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When Professionals Weep Emotional and Countertransference Responses in End-of-Life Care

ISBN-10: 0415950953

ISBN-13: 9780415950954

Edition: 2006

Authors: Renee S. Katz, Therese G. Johnson

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Description:

End-of-life care is a specialized area of work that crosses a number of academic and professional disciplines, including social work, counselling, physical medicine, geriatrics, nursing, counselling, psychology and social work. This text considers some of the most important issues in this diverse field.
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 3/15/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 330
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

About the Editors
Contributors
Series Editor's Foreword
Foreword
Preface
Introduction
When Our Personal Selves Influence Our Professional Work: An Introduction to Emotions and Countertransference in End-of-Life Care
Special Issues in End-of-Life Care
Suffering and the Caring Professional
Caregiving of the Soul: Spirituality at the End of Life
The Seduction of Autonomy: Countertransference and Assisted Suicide
Futility and Beneficence: Where Ethics and Countertransference Intersect in End-of-Life Care
Client, Clinician, and Supervisor: The Dance of Parallel Process at the End of Life
Specific Populations and Settings
The Influence of Culture and Ethnicity on End-of-Life Care
Torture, Execution, and Abandonment: The Hospitalized Terminally Ill and Countertransference
Surviving the Holocaust Only to Face Death Again: Working with Survivors at the End of Life
The Horror and Helplessness of Violent Death
Professionalism and Our Humanity: Working with Children at the End of Life
Personal-Professional Reflections
When the Face across the Room Reflects My Own: On Being a Psychotherapist and a Bereaved Parent
Before and After My Fiancee's Death: Beliefs about Rational Suicide and Other End-of-Life Decisions
Complex Bonds: A Personal-Professional Narrative
Implications for Practice: Models to Address Countertransference in End-of-Life Care
The Respectful Death Model: Difficult Conversations at the End of Life
Emotional Barriers to Discussing Advance Directives: Practical Training Solutions
A Group Intervention to Process and Examine Countertransference near the End of Life
Conclusion
The Journey Inside: Examining Countertransference and Its Implications for Practice in End-of-Life Care
Index