SETP 102: Supported Employment – Understanding the Power of Perceptions & Valued Roles

Course Introduction

? Objective

The successful learner will recognize the difference between negative and valued roles and how social roles impact one’s life experiences.

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Content derived from the work of Dr. Wolf Wolfensberger

Wolfensberger, W. (1997).  A brief introduction to Social Role Valorization: a high-order concept for addressing the plight of societally devalued people, and for structuring human services (3rd rev. ed.). Syracuse, NY: Training Institute for Human Service Planning, Leadership & Change Agentry (Syracuse University).

Course Development

A special thanks to Hope Leet Dittmeier, Executive Director of Mattingly Edge, Louisville, KY  for the development of the content for this lesson related to Social Role Valorization.

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Hope Leet Dittmeier
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