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Job Coaches for Adults with Disabilities: A Practical Guide

Job Coaches for Adults with Disabilities: A Practical Guide

For new and experienced job coaches, and those considering job coaching as a career, this practice-focused guide sets out established standards for supporting adults with physical and intellectual disabilities in long-term employment. It covers essential skills needed for the job... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781785925467
Barcode 9781785925467
Published 15 February 2019 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Dillenburger, Karola
Edited by Matuska, Ewa
Edited by Bruijn, Marea de
Edited by Roettgers, Hanns Rudiger
Foreword by Piasek, Blazej
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ISBN-13 9781785925467
ISBN-10 1785925466
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Imprint Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date 15 February 2019
International Publication Date 21 February 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Dillenburger, Karola
Edited by Matuska, Ewa
Edited by Bruijn, Marea de
Edited by Roettgers, Hanns Rudiger
Foreword by Piasek, Blazej
Category Disability: Social Aspects
Social Welfare & Social Services
Labour Economics
Labour Economics: Employment & Unemployment
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 228mm
Spine: 14mm
Weight 324g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress People with disabilities - Vocational guidance - Europe, People with disabilities - Employment - Europe
NBS Text Social Issues, Services & Welfare
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;General/trade
Dewey Code 362.40484094
Catalogue Code 962502

Description of this Book

Defining the role of a job coach, this book sets out EU-wide training standards for helping people with disabilities gain and maintain meaningful employment. The book includes the perspectives of both people with disabilities and their job coaches, offering first-hand experience of the specific issues faced by those who want to enter the competitive open jobs market. It describes how to provide bespoke support for people with an intellectual disability, physical disability, as well as for autistic people and individuals with mental health conditions. Guidance on functional assessment, task analysis, collaborating with employers and training for new and student job coaches is also included.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This book brings us closer to the world of people with disabilities and the work of job coaches. -- From the Foreword by Blazej Piasek, Warsaw, Poland This book offers a unique combination of expertise and personal experiences from a broad range of stakeholders...I wholeheartedly recommend this book to all those interested in the subject area of job coaching. -- From the Foreword by Norman Sterritt DMS, MBA, Progression to Employment Service Manager, Triangle Housing Association and Chair, Northern Ireland Union of Supported Employment
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 1 stars (out of 5)

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