Cross-cultural rehabilitation : an international perspective /

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Other Authors: Leavitt, Ronnie Linda, (ed.)
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Published:London ; Philadelphia : W.B. Saunders, 1999.
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Table of Contents:
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction to Cross-Cultural Rehabilitation: an International Perspective
  • Section 1. The Theoretical Basis for Developing Cultural Competence
  • 2. The Concept of Culture
  • 3. Appearances' of Disability, Discrimination and the Transformation of Rehabilitation Service Practices
  • 4. Health Beliefs and Behavior Towards Individuals with Disability Cross-Culturally
  • 5. Some Influences of Religions on Attitudes Towards Disabilities and People with Disabilities
  • 6. Poverty and Health: an International Overview
  • 7. Understanding Racial Prejudice, Discrimination and Racism and Their Influence on Health Care Delivery
  • 8. Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Section 2. Professional Issues
  • 9. The Development of Rehabilitation Services and Community Based Rehabilitation
  • 10. International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities and Handicaps (icidh): a Universal Framework
  • 11. Appropriate Assistive Technology
  • 12. Epidemiological Considerations in the Assessment of Disability
  • 13. The Collaborative Learning Approach in Community Based Rehabilitation
  • 14. Cross-Cultural Supervision of Students
  • Section 3. The Practice of Rehabilitation in Cross-Cultural and International Environments: Case Examples
  • 15. Community Based Rehabilitation with Indigenous Peoples: a Case Description from Guyana
  • 16. Development of Community Rehabilitation in Nicaragua: Training People with Disabilities to Be Trainers
  • 17. Problems with Community Mobilization and Participation in Cbr: a Case from Botswana
  • 18. The Sociopolitical Context of Cbr Developments in South Africa
  • 19. Intensive Treatment and Problem Solving to Enhance Rehabilitation Potential in Mexico
  • 20. A Cross-Cultural Immersion in Post- Communist Romania
  • 21. Cultural and Environmental Factors in the Delivery of Rehabilitation Services to American Indians
  • 22. Culture and Its Impact on the Rehabilitation Program: a Palestinian Perspective
  • 23. Upgrading Physical Therapy Education in Vietnam
  • 24. Appropriate Prosthetics and Orthotics in Less Developed Countries
  • 25. Paper Technology and Community Based Rehabilitation: Cultural Adaptation in Zimbabwe
  • Section 4. Cross-Cultural Research
  • 26. Health Beliefs and Behaviors of Families with Children Who Are Disabled in Rural Jamaica
  • 27. Barriers to Successful Community Based Rehabilitation in Jamaica
  • 28. Impact of the Harare Parents' Groups for Children with a Disability and Their Parents: Are Caregivers Satisfied with the Service?
  • 29. Cross-Cultural Parent Education and Early Intervention: Cuban and African-American Families in Miami, Florida, Usa
  • 30. Professional Development, Personality and Self-Esteem of Palestinian Physical Therapists
  • Section 5. The Practice of Cultural Competence in the 21st Century
  • 31. Towards a Public Health Perspective on Rehabilitation
  • 32. Moving Rehabilitation Professionals Toward Cultural Competence: Strategies for Change
  • Appendices to Chapter 32
  • Appendix A. Core-Curriculum Guidelines on Culturally Sensitive and Competent Health Care
  • Appendix B. Resources for Multicultural Training Exercises
  • Appendix C. Resources for Additional Information on Culture
  • Appendix D. Culture-Specific Health Related Resources
  • Index

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