Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://vpet.vtc.edu.hk/dspace/handle/999/421
Title: Education and personnel training in Hong Kong : a decade of drastic reform
Authors: Kwok, Joseph
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: National Council on Rehabilitation Education
Journal: Rehabilitation Education
Abstract: This paper discusses the impact of major reforms in Hong Kong on rehabilitation practice and personnel training. Significant changes in policy and legislative measures concerning disability are explained. Key challenges to professional accreditation and personnel training related to rehabilitation are deliberated with illustrations on how tertiary institutes respond to such unprecedented levels of reform in the history of Hong Kong. Implications for American rehabilitation educators and counselors are discussed.
Keywords: Foreign countries
Educational change
Rehabilitation
Professional education
Public policy
Disabilities
Disability discrimination
Laws
Vocational rehabilitation
Employment services
Hospitals
Community services
Certification
Labor market
Type: Article
ISSN: 0889-7018
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