Case Management for Community Practice crosses many disciplines within the human services sector and reflects the diversity of client groups, practitioners and program areas that mark case management. This includes fields of practice, such as rehabilitation and community care in the aged and disability sectors, health, mental health and labour market programs.
A learning resource for students and practitioners, both at the level of pre-qualifying and continued professional education, this book is guided by principles of adult learning, providing material that encourages readers to engage in experiental and reflective practice, as well as providing resources relevant to continued professional development.
- Case studies throughout to help students relate theory to practical situations.
- Each chapter ends with reflective questions of two kinds. One assists readers to capture significant points of learning and the other identifies and reflects on controversial issues for further reading and debate.
- Team of experienced authors from institutions around Australia, with each chapter written and edited in a consistent format.
Preface 1 Origins, Influences and Challenges of Contemporary Case Management
Part 1: Foundations of Case Management Practice2 Systems Diversity: Definitions and Archetypes 3 Practice Values, Principles and Ethics4 Theories that Inform Practice: Toward Client Agency and Autonomy 5 Practice Functions 6 Advocacy: An Overarching Approach
Part 2: Collaborative Practice: Communities, Carers and Organisations7 Community Integrated Practice: Lessons from Rural Practice 8 Engaging with Communities' Informal Care and Welfare Practices 9 The Evolution of Person-centred Planning in Supporting People with a Developmental Disability 10 The Inter-organisational Context of Case Management Practice 11 Case Manager Standards and Skills Development
Part 3: Practice Contexts: Approaches And Challenges12 Emergent Models of Health Care Coordination: Meeting Individual and Community Needs 13 A Human Service Revolution: Community Options and the Home and Community Care Program 14 Case Management and Community Mental Health15 Don't Forget the Kids: Working with Families Affected by Parental Mental Illness16 Defining the 'Case' to be 'Managed' in Services for Children at Risk of Harm and their Families17 Case Management within Employment and Rehabilitation Mandates 18 Uses and Abuses of Case Management: A Critical Analysis of Contemporary Practices
Appendix: Excerpts from Ethical Documents of Case Management Australia
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 470
Published: 5th January 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 17.0
Weight (kg): 0.81