Social Work in Health Care: Its Past and Future / Edition 2
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Social Work in Health Care: Its Past and Future / Edition 2

by Surjit Singh Dhooper
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1452206201

ISBN-13: 9781452206202

Pub. Date: 12/02/2011

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Social Work in Health Care: Its Past and Future gives social workers up-to-date, comprehensive information about the roles they can play and the skills they need in all aspects of health care. The book focuses on health care's four major domains: acute care, ambulatory care, illness prevention and health promotion, and long-term care. The author

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Social Work in Health Care: Its Past and Future gives social workers up-to-date, comprehensive information about the roles they can play and the skills they need in all aspects of health care. The book focuses on health care's four major domains: acute care, ambulatory care, illness prevention and health promotion, and long-term care. The author reviews the past and present of each of these fields, projects their major needs in the future, and suggests how social work can step in and help meet those needs. He presents practice theories, principles, approaches, models, and techniques appropriate for the many social work roles and responsibilities. The book concludes by describing general strategies social workers can use to succeed and thrive in health care settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452206202
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/02/2011
Series:
SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services Series , #33
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
341
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Introduction
2. Health Care Settings: Their Past
3. Future Needs of Health Care
4. Social Work in Acute Care
5. Social Work in Ambulatory Care
6. Social Work in Illness Prevention and Health Promotion
7. Social Work in Long-Term Care
8. Thriving in Health Care
References
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Author

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