COUNSELLING CLIENTS WITH <br />INTELLECTUAL DIFFICULTIES<br />Case StudyINDEPENDENT LIFE– IS IT POSSIBLE?<br />
WHAT IS AN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY (DEFINITION)<br />IT IS NOT A DISEASE  - IT IS DISABILITY<br />AN IQ BELOW 70<br />SIGN...
WHAT IS AN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY  (CAUSES)<br />GENETIC CONDITIONS<br />PROBLEMS DURING PREGNANCY OR AT BIRTH<br />EXPOS...
How many individuals are potentially intellectually disabled is a largely a question of how user-friendly we choose to mak...
ERADICATE POVERTY FOR PEOPLE WITH ID AND THEIR FAMILIES<br />FAMILY ASSISTANCE SUCH AS TAX BREAKS, RESPITE, CAREGIVER BENE...
COUNSELLING CLIENTS WITH ID<br />RESEARCH CLIENT’S DISABILITY<br /> 1ST SESSION<br /><ul><li>BUILD A RAPPORT</li></ul>APPR...
CHECK FOR CLARIFICATION & UNDERSTANDING
COVER ONLY 2 TO 3 ITEMS AT A TIME PER SESSION
MAY REQUIRE TAPE RECORDER OR NOTE TAKER
SUGGEST OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST</li></li></ul><li>COUNSELLING CLIENTS WITH ID<br />2ND SESSION<br /><ul><li>ASSESSMENT – WH...
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  • 9 out of 10 people with ID are living inpoverty – only 3 in 10 employed.750 000 people with ID in Canada -
  • he CRPD was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2006.  Canada signed the CRPD on March 30, 2007, ratified in Canada in March 2010.
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    1. 1. COUNSELLING CLIENTS WITH <br />INTELLECTUAL DIFFICULTIES<br />Case StudyINDEPENDENT LIFE– IS IT POSSIBLE?<br />
    2. 2. WHAT IS AN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY (DEFINITION)<br />IT IS NOT A DISEASE - IT IS DISABILITY<br />AN IQ BELOW 70<br />SIGNIFICANT LIMITATIONS IN ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR (COMMUNICATION, SELF-HELP SKILLS, INTERPERSONAL SKILLS)<br />EVIDENCE THAT THE LIMITATIONS BECAME APPARENT BEFORE THE AGE OF 18.<br />PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES <br />OVERVIEW<br />
    3. 3. WHAT IS AN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY (CAUSES)<br />GENETIC CONDITIONS<br />PROBLEMS DURING PREGNANCY OR AT BIRTH<br />EXPOSURE TO TOXINS OR CERTAIN TYPE OF DISEASES<br />IODINE DEFICIENCY<br />MALNUTRITION<br />PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES <br />OVERVIEW<br />
    4. 4. How many individuals are potentially intellectually disabled is a largely a question of how user-friendly we choose to make our society to disadvantage minorities.<br />
    5. 5. ERADICATE POVERTY FOR PEOPLE WITH ID AND THEIR FAMILIES<br />FAMILY ASSISTANCE SUCH AS TAX BREAKS, RESPITE, CAREGIVER BENEFITS, PAID LEAVE, EMPLOYMENT SECURITY<br />SECURE CHILD RIGHTS AND SUPPORTS<br />AVAILABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING WITH INCLUSIVE PRACTICE<br />SUPPORT LIFE STYLE CHOICES, RECREATION AND CULTURE<br />ACCESSIBLE HEALTH AND PERSONAL CARE<br />CLOSE INSTITUTIONS AND ASSURE A HOME IN THE COMMUNITY<br />OPPORTUNITIES IN EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT<br />SUPPORT QUALITY LIVING IN THE COMMUNITY<br />ENSURE DECISION MAKING RIGHTS BY ESTABLISHING OF SUPPORTIVE LEGISLATURE <br />ENSURE PROTECTION FROM EXPLOITATION, VIOLENCE AND ABUSE<br />ENSURE RIGHT TO EMPLOYMENT PUBLIC SUPPORT AND AWARENESS <br />UN CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (CRPD) <br />SHIFT FROM MEDICAL TO SOCIAL MODEL, OR IDEAS FOR ACTION TO MAKE THE CRPD A REALITY IN CANADA<br />
    6. 6. COUNSELLING CLIENTS WITH ID<br />RESEARCH CLIENT’S DISABILITY<br /> 1ST SESSION<br /><ul><li>BUILD A RAPPORT</li></ul>APPROACHES AND TECHNIQUES:<br /><ul><li>USE SIMPLE, DIRECT AND CONCRETE LANGUAGE
    7. 7. CHECK FOR CLARIFICATION & UNDERSTANDING
    8. 8. COVER ONLY 2 TO 3 ITEMS AT A TIME PER SESSION
    9. 9. MAY REQUIRE TAPE RECORDER OR NOTE TAKER
    10. 10. REFERRAL FROM MD TO GET IQ TEST FROM PSYCHOLOGIST
    11. 11. SUGGEST OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST</li></li></ul><li>COUNSELLING CLIENTS WITH ID<br />2ND SESSION<br /><ul><li>ASSESSMENT – WHO AM I , PD, CONSTRUCTIVIST MAPPING
    12. 12. BASIC LIFE SKILLS TRAINING</li></ul>3RD SESSION<br /><ul><li>HELP WITH GOAL SETTING (SMART)
    13. 13. USE ROLE MODELS IN COMMUNITY
    14. 14. ADVOCATE FOR CLIENT
    15. 15. CONTINUOUS GUIDING
    16. 16. REFERRAL TO JOB DEVELOPER</li></li></ul><li>JOB OPPORTUNITY INFORMATION NETWORK - www.joininfo.ca <br />ABILITY LEARNING NETWORK - www.aln.ca <br />CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION - www.toronto.cmha.ca <br />CENTRE FOR ADDICTION & MENTAL HEALTH - www.camh.net <br />CANADIAN ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY LIVING - www.cacl.ca<br />PROJECT WORK - www.projectwork.ca <br />ONTARIO MARCH OF DIMES – www.marchofdimes.ca<br />VRPLACEMET – www.vrplacement<br />WORK INITIATIVE NETWORK – www.tecss.com/win<br />JVS TORONTO – ABILITY WORKS - www.jvstoronto.org<br />COMMUNITY PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES FOR PEOPLE WITH ID<br />
    17. 17. I AM SAMhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EROTbDCr5ag&feature=relatedRAIN MANhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKC3W0awjm0DAVID AND MONICAhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWuRnmRvEBcONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NESThttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jReNeEHH2lQ<br />MOVIES ABOUT PEOPLE WITH ID<br />

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