Handbook of HIV and Social Work Principles, Practice, and Populations

ISBN-10: 0470260939

ISBN-13: 9780470260937

Edition: 2010 (Handbook (Instructor's))

Authors: Cynthia Cannon Poindexter

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While death rates for HIV in developed countries have decreased and amazing medical progress has been made, challenges in treating HIV remain. Social Services and Social Action in the HIV Pandemic focuses on HIV practice and policy in the US. Taking a social work outlook, this book goes in depth into the fundamental principles, social work methods, and populations highly vulnerable to HIV. This volume provides a historical overview, as well as a practical look at HIV prevention strategies, populations served, and advocacy responses for helping professionals, patients, and caregivers
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 4/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

Dr. Poindexter is an associate professor in the School of Social Services at Fordham University. Her areas of research and interest include HIV/AIDS, Management, Community Practice, and Gerontology.

Foreword
Preface
About the Editor
About the Contributors
HIV Basics and Social Work Principles
HIV History, Illness, Transmission, and Treatment
Underlying Principles of Helping in the HIV Field
Cultural Competence and HIV
The Human Rights Framework Applied to HIV Services and Policy
Social Work Practice
HIV-Related Case Management
HIV-Related Crisis Intervention and Counseling
HIV Social Work Roles, Tasks, and Challenges in Health Care Settings
HIV-Related Group Work and Family Support
Administration of HIV Services-Program Development, Management, and Fund Development
HIV-Related Community Organizing and Grassroots Advocacy
HIV-Related Political and Legislative Intervention
HIV Prevention Innovations and Challenges
Specific Vulnerable Populations
Women and HIV in the U.S.: From Invisible to Self-Determined
HIV Prevention and Services for Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men: Now is Still the Time
The Impact of HIV on Children and Adolescents
HIV-infected and HIV-Affected Midlife and Older Persons
HIV and Black and African American Communities in the Twenty-first Century
Latinos and HIV: A Framework to Develop Evidence-Based Strategies
HIV-Affected Caregivers
Afterword: Looking Back, Looking Forward in HIV Social Work
Author Index
Subject Index
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