Handbook of Health Social Work
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|Format:||Hardback, 720 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 02 December 2011|
Thoroughly revised and updated, this is the only comprehensive handbook of its kind covering the diverse field of health social work. Its evidence-based overview of contemporary social work practice in health care is written from a wellness perspective, covering the spectrum of health social work settings with contributions from a wide range of experts. Both a foundation for social work practice in health care and a guide for strategy, policy, and program development, this handbook provides social work students and practitioners with the skills they need to use evidence-based models in their practice.
Table of Contents
Foreword viii Suzanne Heurtin-Roberts Acknowledgments x List of Contributors xi Introduction xiii PART I FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL WORK IN HEALTH CARE 1 1 Conceptual Underpinnings of Social Work in Health Care 3 Sarah Gehlert 2 Social Work Roles and Health-Care Settings 20 Teri Browne 3 Ethics and Social Work in Health Care 41 Jared Sparks 4 Public Health and Social Work 64 Marjorie R. Sable, Deborah R. Schild, and J. Aaron Hipp 5 Health Policy and Social Work 100 Julie S. Darnell and Edward F. Lawlor 6 Theories of Health Behavior 125 Sarah Gehlert and Sarah E. Bollinger PART II HEALTH SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE: A SPECTRUM OF CRITICAL CONSIDERATIONS 141 7 Community and Health 143 Christopher Masi 8 Physical and Mental Health: Interactions, Assessment, and Interventions 164 Malitta Engstrom 9 Social Work Practice and Disability Issues 219 Rebecca Brashler 10 Communication in Health Care 237 Sarah Gehlert 11 Religion, Spirituality, Health, and Social Work 263 Terry A. Wolfer 12 Developing a Shared Understanding: When Medical Patients Use Complementary and Alternative Approaches 291 Penny B. Block 13 Families, Health, and Illness 318 John S. Rolland 14 Human Sexual Health 343 Les Gallo-Silver and David S. Bimbi PART III HEALTH SOCIAL WORK: SELECTED AREAS OF PRACTICE 371 15 Social Work With Children and Adolescents With Medical Conditions 373 Nancy Boyd Webb and Rose A. Bartone 16 Social Work With Older Adults in Health-Care Settings 392 Sadhna Diwan, Shantha Balaswamy, and Sang E. Lee 17 Substance Use Problems in Health Social Work Practice 426 Malitta Engstrom, Colleen A. Mahoney, and Jeanne C. Marsh 18 Nephrology Social Work 468 Teri Browne 19 Oncology Social Work 498 Daniel S. Gardner and Allison Werner-Lin 20 Adherence and Mental Health Issues in Chronic Disease: Diabetes, Heart Disease, and HIV/AIDS 526 Wendy Auslander and Stacey Freedenthal 21 Social Work and Genetics 557 Allison Werner-Lin and Kate Reed 22 Pain Management and Palliative Care 590 Terry Altilio, Shirley Otis-Green, Susan Hedlund, and Iris Cohen Fineberg 23 End-of-Life Care 627 Yvette Colon Afterword 643 Candyce S. Berger About the Editors 649 Author Index 651 Subject Index 677
About the Author
SARAH GEHLERT, PhD , is E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Diversity at the Brown School of Social Work and the Department of Surgery (School of Medicine), Washington University in St. Louis. She is the Co-Director of the NIH-funded Transdisciplinary Center on Energetics and Cancer (TREC). TERI BROWNE, PhD, is Assistant Professor and Centenary Faculty in Health Social Work Services Research in the College of Social Work at the University of South Carolina. Her research focuses on social work in health-care settings.
|Publisher: ||John Wiley & Sons Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||25.0 x 17.0 x 5.0 centimeters (1.39 kg)|