Title The Changing Face of Health Care Social Work, 4/e
Subtitle Opportunities and Challenges for Professional Practice
Author Sophia F. Dziegielewski , Diane C. Holliman
ISBN 9780826169822
List price USD 90.00
Price outside India Available on Request
Original price
Binding Paperback
No of pages 408
Book size 178 x 254 mm
Publishing year 2020
Original publisher Springer Publishing Company
Published in India by .
Exclusive distributors .
Sales territory Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Status New Arrival
About the book Send Enquiry
  
 

Description:

This practical guide provides the knowledge and skills social workers need when navigating the complex health care environment, while having to continuously adapt to change. Substantially revised and updated, the fourth edition delivers a wealth of new information reflecting the rapidly evolving health care landscape. Full of practice-oriented advice, it encompasses all aspects of professional health care social work in the U.S. health care system, across all key settings.

Throughout the fourth edition there is a strong emphasis on the importance of developing best practices that are evidence-based, culturally-sensitive, supportive, and ethically accountable. The book is also a call to action for social workers, who must not only be therapeutically effective but also professionally competitive with other health care providers offering similar services. Each chapter contains professional profiles in diverse practice areas along with a glossary, reflective questions, and relevant websites.

 

New to the Fourth Edition:

  • Major updates on all recent changes in health care practice and the ACA and the role of the health care social worker, including an increased emphasis on the role of social justice
  • Updated information related to the NASW Code of Ethics, including use of technology and evaluation
  • Increased emphasis on Evidence-Based Practice throughout
  • Updated with the different roles of social workers, including medical social work in the military, VA hospitals and clinics, and advocacy for those who are serving or have served
  • New sections on behavioral health and integrative practice, telehealth, Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), social work practice in emergency departments, and home health, intimate partner/domestic violence, mandated reporting, and duty to protect/duty to warn
  • Major changes to health and mental health assessment, including updated DSM-5 and WHO assessments
  • Examining ethical dilemmas, including vaccinations and new sections on pain and spirituality
  • Completely rewritten content on prevention, health, and wellness coaching

 

Key Features:

  • Encompasses all aspects of professional health care social work in the U.S. health care system, across key settings and patient populations
  • Highlights the need for more organizational and leadership knowledge
  • Provides tools for adapting to all major changes in health care with updated roles and functions
  • Includes a wealth of advice through professional profiles
  • Supplementary material for instructors includes PowerPoints and an Instructor’s Manual with sample syllabus, course-related CSWE accreditation suggestions, classroom activities, and a test bank for each chapter


Contents:

Contributors

Contributors to Today’s Health Care Social Worker

Preface

Share: The Changing Face of Health Care Social Work, Fourth Edition


Part I: Understanding the Practice of Health Care Social Work

Chapter 1. Health Care Practice in Turbulent Times • Introduction • Effect of the Environment on Health Care Delivery • History, Foundations, and Future Perspectives in Health Care • Chapter Summary and Future Considerations for Practice in Health Care • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—Wanda Watson • Questions for Further Study • Glossary • Selected Websites Related to Health Care for the Consumer • Key References • Important References

Chapter 2. The Evolution of Health Care Social Work • Introduction • Defining Health Care Social Work Practice • The Provision of Continuing Education • Defining Clinical Health Care Social Work • The Expanding Role of the Health Care Social Worker • Chapter Summary and Future Directions • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—Mim Fox • Questions for Further Study • Glossary • Websites • Key References • Helpful Resource

Chapter 3. Many Faces of Social Work Practice • Introduction • Historical Roots of Health Care Practice • Behavioral Health, Organizational Activism, and Interprofessional Collaborations • Pulling It All Together • Roles of the Health Care Social Worker • Social Advocacy, Social Justice, and Provision of Community Outreach • Health Care Social Work With Active Duty Military Personnel, Veterans, and Their Families • Chapter Summary and Future Directions • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—Yuhsin Lee • Questions for Further Study • Glossary • Websites • Key References

Chapter 4. Standards, Values, and Ethics in Clinical Health Care Practice • Professional Standards in the Health Setting • Written Plans That Document Service Provision • Supervision and the Health Care Social Worker • Ensuring Efficient and Effective Services: Quality Assurance or Continuous Quality Improvement • Provision of Patient Education • Provision of Research Support • Values, Ethical Dilemmas, Role Conflicts, and Confidentiality • Addressing Ethical Dilemmas • Recognizing and Handling Stress • Chapter Summary and Future Directions • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—Christopher L. Getz • Questions for Further Study • Glossary • Websites • Key References


