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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826181459
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/12/2003
  • Series: Springer Series on Social Work Series , #42
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Sophia F. Dziegielewskiis a Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Cincinnati (UC). She is Editor of the Journal of Social Service Research and has been published in over 119 publications, including 7 textbooks, 79 articles, and numerous book chapters. Ms. Dziegielewski is the recipient of several awards and has presented at more than 400 workshops and other venues. Throughout her academic, administrative, and practice career she has been active in research and the protection of human subjects, specializing in the area of health and mental health. She has also been active in clinical practice, maintaining a current license in her field as well as serving as an expert witness in the courts.

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Table of Contents

Part I. Understanding the Practice of Health Care Social Work
• Changing Face of Health Care Social Work
• Evolution of the "New" Health Care Social Work
• Many Faces of Social Work Practice
• Standards, Values and Ethics in Clinical Health Care Practice
Part II. Foundation Skills Necessary in Today's Health Care Environment
• Concepts Essential to Clinical Practice
• Practice Strategy: Considerations and Methods for Health Care Social Workers
• Documentation and Record Keeping in the Health Care Setting
• Health and Mental Health Assessment
Part III. Fields of Clinical Social Work Practice in Health Care Settings
• Practice of Social Work in Acute Health Care Settings
• Long-term Health Care and Restorative Health Settings
• New Horizons: Health and Wellness Counseling
Part IV. Special Topics and Exemplars in Clinical Health Care Practice
• Emergency Room Social Work Services
• Case Management and Discharge Planning
• Home Care Social Work
• The Roles and Services Provided by the Hospice Social Worker
• Social Work in Long Term Care Facilities
• Children with Chronic and Life Threatening Illness
• Shaken Baby Syndrome
• Complementary Therapies: Tips and techniques for Health care Social Workers
Part V. Conclusion
• Health care Social Work: A Product of Political and Cultural Times
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