Medical Social Work Products

  • Care Ethics

    New Theories and Applications

    Edited by Christine M. Koggel, Joan Orme

    The ethic of care has developed to become a body of theory that has expanded from its roots in social psychology to many other disciplines in the social sciences as well as the humanities. This work on care has informed both theory and practice by generating complex accounts of care ethics for…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14

  • Addiction and Recovery in the UK

    Edited by Jeffrey D. Roth, David Best

    Addiction and Recovery in the UK captures the essence of the emerging addictions recovery movement and in particular the emerging evidence base that had been gathered around the umbrella of the Recovery Academy UK. The Recovery Academy was established with the aim of creating a forum for people in…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • Chronic Illness, Vulnerability and Social Work

    Autoimmunity and the contemporary disease experience

    By Liz Price, Liz Walker

    Whilst the body has recently assumed greater sociological significance, there has been less engagement in social work and social care on the bodily experience of health, illness and disease. This innovative volume redresses the balance by exploring chronic illness and social work, through the…

    Hardback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Identity Unknown

    How acute brain disease can destroy knowledge of oneself and others

    By Barbara A. Wilson, Claire Robertson, Joe Mole

    Imagine being unable to recognise your spouse, your children, or even yourself when you look in the mirror, despite having good eyesight and being able to read well and name objects. This is a condition which, in rare cases, some brain injury survivors experience every day. Identity Unknown gives…

    Paperback – 2014-10-20
    Psychology Press
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Health Care and Immigration

    Understanding the Connections

    Edited by Patricia Fernández-Kelly, Alejandro Portes

    This pioneering volume represents the culmination of state-of-the-art research whose purpose was to investigate the relationship between health care and immigration in the USA - two broken systems in need of reform. This volume sets out to answer the question: how do medical institutions…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Social Work Practice in Pediatric Palliative and End-of-Life Care

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Barbara L. Jones

    As an essential and emerging practice, Pediatric palliative care seeks to prevent and relieve suffering for children with life-threatening conditions. Palliative care teams are composed of providers of various disciplines, including social workers, who collaborate to address the medical,…

    Hardback – 2014-07-28

  • Play in Healthcare

    Using Play to Promote Child Development and Wellbeing

    Edited by Alison Tonkin

    The importance of play in children’s health and care services, both as a form of therapy and as a distraction, is often overlooked. This unique text promotes developmentally appropriate provision within healthcare settings for children and young people and provides an introduction to the…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03

  • Social Work Practice for Promoting Health and Wellbeing

    Critical Issues

    Edited by Liz Beddoe, Jane Maidment

    Promoting health and wellbeing is an essential part of all effective social work – not just for practice in healthcare settings. In fact, the IFSW holds that ‘social workers in all settings are engaged in health work’ and physical and mental resilience can make a major difference to all service…

    Paperback – 2013-12-24

  • Social Work and Intimate Partner Violence

    By Mary Allen

    Intimate partner violence is now recognised as a serious human rights abuse and increasingly as an important public health problem with severe consequences for women’s physical, mental and sexual health. Therefore, a comprehensive understanding of intimate partner violence is an essential aspect of…

    Paperback – 2013-02-27

  • Researching Trust and Health

    Edited by Julie Brownlie, Alexandra Greene, Alexandra Howson

    There is currently a lively debate ongoing in society about the nature of trust and the conditions necessary to establish and sustain it. Given the role of trust in bridging uncertainty, it is perhaps not surprising that as our consciousness of risk has increased, the role and nature of trust in…

    Paperback – 2012-10-10
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Partners in Palliative Care

    Enhancing Ethics in Care at the End-of-Life

    Edited by Mary Beth Morrissey, Bruce Jennings

    The Collaborative for Palliative Care ("Collaborative") is a grassroots consortium of public and private organizations that came together in 2005 for the purposes of studying the increasing need for palliative care and the methods for such care. It has grown from a small fledgling group to a…

    Hardback – 2012-08-09

  • Human Services in the Network Society

    Edited by Neil Ballantyne, Walter La Mendola

    The Internet and the many applications it supports continue to transform and expand the ways in which it is possible to relate, communicate, collaborate, and perform human service work. In this book, human service researchers and practitioners explore major opportunities and challenges to well…

    Hardback – 2011-12-13

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