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initial list of ideas and topics for the 1st annual SRV Journal online conference

As mentioned in my last post, we are looking forward to our first annual SRV Journal online conference which will open in September. Why are we hosting this conference? We believe that Social Role Valorization (SRV), when well applied, has great potential to help societally devalued groups and individuals to gain greater access to the […]

Posted on May 8, 2013 at 3:56 pm by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Announcing the 1st annual SRV Journal online conference

I am pleased to announce that we are going to run an SRV Journal  ‘online conference’ starting in September 2013. The event will be entirely online and will be based on submitted papers (e.g., there will not be any recorded talks or presentations). The conference will essentially consist of reading others’ papers, as well as […]

Posted on April 28, 2013 at 2:00 pm by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Titles from December 2012 SRV Journal added to our abstract site

Citation information from the December 2012 issue of The SRV Journal has been added to our abstract website. Check it out! Tweet

Posted on February 9, 2013 at 5:38 pm by MTumeinski · Permalink · One Comment
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June 2012 issue of The SRV Journal

The 2012 issue of The SRV Journal is now at the printers and will be mailed fairly soon. For those of you who are PDF subscribers, this will be emailed over the next week. If you are not yet a subscriber, it’s not too late! Check here. Below is the table of contents for this […]

Posted on June 25, 2012 at 11:23 am by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SRV Journal focus question: December 2010

The following focus question was published in the December 2010 issue of The SRV Journal. I look forward to your replies, thoughts, reflections and related questions: “From an SRV perspective, ‘integration’ means ‘personal social integration & valued social participation.’ This in turn would require (a) valued participation, (b) with valued people (c) in valued activities that […]

SRV Journal focus question: June 2010

The following focus question was published in the June 2010 issue of The SRV Journal. I look forward to your replies, thoughts, reflections and related questions: One aspect of the SRV theme of interpersonal identification is that “if devalued people are to have a chance of receiving the good things in life from the rest of […]

SRV Journal focus question: December 2009

The following focus question was published in the December 2009 issue of The SRV Journal. I look forward to your replies, thoughts, reflections and related questions: The primacy of autonomy, rights and ‘choice’ is a common mindset and ideology in contemporary human services. Compare and contrast this ideology of autonomy and ‘choice’ with the principles […]

SRV Journal focus question from the June 2009 issue

In each issue of The SRV Journal, we publish a focus question, inviting our readers to individually and perhaps as part of a small study group to consider, reflect on and discuss the question. I have decided to start posting these questions just as they appeared in the Journal, starting with the first question published […]

Posted on May 30, 2012 at 11:59 am by MTumeinski · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Social Role Valorization theme: model coherency (post #2 in a series)

This is the second in a series of posts concerning the Social Role Valorization theme of relevance, potency, and model coherency of measures and services (see the SRV monograph by Wolfensberger, 1998, 3rd. rev. ed. published in 2004, pp. 111-118). I briefly mentioned in the first post that Wolfensberger had described relevance, potency and model […]

SRV in the News: Stripping of Valued Roles

This rather sensational story making the rounds on the internet these past few days is useful for highlighting several SRV-related issues. As Wolfensberger posthumously points out in the latest issue of the SRV journal (December 2011), one devalued class of people may be subjected to the same particular wound. In the case of the article […]

Posted on January 24, 2012 at 10:23 pm by stevetiff · Permalink · 4 Comments
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