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

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

by Sophia PhD Dziegielewski
     
 

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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:
9780826181466
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/12/2003
Series:
Springer Series on Social Work
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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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