Medical Social Work Products

  • Feminist Perspectives on Social Work and Human Sexuality

    Edited by Mary Valentich, James Gripton

    First published in 1985, this ground-breaking volume contributes to a largely neglected area of social work research, theory and practice. The collection of essays by internationally known social work educators and practitioners applies feminist perspectives to a wide range of issues influencing…

    Paperback – 2017-09-23 
    Routledge

  • Digital Health

    Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

    By Deborah Lupton

    The rise of digital health technologies is, for some, a panacea to many of the medical and public health challenges we face today. This is the first book to articulate a critical response to the techno-utopian and entrepreneurial vision of the digital health phenomenon. Deborah Lupton,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Participatory Visual Methodologies in Global Public Health

    Edited by Claudia Mitchell, Marni Sommer

    Participatory Visual Methodologies in Global Public Health focuses on the use of participatory visual methodologies such as photovoice, participatory video (including cellphilming or the use of cell phones to make videos), drawing and mapping in public health research. These approaches are modes of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

  • Coding and Documentation Compliance for the ICD and DSM

    A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians

    By Lisette Wright, S. M. Tobias, Angela Hickman

    Coding and Documentation Compliance for the ICD and DSM provides professionals, professors, and students with a logical and practical way of understanding a difficult topic in healthcare for the clinician: coding. Established professionals will find the tools they need to comply with the ICD series…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

  • Social Work in Ambulatory Care

    New Implications for Health and Social Services

    By Gary Rosenberg

    The contributing authors of this volume--respected authorities on health care and social work--describe the shift from hospital based care to ambulatory patient and family focused community based services. Social Work in Ambulatory Care assists readers who need to develop, plan, and implement new…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Voices From the Field

    Group Work Responds

    By Albert S Alissi, Catherine C Mergins

    Voices From the Field is the book to challenge you from your cozy position of complacency! By simply opening its pages, you will learn about fascinating developments in group work sequences in group care, empowerment groups in action, and a whole spectrum of practice and education-oriented themes…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12
    Routledge

  • Social Group Work Today and Tomorrow

    Moving From Theory to Advanced Training and Practice

    Edited by Benjamin L Stempler, Marilyn Glass, Christine M Savinelli

    A comprehensive introduction to policy and planning approaches, methods, models, ways of thinking, and techniques, Social Group Work Today and Tomorrow is presented in a reader-friendly fashion for persons with no prior formal training in this area. The book teaches social workers, group counselors…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge

  • Depression in New Mothers, 3rd Edition

    Causes, Consequences and Treatment Alternatives

    By Kathleen A Kendall-Tackett

    Depression is the most common complication of childbirth and results in adverse health outcomes for both mother and child. It is vital, therefore, that health professionals be ready to help women who have depression, anxiety, or posttraumatic stress disorder in the perinatal period. Now in its…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge

  • Social Work Leadership in Healthcare

    Director's Perspectives

    By Gary Rosenberg, Andrew Weissman

    In this insightful book, a broad group of social work managers discusses what makes an effective social work administrator. The contributing authors describe their work and work environment, detailing what qualities and traits are needed--within themselves, their co-workers, and their organizations…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Play in Healthcare for Adults

    Using play to promote health and wellbeing across the adult lifespan

    Edited by Alison Tonkin, Julia Whitaker

    PLAY. We all do it: wordplay, love play, role-play; we play cards, play sport, play the fool, and play around. And that’s just the grown-ups! It features in every aspect of our lives, whether we call it by that or another name. We all do it, but why do we do it? What does it mean to play and what,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • New Developments in Home Care Services for the Elderly

    Innovations in Policy, Program, and Practice

    By Lenard W Kaye

    This anthology responds to the recurring call for quality in home care service provision. It presents to agency administrators, managers, supervisors, and front line service providers a set of the most up-to-date policy, program, and practice developments in the field. Each contributor to New…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

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