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Assessing the Capacity to Make Everyday Decisions: A Guide for Clinicians and an Agenda for Future Research

Assessing the Capacity to Make Everyday Decisions: A Guide for Clinicians and an Agenda for Future Research Assessing the capacity of patients to make decisions about their functional problems has substantial ethical, clinical, and financial implications. The growing population of older adults with cognitive impairment either in the community or in long-term care and medical …

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Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013

Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013 (PDF) This law is an attempt to reform the law with respect to those that may need assistance in exercising their decision-making capacity. Author(s): Houses of the Oireachtas (Ireland) Publication Date: 2013 Publisher: Houses of the Oireachtas (Ireland) Source: www.oireachtas.ie

Building a Bridge: A Resource Manual for High School Students

Building a Bridge: A Resource Manual for High School Students (PDF) As stated in the title, a handbook detailing tips and strategies for the transition from high school to post-school life, including college and daily living. Author(s): Connecticut Transition Task Force Publication Date: 2009 (last revision)

Career-Related Outcomes of a Model Transition Demonstration for Young Adults With Emotional Disturbance

Career-Related Outcomes of a Model Transition Demonstration for Young Adults With Emotional Disturbance (PDF) “Presents a study about Rehabilitation, Empowerment, Natural Supports, Education and Work (RENEW), a model demonstration project for adolescents and young adults with chronic mental illness or emotional disturbances.” Author(s): David Hagner, Douglas Cheney, & Joanne Malloy Publication Date: March 1999

Centers for Independent Living and Transition-Age Youth: Empowerment and self-determinatio

First Page: Centers for Independent Living and Transition-Age Youth: Empowerment and self-determination “Discusses the potential role of [Centers for Independent Living] in transition services for youth with disabilities, particularly in promoting self-determination, and provides an example of a program that CILs could replicate to achieve such outcomes.” Author(s): Wehmeyer, Michael L. and Stelios Gragoudas Publication …

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Changing Paradigms: Mental Capacity, Legal Capacity, Guardianship, and Beyond

Author(s): Kristin Booth Glen Publication Date: 2012 Publisher: Columbia Human Rights Law Review Source: LexisNexis® Litigation Essentials   Abstract:  The article discusses guardianship laws as of October 2012, focusing on an examination of mental capacity and legal capacity in regards to an individual’s decision-making process and the legal oversight of incapacitated people. International human rights …

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