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The 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 the spectrum of health social work settings with contributions from a wide range of experts. 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.
Three sections present the material:
The Foundations of Social Work in Health Care provides information that is basic and central to the operations of social workers in health care, including conceptual underpinnings; the development of the profession; the wide array of roles performed by social workers in health care settings; ethical issues and decision - making in a variety of arenas; public health and social work; health policy and social work; and the understanding of community factors in health social work.
Health Social Work Practice: A Spectrum of Critical Considerations delves into critical practice issues such as theories of health behavior; assessment; effective communication with both clients and other members of health care teams; intersections between health and mental health; the effects of religion and spirituality on health care; family and health; sexuality in health care; and substance abuse.
Health Social Work: Selected Areas of Practice presents a range of examples of social work practice, including settings that involve older adults; nephrology; oncology; chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and HIV/AIDS; genetics; end of life care; pain management and palliative care; and alternative treatments and traditional healers.
The first book of its kind to unite the entire body of health social work knowledge, the Handbook of Health Social Work is a must-read for social work educators, administrators, students, and practitioners.
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TERI ARTHUR BROWNE, MSW, LSW, has been a nephrology social worker since 1995. She chairs the Council of Nephrology Social Workers, and coedits The Journal of Nephrology Social Work. She is a doctoral fellow at the School of Social Service Administration of The University of Chicago where she teaches in the health care concentrationReview:
"We most commend the editors who have achieved a truly comprehensive work; have conceptualized a frame of reference that has implications for all of social work." (Journal of Social Work Education, March 2007)
"The Handbook of Health Social Work is a most valuable resource for social work practitioners... its importance as a readily available reference for students, practitioners and faculties in schools and existing health cares settings is obvious. [The Handbook] is an important and welcome addition to our contemporary social work literature."
—Phyllis Caroff and Helen Rehr (Journal of Social Work Education)
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