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Family Health Social Work Practice

A Knowledge and Skills Casebook

By Francis K.O. Yuen, Gregory J Skibinski

Series Editor: Jean A Pardeck, Carlton Munson

Routledge – 2002 – 248 pages

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Description

A fundamental handbook to the family health model!

Family Health Social Work Practice: A Knowledge and Skills Casebook is a comprehensive guide to an emerging practice paradigm in the social work field. Edited by pioneers of the family health approach (who also contribute several chapters each), this book introduces the theoretical model and skills of the practice, including a framework for developing a family health intervention plan, illustrated by case scenarios. Issues vital to any family health intervention are addressed in 10 case studies that further explain the application of the practice model.

Family Health Social Work Practice stresses a holistic orientation to assessment and intervention from a health perspective that includes the physical, mental, emotional, social, economic, cultural, and spiritual dimensions of family life. With its focus on practice theories, practical information, and evaluation strategies, the book provides a strong foundation for skills development in the family health model. A collection of articles from the leading practitioners and academics in the field gives a thorough and thoughtful examination to issues ranging from domestic violence to substance abuse to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Family Health Social Work Practice also reviews the philosophy behind the family health approach, summarizes its effectiveness, and examines other critical concerns, such as:

  • child maltreatment
  • mental health
  • spiritual diversity
  • aging
  • agency management
One of the few casebooks to present practical intervention plans with accompanying case scenarios, Family Health Social Work Practice is an essential resource for students and professionals in the social work and human services disciplines, and an unrivaled reference for libraries. Helpful tables and figures make the information easy to access and understand.

Contents

  • About the Editors
  • Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Section I: Essences of the Family Health Approach
  • Chapter 1. An Overview of Family Health Social Work Practice
  • Family Health Research
  • Family Health and the Biomedical Model
  • Conceptualizing Family Health
  • Family Health and Systems Theory
  • Family Health and the Ecological Approach
  • Social Constructionism and Family Health
  • Generalist and Family Health Practice
  • Summary
  • Chapter 2. Critical Concerns for Family Health Practice
  • Human Behaviors and the Social Environment
  • Diversity and Cultural Competency
  • Values and Ethics
  • Populations at Risk: Economic and Social Justice
  • Policy and Planning
  • Research and Practice Evaluation
  • A Checklist for Family-Health-Centered Interventions
  • Generalist, Advanced Generalist, Specialized Concentrations, or Family Health Social Work
  • Future Directions
  • Chapter 3. Intervention Strategies of the Family Health Perspective
  • Assessment and Diagnostic Impressions
  • Problem Sources and Manifestations
  • Intervention Skills to Eliminate Both Sources and Manifestations
  • Strategies to Evaluate Intervention
  • Example Case Study and Intervention Template
  • Conclusion
  • Section II: Family Health Approach in Practice
  • Chapter 4. Child Maltreatment and Family Health Practice
  • Assessment and Diagnostic Impression
  • Problem Sources and Manifestations
  • Activities to Eliminate Both Sources and Manifestations
  • Strategies to Evaluate Intervention
  • Chapter 5. Intervening with Domestic Violence Using the Family Health Perspective
  • Introduction
  • Social Worker’s Initial Interview with Rita
  • Assessment and Diagnostic Impressions
  • Identification of the Problem Source and Manifestations
  • Intervention Strategies and Skills to Eliminate Both the Sources and Manifestations of the Problems
  • Strategies to Evaluate Intervention
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 6. Mental Health and Family Health Social Work Practice
  • Assessment and Diagnostic Impression
  • Source of the Problem and Manifestations
  • Intervention Strategies and Skills
  • Strategies to Evaluate Intervention
  • Chapter 7. Family Health Practice in a Medical Setting with an Infant and Her Family
  • Assessment and Diagnostic Impressions
  • Problem Sources and Manifestations
  • Intervention Strategies and Activities to Eliminate Both Sources and Manifestations
  • Strategies to Evaluate Intervention
  • Epilogue
  • Chapter 8. Family Health Practice with Older Adult Populations
  • Introduction
  • Case Study: The Martinez Family
  • Assessment and Diagnostic Impressions
  • Problem Sources and Manifestations
  • Intervention Skills
  • Evaluation
  • Chapter 9. Navigating Family Health in Families with Alcohol Abuse
  • Introduction
  • Models of Family Recovery From Substance Abuse
  • Family Health Social Work Practice and Family Recovery Issues
  • Simulated Case Study
  • Future Directions for Family Health Social Work Practice with Families and Alcohol Abuse
  • Chapter 10. Family Health Practice with the Spiritually Diverse Person
  • Introduction
  • The Spiritually Diverse Person
  • Case Study: The Case of Annie
  • Assessment and Diagnostic Impressions
  • Problem Sources and Manifestations
  • Intervention Skills
  • Evaluation
  • Chapter 11. The Management of a Family Health and Family-Based Services Agency
  • Family Health Agency Services
  • Building a Family Health Agency versus a Family Service Agency
  • Case Study
  • Assessment and Diagnostic Impressions
  • Source of the Problem and Manifestations
  • Intervention Strategies
  • Strategies to Evaluate Intervention
  • Chapter 12. Americans with Disabilities Act and Family Health
  • Introduction
  • Discrimination and Disability
  • Harris Public Opinion Poll and the ADA
  • Case Study: Mary Ann and the Americans with Disabilit

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Description: By Francis K.O. Yuen, Gregory J SkibinskiSeries Editor: Jean A Pardeck, Carlton Munson. A fundamental handbook to the family health model!Family Health Social Work Practice: A Knowledge and Skills Casebook is a comprehensive guide to an emerging practice paradigm in the social work field. Edited by pioneers of the family health approach...
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