SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE WITH THE TRANSPORTATION-HANDICAPPED PSYCHIATRICALLY ILL

Wayfinding training with the transportation-handicapped psychiatrically ill who travel by bus to urban community mental health services is discussed. Information from environmental wayfinding theories is used to teach psychiatric clients how to travel on public buses. Guidelines are provided for this type of training. Public bus transit combined with wayfinding training is seen as the most effective way to promote compliance with deinstitutional services.

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: p. 24-28
  • Monograph Title: Specialized transportation 1991; proceedings of a conference, October 28-31, 1990, Sarasota, Florida
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00611821
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309050731
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1991 12:00AM