Handbook of Health Social Work
Sarah Gehlert, Teri Browne
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 13, 2011 - Political Science - 720 pages
Praise for HANDBOOK of HEALTH SOCIAL WORK SECOND EDITION
"Handbook of Health Social Work, Second Edition is a crucial addition for seasoned practitioners' libraries, as well as an essential foundation for fledgling social workers ready to enter health as a practice and research area."
"The book's strengths include the high quality of writing and the expertise of its contributors. It covers the field of health social work in significant depth and is sure to leave readers well informed."
"Quite simply, this is the definitive volume for health and social work. In this second edition, Gehlert and Browne and their expert contributors have confidently managed to keep pace with current theory and empirical research across a wide range of subject matter that will be of interest to practitioners, educators, and researchers."
Thoroughly revised and updated, the only comprehensive handbook of its kind covering the diverse field of health social work
Now in its Second Edition, Handbook of Health Social Work provides a comprehensive and evidence-based overview of contemporary social work practice in health care. Written from a wellness perspective, the chapters cover practice and research areas ranging from chronic disorders to infectious disease, from physical to mental disorders, and all areas in between.
An excellent resource preparing social workers for the present and future challenges of practice in the field of health care, the Handbook of Health Social Work, Second Edition features discussion on:
Edited by two respected leaders in the field of health social work, this second edition includes contributions from a diverse team of notable experts, researchers, and scholars addressing multiple theoretical foundations, models, issues, and dilemmas for the social worker in health care. The resulting resource offers both a foundation for social work practice in health care and a guide for strategy, policy, and program development in proactive and actionable terms.
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Conceptual Underpinnings of Social Work
Social Work Roles and HealthCare Settings
Ethics and Social Work in Health Care
Public Health and Social Work
GLOBAL ISSUES OF OPPRESSION AND SOCIAL
Health Policy and Social Work
Physical and Mental Health Interactions
Social Work Practice and Disability Issues
Communication in Health Care
Religion Spirituality Health and Social Work
Developing a Shared Understanding When
Families Health and Illness
Human Sexual Health
Theories of Health Behavior
Community and Health
Social Work With Children and Adolescents With