Adult Development and Well-Being
The Impact of Institutional Environments
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Adult Development and Well-Being by Catherine N. Dulmus
Book DescriptionFoster well-being in an institutional setting Human services workers are consistently discovering more about how important adult well-being is as a foundation of positive human development. Adult Development and Well-Being: The Impact of Institutional Environments closely examines this relationship and provides creative strategies to improve outcomes for adults within institutional settings or systems. Leading experts discuss the latest research, offer insightful perspectives on adult development issues, and provide policy recommendations to effectively foster change. This important resource targets specific issues and provides practical answers to questions about how to positively affect human behavior by cultivating well-being. Social work professionals know that adult development and well-being are directly impacted by institutional setting. Adult Development and Well-Being: The Impact of Institutional Environments explores current theory, literature, and studies on the various positive or negative influences institutions has on the self and intimate and social relationships. This text is extensively referenced and includes various tables to clearly present data. Topics in Adult Development and Well-Being: The Impact of Institutional Environments include: * the experiences of grandparents raising grandchildren full time as a result of military deployment * various influences on the adjustment to long-term care * how the onset of mental illness impacts a person's sense of self and belief systems--and the value of the mental health system * study of the impact of welfare reform policies on welfare and caregiving for low-income foster mothers * the impact on normal sexual development for institutionalized individuals * a study on the well-being of caregivers according to the kinship care arrangement * burnout and turnover in social service organizations * the impact of the United States Census on law, public policy, and distribution of privilege Adult Development and Well-Being: The Impact of Institutional Environments is crucial, eye-opening reading for social work professionals, policymakers, researchers, educators, and students.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780789036469
(216mm x 156mm x mm)
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 30-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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