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Handbook of Health Social Work

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ISBN-10: 047064365X

ISBN-13: 9780470643655

Edition: 2nd 2012

Authors: Teri Browne, Sarah Gehlert, Sarah Gehlert

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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.
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 12/2/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 720
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.25" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 3.410
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
List of Contributors
Introduction
Foundations Of Social Work In Health Care
Conceptual Underpinnings of Social Work in Health Care
Social Work Roles and Health-Care Settings
Ethics and Social Work in Health Care
Public Health and Social Work
Health Policy and Social Work
Theories of Health Behavior
Health Social Work Practice: A Spectrum Of Critical Considerations
Community and Health
Physical and Mental Health: Interactions, Assessment, and Interventions
Social Work Practice and Disability Issues
Communication in Health Care
Religion, Spirituality, Health, and Social Work
Developing a Shared Understanding: When Medical Patients Use Complementary and Alternative Approaches
Families, Health, and Illness
Human Sexual Health
Health Social Work: Selected Areas Of Practice
Social Work With Children and Adolescents With Medical Conditions
Social Work With Older Adults in Health-Care Settings
Substance Use Problems in Health Social Work Practice
Nephrology Social Work
Oncology Social Work
Adherence and Mental Health Issues in Chronic Disease: Diabetes, Heart Disease, and HIV/AIDS
Social Work and Genetics
Pain Management and Palliative Care
End-of-Life Care
Afterword
About the Editors
Author Index
Subject Index