Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Contemporary Issues of Care by Roberta R. Greene

Make sure your clients get the best possible care throughout their lives Contemporary Issues of Care presents the latest research findings on human behavior and the social environment for social workers practicing at the individual, family, and community levels. This timely book applies the functional-age model on intergenerational therapy (FAM) to examine the interaction between the care recipient's biopsychosocial and spiritual functioning and the capacity of the family/caregiver to adapt. The book's contributors examine the functions of various social systems in caregiving as well as the social worker's role in processing and integrating information to help develop family-centered and community-based interventions. Contemporary Issues of Care focuses on caregiving situations across the life span, using research findings to shape social work curriculum and to improve social work practice and services. With the family still the primary caregiving institution in the United States, the book examines the mutual interdependence among family members and the dynamic development of family structure and organization. An exemplary textbook for students in social work, the book also includes a workbook and CD. Topics addressed in Contemporary Issues of Care include: * shifts in human behavior paradigms * family systems interventions * case management * sibling caregiving * the impact of culture on mental illness and mental health * the importance of self-care * elder abuse * substance abuse * children with cancer * HIV/AIDS * diabetes * posttraumatic stress * inner-city challenges * caregiving for gay men and lesbians * caregiving for persons with dementia * community caregiving * and much moreContemporary Issues of Care is filled with charts, tables, diagrams, and sample interviews that supplement articles from the leading practitioners and academics in the field. This book is an essential resource for anyone involved in social work practice for individuals, families, and communities.

Buy Contemporary Issues of Care by Roberta R. Greene from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780789032423
ISBN-10: 0789032422
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 424
Imprint: Haworth Press Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Contemporary Issues of Care by Roberta R. Greene

Book Reviews - Contemporary Issues of Care by Roberta R. Greene

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Contemporary Issues of Care book by Roberta R. Greene and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Roberta R. Greene

Living in Mandatory Palestine by Roberta R. Greene
Paperback, October 2017
$78.29
Social Work with the Aged and Their Families by Roberta R. Greene
Hardback, November 2016
$145.80
Studies of the Holocaust by Roberta R. Greene
Paperback, April 2015
$62.99