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    5037 DB Tilburg


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Dr. Wietske van Oorsouw is working as a senior-researcher and research coordinator at the Academic Collaborative Center Living with an Intellectual Disability (Tranzo, Tilburg University). Her PhD (with title: Considered care for complex clients) focused at training, behaviour, and emotions of support staff serving clients with mild to moderate ID and severe forms of CB. Her present research interests concern the empowerment of support staff; interactions and relatedness between staff and clients; and the collection and connection of different perceptions regarding support and treatment.   


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Local coordinator fundraising (Nierstichting)

1 Jul 20141 Jul 2022


  • Intellectual Disability

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Research Output 2008 2019

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multiple disabilities
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Help mijn gedachte: Een explorend onderzoek naar de effectiviteit van dagbehandeling bij mensen met een lichte verstandelijke beperking en psychiatrische problematiek

Gofers, T., Rasing, S., van de Ligt, M., Constant, F., van Oorsouw, W. M. W. J. & Embregts, P. J. C. M., 2018, In : Tijdschrift voor Orthopedagogiek. 57, 5, p. 192-203

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Disabled Persons
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