Delivering Home-Based Services: A Social Work Perspective [NOOK Book]

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Service providers are increasingly called upon to serve clients at home, a setting even a seasoned professional can find difficult to negotiate. From monitoring the health of older populations to managing paroled offenders, preventing child abuse, and reunifying families, home-based services require models that ensure positive outcomes and address the ethical dilemmas that might arise in such sensitive contexts.

The contributors to this volume are national experts in diverse ...

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Delivering Home-Based Services: A Social Work Perspective

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Overview


Service providers are increasingly called upon to serve clients at home, a setting even a seasoned professional can find difficult to negotiate. From monitoring the health of older populations to managing paroled offenders, preventing child abuse, and reunifying families, home-based services require models that ensure positive outcomes and address the ethical dilemmas that might arise in such sensitive contexts.

The contributors to this volume are national experts in diverse fields of social work practice, policy, and research. Treating the home as an ecological setting that guides human development and family interaction, they present rationales for and overviews of evidence-based models across an array of populations and fields of practice. Part 1 provides historical background and contemporary applications for home-based services, highlighting ethical, administrative, and supervision issues and summarizing the social policies that shape service delivery. Part 2 addresses home-based practice in such fields as child and adult mental health, school social work, and hospice care, detailing the particular population being treated, the policy and agency context, theories and empirical data, and practice guidelines. Part 3, the editors present a unifying framework and suggest future directions for home-based social work.

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Editorial Reviews

Social Service Review - Robin P. Bonifas

Delivering Home-Based Services provides a comprehensive overview of evidencebased social work practice in the home.

Social Service Review
Delivering Home-Based Services provides a comprehensive overview of evidencebased social work practice in the home.

— Robin P. Bonifas

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780231520300
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 273
  • Sales rank: 1,268,616
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Susan Allen

Susan F. Allen is assistant professor of social work at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg and has over twenty years of clinical experience working with children, families, and adults in both home-based and center-based settings.

Elizabeth M. Tracy is a Grace Longwell Coyle Professor of Social Work at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, and chair of the Ph.D. program. Her books include Person-Environment Practice: The Social Ecology of Interpersonal Helping and Social Work Practice with Children and Families.

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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Part I Introduction

1 Historical and Current Context Susan F. Allen Elizabeth M. Tracy 3

2 Ethical Issues and Guidelines Kimberly Strom-Gottfried 14

3 Administrative Supports and Practices Kristine Nelson Katharine Cahn Mindy Holliday 34

4 Social Policy Context Cathleen A. Lewandowski Katharine Briar-Lawson 55

Part II Home-Based Services in Social Work Fields of Practice

5 Early Childhood Programs Susan F. Allen 81

6 School-Based Services Cynthia Franklin Christine Lagana-Riordan 111

7 Child Welfare Cathleen A. Lewandowski Katharine Briar-Lawson 134

8 Child Mental Health Mary Armstrong Roger Boothroyd Mary E. Evans Anne Kuppinger 160

9 Criminal Justice Jose B. Ashford Katherine O. Sternbach Maureen Balaam 189

10 Adult Mental Health Patrick Sullivan 215

11 Older Adult Services Kathryn Betts Adams 240

12 Hospice and End-of-Life Care Ellen Csikai 263

Part III Conclusion

13 Conclusions and Considerations for the Future Elizabeth M. Tracy Susan F. Allen 287

Appendix: Organizations Associated with Home-Based Programs, Research, or Policies 297

List of Contributors 307

Index 313

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