Supporting Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities & Mental Illness
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Supporting Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities & Mental Illness

By Sherri Melrose
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Book Description


What caregivers need to know when supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities and mental illness.



This multidisciplinary resource develops topics of interest to all those who care about and for individuals with co-occurring intellectual disabilities and mental illness. Each chapter presents current evidence informed practice knowledge. Each topic is also presented with audio enabled text boxes emphasizing 'Key Points for Caregivers.' For those who are interested in background knowledge, we provided the comprehensive literature base. And, for those interested mainly in 'what to do,' we provided text box summaries for reading and listening.



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Table of Contents
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Table Of Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • CHAPTER 1: SUPPORT WORK: THE FUNDAMENTALS
  • CHAPTER 2: WHAT'S IN A NAME?
  • CHAPTER 3: AN OVERVIEW OF MENTAL ILLNESS
  • CHAPTER 4: COMMON PHYSICAL CONCERNS
  • CHAPTER 5: WHEN THE PROBLEM IS PAIN
  • CHAPTER 6: BEHAVIOUR THAT HURTS
  • CHAPTER 7: SEXUALITY
  • Audio Compendium
    • CHAPTER 1: SUPPORT WORK: THE FUNDAMENTALS
    • CHAPTER 2: WHAT'S IN A NAME?
    • CHAPTER 3: AN OVERVIEW OF MENTAL ILLNESS
    • CHAPTER 4: COMMON PHYSICAL CONCERNS
    • CHAPTER 5: WHEN THE PROBLEM IS PAIN
    • CHAPTER 6: BEHAVIOUR THAT HURTS
    • CHAPTER 7: SEXUALITY
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