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Att bli vuxen - synsätt på processen att bli vuxen för personer med utvecklingsstörning

Kratz, Sofia LU and Persson, Julia LU (2009) SOPA63 20091
School of Social Work
Abstract (Swedish)
This study is based on nine interviews with counsellors in habilitation and education as well as teachers in special schools, with the goal of studying the extent to which the theoretical models of normalization - as formulated by Bengt Nirje (2003) and Wolf Wolfensberger (1972) - apply to their daily work of supporting and preparing mentally retarded youngsters for transition to adult life. The conclusion is that the approaches of the staff are more in line with the principle formulated by Nirje, even though Wolfensberger's principle is clearly dis-cernible as well.The staff emphasize the importance of giving mentally retarded people the opurtunity to, like other youngsters, move away from the parental home and separate from the parents.... (More)
This study is based on nine interviews with counsellors in habilitation and education as well as teachers in special schools, with the goal of studying the extent to which the theoretical models of normalization - as formulated by Bengt Nirje (2003) and Wolf Wolfensberger (1972) - apply to their daily work of supporting and preparing mentally retarded youngsters for transition to adult life. The conclusion is that the approaches of the staff are more in line with the principle formulated by Nirje, even though Wolfensberger's principle is clearly dis-cernible as well.The staff emphasize the importance of giving mentally retarded people the opurtunity to, like other youngsters, move away from the parental home and separate from the parents. Since they do not necessarily possess a capacity of their own, they should, according to the staff, be given support to build social relationships and to form an active lifestyle in order to have similar life conditions like other. In accordance with the principle of Wolfens-berger, the importance of knowing how to be seen by others is also considered important. (Less)
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author
Kratz, Sofia LU and Persson, Julia LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20091
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
transition, Mental retardation, normalization, counsellor, habilitering., kurator, normalisering, habilitation, utvecklingsstörning vuxenblivande
language
Swedish
id
1414862
date added to LUP
2009-06-08 15:25:21
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2009-06-08 15:25:21
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  abstract     = {This study is based on nine interviews with counsellors in habilitation and education as well as teachers in special schools, with the goal of studying the extent to which the theoretical models of normalization - as formulated by Bengt Nirje (2003) and Wolf Wolfensberger (1972) - apply to their daily work of supporting and preparing mentally retarded youngsters for transition to adult life. The conclusion is that the approaches of the staff are more in line with the principle formulated by Nirje, even though Wolfensberger's principle is clearly dis-cernible as well.The staff emphasize the importance of giving mentally retarded people the opurtunity to, like other youngsters, move away from the parental home and separate from the parents. Since they do not necessarily possess a capacity of their own, they should, according to the staff, be given support to build social relationships and to form an active lifestyle in order to have similar life conditions like other. In accordance with the principle of Wolfens-berger, the importance of knowing how to be seen by others is also considered important.},
  author       = {Kratz, Sofia and Persson, Julia},
  keyword      = {transition,Mental retardation,normalization,counsellor,habilitering.,kurator,normalisering,habilitation,utvecklingsstörning vuxenblivande},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Att bli vuxen - synsätt på processen att bli vuxen för personer med utvecklingsstörning},
  year         = {2009},
}