Living With Dying: A Handbook for End-of-Life Healthcare Practitioners / Edition 1

Living With Dying: A Handbook for End-of-Life Healthcare Practitioners / Edition 1

by Joan Berzoff
     
 

Living with Dying is the first textbook on end-of-life care for social workers and other healthcare practitioners who work with the terminally ill and their families. Organized around theoretical issues in loss, grief, and bereavement, and around clinical practice with individuals, families, and groups, the book addresses practice with people who have

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Living with Dying is the first textbook on end-of-life care for social workers and other healthcare practitioners who work with the terminally ill and their families. Organized around theoretical issues in loss, grief, and bereavement, and around clinical practice with individuals, families, and groups, the book addresses practice with people who have specific illnesses such as AIDS, bone marrow disease, and cancer, and pays special attention to patients that have been stigmatized by culture, ability, sexual orientation, age, and race, or homelessness.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231127943
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Series:
End of Life Care: A Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
928
Sales rank:
690,664
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 2.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Part I. Narratives in End-of-Life Care Fragments of Love: Explorations in the Ethnography of Suffering and Professional Caregiving, by David BrowningThe Symptom Is Stillness: Living with and Dying from ALS, by Ellen Pulleyblank CoffeyThe Loss of a Child to Cancer: From Case to Caseworker, by Roberta HoffmanSeptember 11: Reflections on Living with Dying in Disaster Relief, by Les Gallo-Silver and Penny DamaskosPart II. Theoretical Aspects of Death and Dying Introduction To TheoryWhat Is a Respectful Death?, by Stu Farber, Thomas Egnew, and Annalu FarberDying and Bereavement in Historical Perspective, by Phyllis R. SilvermanThe History of Social Work in Hospice, by Mary Raymer and Dona ReeseThe Interdisciplinary Team: An Oxymoron?, by Inge B. Corless and Patrice K. NicholasEthical Issues in End-of-Life Care: Social Work Facilitation and Proactive Intervention, by Patricia O'DonnellSpirituality and End-of-Life Care Practice for Social Workers, by Carolyn JacobsGender and Death: Parallel and Intersecting Pathways, by Illene C. NoppeBereavement: A Time of Transition and Changing Relationships, by Phyllis R. SilvermanPsychodynamic Theories in Grief and Bereavement, by Joan BerzoffPart III. Clinical Practice Issues in End-of-Life Care Introduction: Clinical PracticeThe Trajectory of Illness, by Allen Levine and Wendy KargerClinical Social Work Practice at the End of Life, by Felice Zilberfein and Elizabeth HurwitzThe End of Life at the Beginning of Life: Working with Dying Children and Their Families, by Nancy CincottaWorking with Dying and Bereaved Older People, by Sue Thompson and Neil ThompsonAssessing Mental Health Risk in End-of-Life Care, by Katherine Walsh-BurkePain and Symptom Management: An Essential Role for Social Work, by Terry AltilioPalliative Care and Social Work, by Susan BlackerIntegrating Spirituality and Religion, by Barbara DaneA Framework for Multicultural End-of-Life Care: Enhancing Social Work Practice, by Norma del RioMarginalization at the End of Life, by Shirley Otis-Green and Christian B. RutlandLesbians and Gay Men at the End of Their Lives: Psychosocial Concerns, by Bruce Thompson and Yvette ColÛnPalliative Care for People with Disabilities, by Gary L. Stein and Lucille EsralewClinical Practice with Groups in End-of-Life Care, by Amanda L. Sutton and Daniel LiechtyTechnology-Based Groups and End-of-Life Social Work Practice, by Yvette ColÛnWorking with Families Facing Life-Threatening Illness in the Medical Setting, by Susan Blacker and Alice Rainess JordanHelping the Bereaved, by Phyllis R. SilvermanEnd-of-Life Bioethics in Clinical Social Work Practice, by Susan Gerbino and Shelley HendersonEnd-of-Life Care in the Prison System: Implications for Social Work, by Sheila R. EndersEnd-of-Life Care in Nursing Homes, by Mercedes Bern-Klug and Kim EllisThe Family Unity Program for HIV-Affected Families: Creating a Family-Centered and Community-Building Context for Interventions, by Christian Itin, Susan McFeaters, and Susan Taylor-BrownSocial Work Consultation to Mental Health Workers Serving Children and Families Affected by Disasters, by Lisa AronsonHematopoietic Cell Transplantation and the End of Life, by Iris Cohen FinebergOncology, by John LinderPart IV. Context and Leadership Introduction: The Contexts of End-of-Life CareCurrent Legal Issues in End-of-Life Care, by Stephen AronsAdvanced Directives and Assisted Suicide: Policy Implications for Social Work Practice, by Ellen CsikaiEnd-of-Life Care in Prisons, by John Dawes and Jenny DawesSocial Work End-of-Life Research, by Betty J. Kramer and Mercedes Bern-KlugFinancing End-of-Life Care, by June SimmonsTaking Charge: Social Work Leadership in End-of-Life Care, by Esther Chachkes and Zelda FosterThe Future of Social Work in End-of-Life Care: A Call to Action, by Elizabeth J. ClarkRelentless Self-Care, by Irene Renzenbrink

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