Social Work, Health, and International Development: Compassion in Social Policy and Practice

Social Work, Health, and International Development: Compassion in Social Policy and Practice

by Serge Dumont, Myreille St-Onge

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ISBN-13: 9781136455476
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/13/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 302
File size: 1 MB

Table of Contents

  • PART I
  • Introduction: Social Work and the Development of a More Compassionate World; Experiences and Knowledge to Share (Serge Dumont and Myreille St-Onge)
  • The Fourth International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health Welcoming Remarks (Serge Dumont)
  • Compassion and Solidarity (Fr. Florenzo María Rigoni)
  • Ethical Preferences for the Clinical Practice of Empowerment Social Work (Karla Miley and Brenda DuBois)
  • Cultural Competence in HIV Prevention and Care: Different Histories, Shared Future (William Rowe)
  • We Care Don’t We? Social Workers, the Profession and HIV/AIDS (Nigel Hall)
  • An Investigation of the Practice of Unsafe Sex Yet Repeated HIV Testing (Naama Patinkin, Ben Werner, Israel Yust, Yaron Yagil, Margalit Drory, and Michael Burke)
  • Promoting the Psychosocial Health of the Elderly—The Role of Social Workers (Alice Ming-lin Chong)
  • Promoting Older People’s Voices—The Contribution of Social Work to Inter-Disciplinary Research (Jackie Powell)
  • Do Culturally Sensitive Services for Chinese In-Patients Make a Difference? (Joseph Ng, Svetlana Popova, Myra Yau, and Joanne Sulman)
  • Does Difference Matter? Diversity and Human Rights in a Hospital Workplace (Joanne Sulman, Marylin Kanee, Paulette Stewart, and Diane Savage)
  • Best Practice Case Management for Improved Medical Adherence (Betsy Vourlekis and Kathleen Ell)
  • Improvement of Return Rates in a Neonatal Hearing Screening Program: The Contribution of Social Work (Maria de Fátima de Campos Françozo, Juliana Cristina Fernandes, Maria Cecília Marconi Pinheiro Lima, and Tereza Ribeiro de Freitas Rossi)
  • Physicians’ Ability to Influence the Life-Style Behaviors of Diabetic Patients: Implications for Social Work (Revital Gross, Hava Tabenkin, Anthony Heymann, Miriam Greenstein, Ronit Matzliach, Avi Porath, and Basil (Boaz) Porter)
  • Perceptions of Online Support for Hospitalized Children and Adolescents (David B. Nicholas, Jane Darch, Ted McNeill, Leanne Brister, Kimberly O’Leary, Deborah Berlin, and Donna Koller)
  • Clinical Practice Standards and Ethical Issues Applied to a Virtual Group Intervention for Spousal Caregivers of People with Alzheimer’s (Julie Dergal Serafini, Thecla Damianakis, and Elsa Marziali)
  • An Evaluation of Dyadic Peer Support for Caregiving Parents of Children with Chronic Lung Disease Requiring Technology Assistance (David B. Nicholas and Krista Keilty)
  • Knowledge and Social Work in Health Care—The Case of Finland (Johanna Björkenheim)
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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