Journals Higher Education

$125.00

Hardcover

Published: 10 June 2022

1008 Pages

8 1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780197537855


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The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

Second Edition

Edited by Terry Altilio, Shirley Otis-Green, and John G. Cagle

  • Cleverly organized around settings, populations, diagnoses, interventions which enhances readers' connections to the subject
  • Learning experiences are created by real life narratives, exercises, and resources link theory
  • Emphasis on the ethics and social justice aspects of healthcare provides context and understanding of equity in social work and palliative care situations
  • Provides readers a historical perspective and framework to enrich and inform future practice and policy
  • Specific interventions detailed for social workers to build skills for effective practice
  • Chapters written by international experts broaden readers' perspectives

New to this Edition:

  • Enhanced emphasis on the ethics and social justice aspects of healthcare provides context and understanding of equity in social work and palliative care
  • Includes additional chapters that reflect the increased integration of palliative social work across populations, diagnoses, and settings
  • Specific interventions detailed for social workers to build skills for effective practice
  • Updated learning experiences integrating patient and family narratives, use of technology, and relevant resources
  • A professional issues section expands topics of mentoring, supervision, advocacy, leadership, certification, legacy, and resilience
  • A chapter on COVID-19 highlighting the experiences of social workers around the world during a global pandemic

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