Part II: Foundation Skills Necessary in Today’s Health Care Environment

Chapter 5. Concepts Essential to Clinical Practice • Introduction • Understanding the Biopsychosocial–Spiritual Approach • Biomedical Approach to Practice • Psychosocial Approach to Practice • Behavioral Health Care and the Biopsychosocial Approach • Collaboration Among Health Care Professionals • Multidisciplinary Teams • Interdisciplinary Teams • Transdisciplinary Teams and Pandisciplinary Teams • Quality Improvement Teams • Chapter Summary and Future Directions • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—Julie Gray • Questions for Further Study • Glossary • Websites • Key References

Chapter 6. Practice Strategy: Considerations and Methods for Health Care Social Workers • Influence of the Mind and Body Connection: No One-Stop Shop for All • The Foundations of Service Provision • Establishing a Concern- or Problem-Focused Structure: Acknowledging Time Limits • Time-Limited Service and Behavioral Care Principles • Time-Limited Behavioral Services Within Resource-Limited Settings • Intermittent Therapy: Application of a Time-Limited Structure • Development of Time-Limited Goals and Objectives • Factors in Time-Limited Service Provision • Time-Limited Service Provision Replaced Traditional Psychotherapy • When There Simply Is “No Time” for Therapeutic Intervention • Practice Methods Used in Time-Limited Service Provision • Crisis Intervention • The Desirability of Problem-Focused Time-Limited Practice Methods • Introduction to Promotion, Wellness, and Education Counseling • Embracing Telecommunication and Telehealth • Chapter Summary and Future Directions • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—Angela Adams • Questions for Further Study • Glossary • Websites • Key References

Chapter 7. Documentation and Record Keeping in the Health Care Setting • Introduction • Education and Training in Record Keeping • Confidentiality, Privacy, and Releasing Information • Application of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act • Record Keeping and Justification of Service • Evidence-Based Practice: Recording Goals and Objectives • Types of Record Keeping • Documentation, Treatment Planning, and Practice Strategy • Measuring Goals and Objectives • Using Measurement Instruments as Outcome Indicators • Best Practices Start With an Individualized Treatment Plan • Measuring Change in the Health Care Setting • Maintaining Clinical Records • Ethics and Legal Considerations in Record Keeping • Chapter Summary and Future Directions • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—Libby Bickers • Questions for Further Study • Glossary • Websites • Key References

Chapter 8. Health and Mental Health Assessment • Introduction • Terminology Changes: Adapting to the Biomedical Culture • The Diagnostic Assessment: A Systematic Approach to Assessment • Mental Health Diagnosis: Using the DSM • Cultural Awareness and Measuring Cultural Sensitivity • Level of Daily Functioning and Measuring Individual Behaviors • Special Considerations for Health Care Social Workers • Beginning the Assessment Process • Completing the Diagnostic Assessment Process • Chapter Summary and Future Directions • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—Jennifer Herzog • Questions for Further Study • Glossary • Websites • Key References


Part III: Health Care Settings

Chapter 9. Acute and Ambulatory Health Care Settings • Introduction • Health Service Provision in Acute Care Settings • Acute Care Medical Hospitals and Social Work Practice • EDs in Acute Care Settings: Professional Social Work Practice • EDs: Special Populations • Morbidity, Injury, and Sudden Death in EDs • Roles of Social Workers in the ED • Future of Acute Care Hospital-Based Social Work • Social Work in the Acute Mental Health Setting • Future of Acute Inpatient Mental Health Services • Social Work in the Nephrology Setting • Completion of the Psychosocial Assessment in Nephrology Settings • Chapter Summary and Future Directions • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—Robyn Hall • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—L. Daisy Skinner • Questions for Further Study • Glossary • Websites • Key References

Chapter 10. Long-Term and Restorative Care Settings: Skilled Care Facilities to Home Care • Introduction • Defining Long-Term and Restorative Care • Continuum of Long-Term and Restorative Care • The Skilled LTC Facility • Transitional Settings and Restorative Home Care • LTC Facilities: The Discharge Home • Restorative Care and the Social Worker • Knowledge for Social Workers: The Challenge of Older Adulthood • Knowledge for Social Workers: Chronic Conditions and Disability • Addressing Health and Mental Health Problems • Planning for Death in Long-Term and Restorative Care • Living Will • Chapter Summary and Future Directions • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—
Brandi Porter • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—Alexandra Thompson-Norman • Questions for Further Study • Activities • Glossary • Websites • Key References

