing Understanding around Bereavement and Loss; 6 Therapeutic Tasks; 7 Working with Families; 8 The Carer's Role in Bereavement; 9 Working with Clients who have Additional Communication Needs; 10 Role of Supervision; 11 Working with Terminal Illnesses; 12 Remembering and Anniversaries; REFERENCES; USEFUL ORGANIZATIONS AND RESOURCES; INDEX
Summary: Losing a loved one and coping with the subsequent adjustments that follow are a difficult fact of life, but people with learning disabilities face specific difficulties in processing and managing these changes. Adopting an integrative approach, this book acknowledges the importance of helping relationships in supporting this vulnerable group through periods of loss and bereavement. The author explains how to engage the person with a learning disability in talking therapy by creating an open dialogue. Common signs of stress, factors to consider in assessing risk and advice on how best to approa
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Bereavement,Lossand Learning DisabilitiesA Guide for Professionals and Carers; 1 Introduction and Overview; 2 How Bereavement and Loss can be Different in Learning Disabilities; 3 Stages of Loss; 4 Assessment; 5 Developing Understanding around Bereavement and Loss; 6 Therapeutic Tasks; 7 Working with Families; 8 The Carer's Role in Bereavement; 9 Working with Clients who have Additional Communication Needs; 10 Role of Supervision; 11 Working with Terminal Illnesses; 12 Remembering and Anniversaries; REFERENCES; USEFUL ORGANIZATIONS AND RESOURCES; INDEX

Losing a loved one and coping with the subsequent adjustments that follow are a difficult fact of life, but people with learning disabilities face specific difficulties in processing and managing these changes. Adopting an integrative approach, this book acknowledges the importance of helping relationships in supporting this vulnerable group through periods of loss and bereavement. The author explains how to engage the person with a learning disability in talking therapy by creating an open dialogue. Common signs of stress, factors to consider in assessing risk and advice on how best to approa