Health & social work v. 29:no.1 Feb 2004

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About the journal. For 20 years, human services professionals have relied on Health & Social Work for the latest advances in areas such as aging, clinical work, long-term care, oncology, substance abuse, depression, and maternal health.

Find out more. Radley, AMaking sense of illness: the social psychology of health and disease, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, viewed 16 Novemberdoi: / Radley, Alan. Making Sense of Illness: The Social Psychology of Health and Disease. O'Loughlin, M & O'Loughlin, SEffective observation in social work practice, Transforming social work practice series, First Edition edn, SAGE Publications, Inc., 55 City Road, London, viewed 28 Novemberdoi: / O'Loughlin, Maureen and Steve O'Loughlin.

Effective Observation in Social Work Practice. Although policy practice is regarded as an essential component of social work, the actual involvement of social workers in policy practice is apparently very limited. This book provides an up-to-date and authoritative overview of the development of social work with older people in the U.K.

The coherent structure draws together the key themes involved in working with older people and clearly demonstrates how to translate these into real-life practice. This coverage ranges from health attitude change to the health-care setting, stress and coping and social relationships, and health policy.

The key feature of the book is its text/reader format. Editors William D.

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Marelich and Jeff S. Erger introduce each section with a jargon-free lead-in essay designed to engage readers with explanatory. Abstract. Social workers frequently encounter clients with a history of trauma. Trauma-informed care is a way of providing services by which social workers recognize the prevalence of early adversity in the lives of clients, view presenting problems as symptoms of maladaptive coping, and understand how early trauma shapes a client's fundamental beliefs about the world and affects his or her.

The IP study seemed to enable the learning of interprofessional work, which allows students to share objectives in health and social services. Read more Article. The researchers have observed that in practice, case work is the most prominent social work method in South Africa, especially in the governmental departments of Social Development across all nine.

This book looks at how children's services can work together more effectively; by taking an approach that is grounded in research, the book engages critically with both the benefits and the pitfalls of integrated working. The importance of relationships, roles, responsibilities and strategic planning is discussed, and chapters cover.

This book, despite having a total of pages, is rich with so much details on survey research and survey research methods. The simplistic approach in laying out what many new research students consider complicated terms and topics, is a big plus in this book.

Fowler covered what I truly consider a comprehensive list of areas needed to be covered for the students embarking on survey.

Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal(CASW) has now been accepted to the SSCI. The journal features original articles that focus on social work practice with children, adolescents, and their families.

The journal addresses current issues in the field of social work drawn from theory, direct practice, research, and social policy. The cover image is based on the original Article “Automatic assumption of your gender, sexuality and sexual practices is also discrimination”: Exploring sexual healthcare experiences and recommendations among sexually and gender diverse persons in Arctic Canada by Carmen H.

Logie BA, MSW, PhD et al., DOI /hsc Informal Learning in Youth Work offers fresh perspectives on all aspects of informal education in the youth work setting.

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Designed to develop the reader’s knowledge and skills, this comprehensive textbook explores key issues such as communication, power relations, ethics, gender exclusion, sexuality, race discrimination, and social class.

Description. Applies the empowerment perspective to the Social Work profession. Social Work: An Empowering Profession, 8/e introduces the social work profession and interweaves contemporary themes of strength, human rights, and social justices.

In addition, this title details the empowerment-oriented roles of the social worker as consultant, resource manager, and educator. Search below for news, policies, reports, publications, and book reviews or go to the information hub. Information type — select Information Type — News Statement Policy Resolution Website/Useful Link Book Review Report Survey Interview.

The author addresses social work practice with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) youth.

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Identity development, including disclosure and the emergence of sexuality are discussed, along with family and school issues. these tasks, social workers should work in an anti-oppressive way with individuals, families, groups, communities and society.

Anti-oppressive practice focuses on the use and abuse of power on and. OBJECTIVE: This study assessed the lifetime prevalence of traumatic events among consumers of a community mental health center by using a brief trauma screening instrument. This study also examined the relationship between trauma exposure and physical and mental health sequelae and determined whether the routine administration of a trauma screening measure at intake would result in increased.

Social workers alone will not fix our broken healthcare system. But our patients, our communities, are suffering now. Funding social workers will provide some relief to the most vulnerable patients, and as a secondary benefit, aid healthcare providers on the front-lines who care for them.

A social work practitioner educator for more than 40 years, he has done extensive research on the core helping skills in social work practice, supervision, and child welfare and school violence.

Shulman has published numerous articles and monographs on direct practice and is Reviews: Action Research in Healthcare. is a practical guide to using research for improving practice in healthcare contexts. As an increasingly popular method of inquiry, action research is widely used in healthcare to investigate professional practice and patients' experience while simultaneously.

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers regulates two professions, social workers and social service workers. The following sets out the Code of Ethics for members of the College: 1) A social worker or social service worker shall maintain the best interest of the client as the primary professional obligation.

They also demonstrate that adhering to the work ethic guarantees neither health insurance nor steady work and income. The final chapter of the book outlines suggestions that have been made for universal health coverage in America, but there is no easy solution.

The authors argue that the current system for the poor is not economically sound. Social work is an academic discipline and practice-based profession that concerns itself with individuals, families, groups, communities and society as a whole in an effort to enhance social functioning, self-determination, collective responsibility, and overall well-being.

Social functioning is defined as the ability of an individual to perform their social roles within their own self, their. Training opportunities are available during the academic year for psychology student externs and social work interns.

Research, professional papers, and a book, Handbook of LGBT Issues in Community Mental Health (Hellman & Drescher, ), have been published that we trust have contributed to an enhanced understanding of this unique population. “The Effectiveness of Health Systems in Influencing Avoidable Mortality: A Study In Valencia, Spain, –90,” Journal of Epidemiology and Community Hea no.

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Hardcover. Published: 26 February Pages | 9 line illus. /8 x /4 inches. ISBN: Whilst social workers are required to become reflective practitioners (TOPSS, ), there is a paucity of empirical evidence relating to social work practitioners’ understandings and experiences of reflective practice (Ixer,) and the conditions that facilitate or inhibit its development.

This article examines student supervision in social work education using a qualitative multi-case study design. The voices of current and past students at three unique, heterogeneous and diverse.A mixed methods national survey of 2, National Association of Social Workers members examined ethical concerns regarding religious and nonreligious spiritual issues in clinical practice settings.Vol Vol 9, Vol 8, Vol 7, Vol 6, Vol 5, Vol 4.