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Social Work Approaches in Health and Mental Health from Around the Globe : Social Work in Mental Health Monographic - Anna Metteri

Social Work Approaches in Health and Mental Health from Around the Globe

Social Work in Mental Health Monographic

Paperback Published: 30th December 2004
ISBN: 9780789025135
Number Of Pages: 266

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Overcome the challenges facing social workers today with international guidance Social Work Approaches in Health and Mental Health from Around the Globe is a valuable stepping stone toward an understanding of the diversity of methods utilized in social work for community health services. This work stems from material gathered at the Third International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health, held in Tampere, Finland. In this book, you will find new creative theoretical and practical orientations for designing, developing, and analyzing social work to help you produce policies and services in which clients can positively and productively invest.Social Work Approaches in Health and Mental Health from Around the Globe covers a long period in the history of social work in health issues, from theoretical treatises to empirical research and analyses of practices. The book provides you with research, case studies, and existing international and national literature from India, Botswana, Taiwan, Lithuania, the United Kingdom, Australia, and the United States. This resource explores the shared qualities of social work in health services throughout the world despite differences between countries in terms of culture, social system, and history. Although these experts come from different parts of the world, the book displays an emergence of similar issues and themes, including: the development of expertise for social workers in the health and mental health fields social work as an agent of change that crosses borders, operates on many levels, and across many dimensions of society community-based care--principles, perspectives, marginalized groups, and the role of the social worker dual divisions--becoming aware of and choosing a position in work practice

Introductionp. 1
Individualization and prevention : Richard C. Cabot and early medical social workp. 7
Doing it well : an empirical study of expertise in mental health social workp. 21
Boundary-spanning : an ecological reinterpretation of social work practice in health and mental health systemsp. 39
Social work field education as social development : a Lithuanian case studyp. 59
Outcomes measurement : a social work framework for health and mental health policy and practicep. 77
Community based rural health care in India : potential for social work contributionp. 95
Tackling problem drug use : a new conceptual frameworkp. 117
Community care in Taiwan : mere talk, no policyp. 139
The efficacy of involuntary treatment in the community : consumer and service provider perspectivesp. 157
HIV/AIDS and home based care in Botswana : panacea or perfidy?p. 175
Mental health practice and children : dogma, discourse, debate, and practicep. 195
Social exclusion and psychosis : exploring some of the links and possible implications for practicep. 207
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ISBN: 9780789025135
ISBN-10: 0789025132
Series: Social Work in Mental Health Monographic
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 266
Published: 30th December 2004
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1