Description - Handbook of HIV and Social Work by Cynthia Cannon Poindexter
While death rates for HIV in developed countries have decreased and amazing medical progress has been made, challenges in treating HIV remain. Social Services and Social Action in the HIV Pandemic focuses on HIV practice and policy in the US. Taking a social work outlook, this book goes in depth into the fundamental principles, social work methods, and populations highly vulnerable to HIV. This volume provides a historical overview, as well as a practical look at HIV prevention strategies, populations served, and advocacy responses for helping professionals, patients, and caregivers
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Author Biography - Cynthia Cannon Poindexter
CYNTHIA CANNON POINDEXTER, MSW, PhD , is Associate Professor at the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service in New York, where she teaches HIV practice and'HIV policy. She has been in the HIV field since 1987, and has worked for and consulted with local and state HIV service programs in Boston, Chicago, and South Carolina.