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Description - Deafness and Challenging Behaviour by Sally Austen

Challenging behaviours, such as aggression and violence, are more common in deaf people than hearing people. Filling a crucial gap in the international market, this book will appeal equally to those who work occasionally or entirely with Deaf or hearing impaired client groups of all ages. Multi-disciplinary professionals with specialist knowledge of working with deaf people explore aspects of mild to severe challenging behaviour with reference to its cause, assessment, prevention and management. This book will be of relevance to professionals and carers involved in the delivery of actual and potential aggression management in the fields of * Mental health* Education* Learning disability* Speech and language therapy* Prison and forensic services* Audiology* Nursing International contributors, providing a wealth of easily accessible knowledge, consider this extremely heterogeneous group from neurological, behavioural, socio-political, service user, psychodynamic and systemic perspectives.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470025482
ISBN-10: 0470025484
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 155mm x 18mm)
Pages: 342
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sally Austen

Sally Austen, UK is a consultant clinical psychologist and has worked with deaf people for over 12 years. She is employed by Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust and works at National Deaf Mental Health Service. Dave Jeffery, UK is a Violence and Personal Safety Specialist advisor and has worked with deaf people for ten years. He is currently employed by Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust Risk management department.

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