CBR Workers' Training Needs for People with Communication Disability

Choo Er Yeap, Hasherah Ibrahim, Sandra Vandort, Kartini Ahmad, Md Syahrulikram Yasin
2017 Disability, CBR and Inclusive Development  
Aims: In order for speech-language pathologists to work better together with CBR workers, there is a necessity to understand what they perceive as their training needs for people with communication disability (PWCD). Method: In 2013, a cross-sectional written survey was conducted with 421 Malaysian workers, using convenient sampling and a mixed-method approach. Results: In-depth information on training needs from descriptive analysis of quantitative data and content analysis of qualitative data
more » ... of qualitative data were obtained and discussed. Conclusion: This study, although not generalizable, builds up the literature on worker training needs in developing countries, and would be of benefit for speech-language pathologists and worker trainers.
doi:10.5463/dcid.v27i4.590 fatcat:litcivey35htvfzozikp2zxvze