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Early Brain Development for Social Work Practice

Terri Combs-Orme.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Mental and Behavioural Health. 12601 words.

Development of the brain in the first 3 years of life is genetically programmed but occurs in response to environmental stimuli. The brain is organized “from the bottom up,” that is, from...

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Intellectual Disabilities

Leah Igdalsky.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Care of the Elderly; Child and Adolescent Social Work; Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 6963 words.

Social workers working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families require an understanding of the disabilities themselves as well as the larger context of disability...

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