Handbook of Health Social Work / Edition 2

Handbook of Health Social Work / Edition 2

by Sarah Gehlert
     
 

ISBN-10: 047064365X

ISBN-13: 9780470643655

Pub. Date: 11/08/2011

Publisher: Wiley

Thoroughly revised and updated, this is the only comprehensive handbook of its kind covering the diverse field of health social work. Its evidence-based overview of contemporary social work practice in health care is written from a wellness perspective, covering the spectrum of health social work settings with contributions from a wide range of experts. Both a

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Thoroughly revised and updated, this is the only comprehensive handbook of its kind covering the diverse field of health social work. Its evidence-based overview of contemporary social work practice in health care is written from a wellness perspective, covering the spectrum of health social work settings with contributions from a wide range of experts. Both a foundation for social work practice in health care and a guide for strategy, policy, and program development, this handbook provides social work students and practitioners with the skills they need to use evidence-based models in their practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470643655
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/08/2011
Pages:
720
Sales rank:
147,956
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword viii
Suzanne Heurtin-Roberts

Acknowledgments x

List of Contributors xi

Introduction xiii

PART I FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL WORK IN HEALTH CARE 1

1 Conceptual Underpinnings of Social Work in Health Care 3
 Sarah Gehlert

2 Social Work Roles and Health-Care Settings 20
Teri Browne

3 Ethics and Social Work in Health Care 41
Jared Sparks

4 Public Health and Social Work 64
Marjorie R. Sable, Deborah R. Schild, and J. Aaron Hipp

5 Health Policy and Social Work 100
Julie S. Darnell and Edward F. Lawlor

6 Theories of Health Behavior 125
Sarah Gehlert and Sarah E. Bollinger

PART II HEALTH SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE: A SPECTRUM OF CRITICAL CONSIDERATIONS 141

7 Community and Health 143
Christopher Masi

8 Physical and Mental Health: Interactions, Assessment, and Interventions 164
Malitta Engstrom

9 Social Work Practice and Disability Issues 219
Rebecca Brashler

10 Communication in Health Care 237
Sarah Gehlert

11 Religion, Spirituality, Health, and Social Work 263
Terry A. Wolfer

12 Developing a Shared Understanding: When Medical Patients Use Complementary and Alternative Approaches 291
Penny B. Block

13 Families, Health, and Illness 318
John S. Rolland

14 Human Sexual Health 343
Les Gallo-Silver and David S. Bimbi

PART III HEALTH SOCIAL WORK: SELECTED AREAS OF PRACTICE 371

15 Social Work With Children and Adolescents With Medical Conditions 373
Nancy Boyd Webb and Rose A. Bartone

16 Social Work With Older Adults in Health-Care Settings 392
Sadhna Diwan, Shantha Balaswamy, and Sang E. Lee

17 Substance Use Problems in Health Social Work Practice 426
Malitta Engstrom, Colleen A. Mahoney, and Jeanne C. Marsh

18 Nephrology Social Work 468
Teri Browne

19 Oncology Social Work 498
Daniel S. Gardner and Allison Werner-Lin

20 Adherence and Mental Health Issues in Chronic Disease: Diabetes, Heart Disease, and HIV/AIDS 526
Wendy Auslander and Stacey Freedenthal

21 Social Work and Genetics 557
Allison Werner-Lin and Kate Reed

22 Pain Management and Palliative Care 590
Terry Altilio, Shirley Otis-Green, Susan Hedlund, and Iris Cohen Fineberg

23 End-of-Life Care 627
Yvette Colón

Afterword 643
Candyce S. Berger

About the Editors 649

Author Index 651

Subject Index 677

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