Groups in Health Care Settings

By: Janice H Schopler (Author), Maeda J Galinsky (Author)

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Learn of the diverse ways that social workers are using groups in health care to meet the needs of patients and their families. Groups in Health Care Settings will advance your understanding of how groups can facilitate more caring, responsive delivery of health services by illustrating state-of-the-art practice in social group work. This remarkable book exemplifies many of the creative approaches that practitioners and researchers are using to advance the development of group work and promote more holistic health care in spite of the barriers to working with groups that are often erected by complex health care systems. Experts provide examples of effective group work related to such major health concerns as heart disease, cancer, AIDS, sickle cell disease, and other life threatening health crises. This comprehensive book also offers authoritative, practical guidance for implementing group services in health care systems, from developing the skills needed to conduct groups to gaining institutional acceptance and support for group programs.Social workers new to the field as well as experienced practitioners will benefit greatly from reading this account of state-of-the-art group work practice in health care. Social work educators teaching social group work and courses in health care specializations will find this volume a particularly useful reference.

Title: Groups in Health Care Settings

Author Name: Janice H Schopler (Author), Maeda J Galinsky (Author)

Categories: Other,

Publisher: U.S.A., Routledge: 1990

ISBN Number: 0866569731

ISBN Number 13: 9780866569736

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 120326

Description: Good condition. Has highlighting. Groups in Health Care Settings By Janice H Schopler (Author), Maeda J Galinsky (Author) Product Details Paperback: 184 pages Publisher: Routledge; New Ed edition (February 16, 1990) Language: English ISBN-10: 0866569731 ISBN-13: 9780866569736 Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 6.2 x 8.8 inches

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