Chapter 11. Public Health and Community-Based Health Care Social Work • Introduction • Public Health and Social Work • History and Development: The Practice of Public Health • Commonalities of Public Health and Social Work • Public Health, Education, and Social Work • Health Disparities and Public Health Social Work • Roles of Social Work in Public Health • Evidence-Based Practice Strategies • The Role of Primary Prevention • Home Health and Home Care Social Work: Roots in Community and Public Health • Do You Feel Safe at Home? Public Health and Community Interventions • Chapter Summary and Future Directions • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—
Onwuchekwa Cinderella Chioma • Questions for Further Study • Glossary • Websites • Key References


Part IV: Fields of Clinical Social Work Practice

Chapter 12. Case Management and Discharge Planning • Introduction • History of Case Management and Discharge Planning • Models of Case Management • The Roles and Functions of the Case Manager • Steps Toward Evidence-Based Case Management • Nurses and Social Workers as Case Managers • Does Case Management Matter: Is There a Difference? • Chapter Summary and Future Directions • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—
Michelle Bookman • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—Kathleen Dupuis • Questions for Further Study • Glossary • Websites • Key References

Chapter 13. Cultural Sensitivity, Spirituality, and Pain Management: Hospice and Palliative Care (Liza Koff, Sophia F. Dziegielewski, and Diane C. Holliman) • Introduction • Spirituality and Pain Management • Role of Spirituality in Health Care Settings • Special Topics: Ethical Decision-Making and Cultural Sensitivity • Hospice and Palliative Care • Hospice Social Work • The Function and Role of the Hospice Social Worker • The Importance of Hospice Care in End-of-Life Decisions • Ensuring Quality and Evidence-Based Hospice Care • Self-Care for the Social Worker • Chapter Summary and Future Directions • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—Sinika Calloway • Questions for Further Study • Glossary • Websites • Key References

Chapter 14. Prevention, Health and Wellness Coaching, and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (Sophia F. Dziegielewski and George A. Jacinto) • Health Promotion and Social Work • Prevention • Wellness Counseling and Wellness Coaching • A Holistic Model for Wellness Coaching • Community Intervention for Health Promotion in Poor and Ethnic Communities • Complementary and Alternative Medicine • Practice Strategy • Considerations and Concerns • Using Multiple Herbal and Nutritional Supplements • Medicinal Herbs and Preparations • Chapter Summary and Future Directions • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—Lisa “Todd” Graddy • Questions for Further Study • Glossary • Websites • Key References


Part V: Conclusion

Chapter 15. Health Care Social Work: A Product of Political and Cultural Times • Introduction • Affordable Health Care and Coordinated Care • Evolution of Health Care Social Work • Behavioral Care Principles, Coordinated Care, and the Health Care Environment • Roles and Standards for Health Care Practice • Fields of Health Care Social Work Practice • Shortage and Surplus of Nurses: An Opportunity for Social Work Growth • Concepts Essential to Health Care Practice • Practice Strategy • Cost–Benefit Analysis • Inclusion of Private Practice: Uniting Physicians and Social Workers • Clinical Licensure • Awareness of Medications and Alternative Treatments • Linking Evidence-Based Practice With Best Practices • Dealing With Stress and Preventing Burnout • Future Trends: Expanding the Role of the Health Care Social Worker • Today’s Health Care Social Worker—Halim Faisal • Questions for Further Study • Glossary • Websites • Key References

Appendix: Sample Living Will

Index


About the Authors:

Sophia F. Dziegielewski, PhD, LCSW, is a professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Central Florida (UCF). She is the editor of the Journal of Social Service Research and has written over 150 publications, including eight textbooks, over 90 articles, and numerous book chapters. Dr. Dziegielewski is the recipient of several awards and has presented at numerous professional workshops on health, mental health, and preparation for social work licensing across the country. Throughout her academic career, she has been active in research and the protection of human subjects in health and mental health. She has also been active in clinical practice, maintaining a current license in her field as well as serving as an expert witness in the courts. She has authored several texts in the social work program at UCF, including DSM-5 in Action, now in its third edition (2015).

Diane C. Holliman, PhD, LCSW, MPH, is a professor in the Social Work Department and College of Education and Human Services at Valdosta State University in Georgia. Since she earned her MSW in 1989, she has had practice and research experience in health care, and hospital and hospice social work. She has 21 publications in peer-reviewed journals in social work practice and policy. She teaches a special topics course on health care social work.


Target Audience:

This book is useful for students and practitioners of health care social work.

 

 
Special prices are applicable to the authorised sales territory only.
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.