Social Role Valorization (SRV
) is a set of approaches designed to enable devalued people in society to experience the Good Life. These approaches are best used by persons who clearly believe that devaluation of a party is wrong, and who are prepared to work to overcome this. SRV
's many strategies, derived from practical experience and from what research has revealed, is to help devalued people achieve valued social roles. It finds that this is the most powerful way to work against devaluation and its negative effects, and provides a wide variety of techniques and approaches for doing so.
Welcome to the Social Role Valorization Home Page
It is the purpose of this site to provide information and resources about Social Role Valorization (SRV) and information about training opportunities. We welcome your input toward making this site more useful for you.
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The next International SRV Conference will be held in Providence RI, USA, on June 10-12, 2015
In Memoriam: Dr. Wolf Wolfensberger