Handbook of Health Social Work

Editors: Gehlert, Sarah and Browne, Teri
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $99.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $148.50
ISBN: 978-0-47-064365-5
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 22
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Handbook of Health Social Work provides a comprehensive and evidence-based overview of contemporary social work practice in health care.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword - Suzanne Heurtin-Roberts
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Contributors
  • Introduction
  • PART I FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL WORK IN HEALTH CARE 1
  • 1 Conceptual Underpinnings of Social Work in Health Care - Sarah Gehlert
  • 2 Social Work Roles and Health-Care Settings - Teri Browne
  • 3 Ethics and Social Work in Health Care - Jared Sparks
  • 4 Public Health and Social Work - Marjorie R. Sable, Deborah R. Schild, and J. Aaron Hipp
  • 5 Health Policy and Social Work - Julie S. Darnell and Edward F. Lawlor
  • 6 Theories of Health Behavior - Sarah Gehlert and Sarah E. Bollinger
  • PART II HEALTH SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE: A SPECTRUM OF CRITICAL CONSIDERATIONS
  • 7 Community and Health - Christopher Masi
  • 8 Physical and Mental Health: Interactions, Assessment, and Interventions - Malitta Engstrom
  • 9 Social Work Practice and Disability Issues - Rebecca Brashler
  • 10 Communication in Health Care - Sarah Gehlert
  • 11 Religion, Spirituality, Health, and Social Work - Terry A. Wolfer
  • 12 Developing a Shared Understanding: When Medical Patients Use Complementary and Alternative Approaches - Penny B. Block
  • 13 Families, Health, and Illness - John S. Rolland
  • 14 Human Sexual Health - Les Gallo-Silver and David S. Bimbi
  • PART III HEALTH SOCIAL WORK: SELECTED AREAS OF PRACTICE
  • 15 Social Work With Children and Adolescents With Medical Conditions - Nancy Boyd Webb and Rose A. Bartone
  • 16 Social Work With Older Adults in Health-Care Settings - Sadhna Diwan, Shantha Balaswamy, and Sang E. Lee
  • 17 Substance Use Problems in Health Social Work Practice - Malitta Engstrom, Colleen A. Mahoney, and Jeanne C. Marsh
  • 18 Nephrology Social Work - Teri Browne
  • 19 Oncology Social Work - Daniel S. Gardner and Allison Werner-Lin
  • 20 Adherence and Mental Health Issues in Chronic Disease: Diabetes, Heart Disease, and HIV/AIDS - Wendy Auslander and Stacey Freedenthal
  • 21 Social Work and Genetics - Allison Werner-Lin and Kate Reed
  • 22 Pain Management and Palliative Care - Terry Altilio, Shirley Otis-Green, Susan Hedlund, and Iris Cohen Fineberg
  • 23 End-of-Life Care - Yvette Colón
  • Afterword - Candyce S. Berger
  • About the Editors