Social Work Health and Mental Health: Practice, Research and Programs

1st Edition

Steven P. Segal

Routledge
Published October 16, 2002
Reference - 678 Pages
ISBN 9780789017130 - CAT# HW14162

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Summary

Rise to today’s challenges with these innovative and helpful value-based solutions!

Containing important, research-based insights into social work practice in these fields, Social Work Health and Mental Health Practice, Research and Programs provides unique perspectives on shared practice problems from around the world, offering new solutions to the dilemmas practitioners face every day, such as reduced reliance in inpatient/residential service provision, increased reliance on economics in the era of managed care, the move toward multidisciplinary service provision, the growing awareness of diversity of needs, and the cultural requirements of providing effective services.

Social Work Health and Mental Health Practice, Research and Programs provides unique international perspectives on real-world social work practice issues, including:
  • ways to use your social work skills to solicit organ/tissue donation for transplants
  • how a social work directed community organization affected change in health behaviors in East Harlem, New York
  • a look at how to promote psychosocial well-being following a diagnosis of cancer
  • a survey of what mental health services Hong Kong elderly feel they need and what they now receive
  • an examination of the role of demographics and social support in clinician- and patient-related compliance among HIV/AIDS patients
  • a discussion of the appropriateness of hospice services for non-English speaking patients
  • and much more!

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