Religious and Spiritual Aspects of Human Service Practice / Edition 1

Religious and Spiritual Aspects of Human Service Practice / Edition 1

by James Ellor, Ellen Netting, Jane Thibault
     
 

ISBN-10: 1570032629

ISBN-13: 9781570032622

Pub. Date: 04/01/1999

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press

This guide offers advice on direct practice concerns, including spiritual assessment, positive and pathological uses of religious practice, and the need for spiritual self-awareness among human service workers.  See more details below

Overview

This guide offers advice on direct practice concerns, including spiritual assessment, positive and pathological uses of religious practice, and the need for spiritual self-awareness among human service workers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570032622
Publisher:
University of South Carolina Press
Publication date:
04/01/1999
Series:
Social Problems and Social Issues Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
516,398
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Pt. IHistorical Influences of Religion on Human Services
Ch. 1The Influence of Religious Groups on the Historical Development of the Helping Professions13
Ch. 2The Influence of Religion on the Historical Development of Clinical Practice31
Ch. 3Understanding the Diversity of Religious Groups in the United States44
Pt. IIClinical Applications and Self-Awareness
Ch. 4Religious Diversity and Faith Development75
Ch. 5Spiritual and Religious Concerns in Human Service Practice87
Ch. 6Psychopathology of Religion and Spirituality99
Ch. 7Religion and Spirituality of Human Service Workers113
Pt. IIIOrganization, Community and Policy Applications
Ch. 8Community and Religion in the United States129
Ch. 9Religious Congregations and Human Services144
Ch. 10Religiously Affiliated Human Service Agencies160
Ch. 11Public Policy and Religion in the United States174
Epilogue188
AppendixCourse Outline193
Index197

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