children’s book: The case of the deadly desperados

I am looking for someone to review a children’s book entitled ‘The case of the deadly desperados‘ by Caroline Lawrence. I would like it for The SRV Journal so the review would need to be from an SRV perspective. What sparked my interest was a review of the book in the NY Times Book Review […]

Posted on July 30, 2012 at 9:41 am by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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book: ‘Acts of Conscience’ by Steven Taylor

If you have not yet had a chance to read the following book, I recommend picking it up: Acts of Conscience: World War II, Mental Institutions, and Religious Objectors written by Steven Taylor, Director of the Center on Human Policy and Coordinator of Disability Studies, School of Education, at Syracuse University. From book description: “In the mid- to late 1940s, […]

Posted on May 25, 2011 at 2:38 pm by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Book notice #4

We recently had the wonderful opportunity to spend some time with Jeff McNair, a professor at California Baptist University. He was in Massachusetts to give a talk about integration and faith communities. (Tom Doody, a long-term Citizen Advocacy coordinator and SRV teacher, spoke at the same day long conference.) In 2008, Jeff arranged for a […]

Posted on April 30, 2011 at 8:08 am by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Book notice #3

If you haven’t gotten your hands on it yet, I recommend reading the 2009 book from Wolfensberger: Wolf Wolfensberger. Observing, Recording and Addressing Personal Physical Appearance by Means of the APPEAR Tool. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Training Institute for Human Service Planning, Leadership and Change Agentry; Plantagenet, ON: l’Institut Valor Institute. For those of you […]

Posted on October 1, 2010 at 10:26 am by MTumeinski · Permalink · One Comment
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Book notice #2

David Race. Social Role Valorization and The English Experience. London: Whiting and Birch Ltd., 1999. Dr. Wolfensberger is by far the most prolific writer about SRV, but a few other writers have contributed greatly to the body of published work concerning SRV. One of these is Dr. David Race, an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at […]

Posted on August 11, 2010 at 11:25 am by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Book notice #1

Occasionally we will post about a book relevant to Social Role Valorization–sometimes a new book, sometimes an older and still relevant one. If you have suggestions for such items or comments on the titles we post, please post a reply! Note these will be notices, not book reviews, though we don’t rule out reviews in […]

Posted on April 20, 2010 at 12:03 pm by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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