Journal article

Determining the vocational competencies required to deliver community-based rehabilitation and inclusive development services in India

Lindsey Gale, Shelley Gillis, Nathan Grills

Disability and Rehabilitation | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

PURPOSE: To identify the competencies required by Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR) practitioners in India and determine typical pathways of competency development, including minimum practice standards. METHODS: Following a literature review of existing frameworks and guidelines for CBR delivery, Delphi methods were used with Indian CBR experts to identify the main competency requirements of CBR personnel. Rubric writing workshops with CBR experts then expressed the performance of these competencies developmentally as learning progressions. The rubrics were converted into an observation form and field tested with 100 CBR personnel of varying expertise levels, through third party assessmen..

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