The Changing Face of Health Care Social Work: Professional Practice in Managed Behavioral Health Care, Second Edition / Edition 2
  • The Changing Face of Health Care Social Work: Professional Practice in Managed Behavioral Health Care, Second Edition / Edition 2
  • The Changing Face of Health Care Social Work: Professional Practice in Managed Behavioral Health Care, Second Edition / Edition 2

The Changing Face of Health Care Social Work: Professional Practice in Managed Behavioral Health Care, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Sophia Dziegielewski
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826181457

ISBN-13: 9780826181459

Pub. Date: 11/12/2003

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Updated and revised, this text advocates a proactive stance for health care social workers. It will serve as a practical guide that addresses the principles of practice in our current health care environment.

With the advent of numerous health care changes such as managed health care with its focus on behaviorally-based outcomes and objectives, this volume

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Overview

Updated and revised, this text advocates a proactive stance for health care social workers. It will serve as a practical guide that addresses the principles of practice in our current health care environment.

With the advent of numerous health care changes such as managed health care with its focus on behaviorally-based outcomes and objectives, this volume illustrates the "new" face of health care social work. This comprehensive text is full of practice-oriented tips, professional "profiles" in such diverse arenas of practice as the emergency room, home care, case management, and hospice, questions for further study, and select Website resources per chapter. It will help prepare social workers for the practice change needed in order to become viable clinical practitioners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826181459
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/12/2003
Series:
Springer Series on Social Work Series, #42
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    Part I. Understanding the Practice of Health Care Social Work
  1. Changing Face of Health Care Social Work
  2. Evolution of the "New" Health Care Social Work
  3. Many Faces of Social Work Practice
  4. Standards, Values and Ethics in Clinical Health Care Practice

  5. Part II. Foundation Skills Necessary in Today's Health Care Environment
  6. Concepts Essential to Clinical Practice
  7. Practice Strategy: Considerations and Methods for Health Care Social Workers
  8. Documentation and Record Keeping in the Health Care Setting
  9. Health and Mental Health Assessment

  10. Part III. Fields of Clinical Social Work Practice in Health Care Settings
  11. Practice of Social Work in Acute Health Care Settings
  12. Long-term Health Care and Restorative Health Settings
  13. New Horizons: Health and Wellness Counseling

  14. Part IV. Special Topics and Exemplars in Clinical Health Care Practice
  15. Emergency Room Social Work Services
  16. Case Management and Discharge Planning
  17. Home Care Social Work
  18. The Roles and Services Provided by the Hospice Social Worker
  19. Social Work in Long Term Care Facilities
  20. Children with Chronic and Life Threatening Illness
  21. Shaken Baby Syndrome
  22. Complementary Therapies: Tips and techniques for Health care Social Workers

  23. Part V. Conclusion
  24. Health care Social Work: A Product of Political and Cultural Times

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