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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

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ISBN-10: 0199739110

ISBN-13: 9780199739110

Edition: 2011

Authors: Terry Altilio, Shirley Otis-Green, Betty Ferrell

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This comprehensive, evidence-informed text provides clinicians, researchers, policy-makers and academicians, with content to inform and enrich the guidelines recommended by the National Consensus Project and the National Quality Forum Preferred Practices. It is designed to meet the needs of health social work professionals who seek to provide culturally sensitive biopsychosocial-spiritual care for patients and families living with life-threatening illness. Edited by two of the leading social work clinician-researchers in the US, this text serves as the definitive resource for practicing clinicians and fulfills the need for social work faculty who wish to complement general health care texts…    
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Book details

List price: $96.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/21/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 784
Size: 11.10" wide x 8.90" long x 1.70" tall
Weight: 5.060
Language: English

Foreword
Foreword
Foreword
Preface: We're not in Kansas Anymore
Dedication
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Historical Context
Social Work and Palliative Care: The Early History
Palliative Social Work: An Historical Perspective
Defining Social Work's Role and Leadership Contributions in Palliative Care
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? The Emerging Identity of Palliative Social Workers
Social Work Practice: Setting Specific
Palliative Care Consultation
Palliative Social Work in the Intensive Care Unit
Palliative Social Work in the Emergency Department
Social Work and Palliative Care in Hospice
Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care: The Invaluable Role of Social Work
Home-Based Palliative Care
Palliative Care in Long-Term Care Facilities
Palliative Care for Veterans
Special Considerations in Rural and Inner-City Areas
Clinical Trials and the Role of Social Work
Key Roles for Palliative Social Work in Correctional Settings
Social Work Practice: Screening, Assessment, and Intervention
Screening, Assessment and a Problem-Solving Intervention for Distress
Mental Health Risk in Palliative Care: The Social Work Role
Addressing Suffering in Palliative Care: Two Psychotherapeutic Models
Spirituality and Social Work Practice in Palliative Care
Discovering Strengths and Growth in Palliative Care
Caregivers in Palliative Care: Roles and Responsibilities
Families and Family Conferencing
The Doctor within: Integrative Medicine, Social Work, and Palliative Care
Sexuality, Sensuality, and Intimacy in Palliative Care
The Social Work Role in Pain and Symptom Management
The Whys and Wherefores of Support Groups: Helping People Cope
Social Work and Technology: The Software and Hard Drive of Patient and Family Care
Bereavement in the Beginning Phase of Life: Grief in Children and Their Families
Holding On and Letting Go: The Red Thread of Adult Bereavement
Population-Specific Practice
The Collaboration of Palliative Care and Oncology Social Work
Palliative Care in Chronic Kidney Disease
Emerging Opportunities for Palliative Social Workers
Social Work, HIV Disease, and Palliative Care
Palliative Care with Vulnerable Populations
Palliative Care with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Persons
Social Work in Pediatric Palliative Care
Palliative Social Work with Older Adults and Their Families
Collaborations in Palliative Care
Teamwork in Palliative Care: An Integrative Approach
Social Work and Psychology
Social Work, Fund-Raising, and Philanthropy: It's Not Just about Money
Social Work, Self-Advocates, and Users of Palliative Care
Social Work and Pharmacy
Social Work and Child Life: A Family's Journey with Childhood Cancer
Social Work and Psychiatry
Social Work and Creative Arts Therapy Services
Social Work and Physician Collaboration in Palliative Care
Social Work and Nursing Collaboration in Palliative Care
Social Work and Speech Pathology: Supporting Communication in Palliative Care
Social Work and Genetics
Teamwork in Palliative Care: Social Work Role with Spiritual Care Professionals
Social Work and Bioethics: Enhanced Resolution of Ethical Dilemmas and the Challenges along the Way
Social Work and Volunteers
Palliative Social Work: Regional Voices from a Global Perspective
The Need for Global Capacity Building for Palliative Social Work
Palliative Care, Culture, and the Pacific Basin
Palliative Social Work in Canada
Palliative Social Work in Central-Eastern Europe: The Emerging Experience of Romania
Palliative Social Work in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Australian Palliative Social Work
Palliative Social Work: An African Perspective
Palliative Social Work: An Indian Perspective
Palliative Social Work in Japan
Palliative Care in the Chinese Context: An Integrated Framework for Culturally Respectful Practice
Palliative Social Work in Singapore
Palliative Social Work in the United Kingdom
Palliative Social Work in Israel
Selected Issues in Palliative Care among East Jerusalem A rab Residents
Ethics
Ethical Considerations in Palliative Care: An Overview
The Social Work Role in Decision Making: Ethical, Psychosocial, and Cultural Perspectives
Advance Directives from a Social Work Perspective: Influence of Culture and Family Dynamics
Pediatric Palliative Care Ethics and Decision Making
Social Work's Ethical Challenge: Supporting the Terminally Ill Who Consider a Hastened Death
Palliative Sedation: A View through the Kaleidoscope
Professional Issues
Navigating in Swampy Lowlands: A Relational Approach to Practice-Based Learning in Palliative Care
Enhancing Professionalism, Leadership, and Advocacy: A Call to Arms
The Power and Potential of Language
Professional Development: Educational Opportunities and Resources
Professional Connections for Palliative Social Workers
Financial Considerations for the Palliative Social Worker
Social Work Research Agenda in Palliative and End-of-Life Care
Merging Research and Clinical Practice
Quality Improvement and Organizational Change
Public Policy in Palliative and End-of-Life Care
Self-Care as Best Practice in Palliative Care
Legacy Building: Implications for Reflective Practice
Epilogue: Lessons Learned along the Yellow Brick Road
Appendix
Index