Summary: The use of community resources, individual case work, or group work to promote the adaptive capacities of individuals in relation to their social and economic environments. It includes social service agencies.
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- Social work involvement in end of life planningJanna C Heyman
Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services, USA
J Gerontol Soc Work 47:47-61. 2006..Social workers need to attend to the systems in which they operate as well as to client concerns...
- Has social work met its commitment to Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders? A review of the periodical literatureNoreen Mokuau
School of Social Work, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
Soc Work 53:115-21. 2008..S. census as a distinct racial minority group, with unique histories, values, and traditions. The profession of social work, with its historical commitment to social and cultural diversity, has begun to establish a knowledge base on ..
- Effect of a social work liaison program on family caregivers to people with brain injurySteven M Albert
Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Gertrude H Sergievsky Center, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
J Head Trauma Rehabil 17:175-89. 2002We assessed the effect of a social work liaison program on caregiver outcomes for families caring for people with brain injury.
- The effects of orff-based music therapy and social work groups on childhood grief symptoms and behaviorsRussell E Hilliard
Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care, Sate University of New York, New Paltz
J Music Ther 44:123-38. 2007This study evaluated and compared the effects of Orff-based music therapy, social work, and wait-list control groups on behavioral problems and grief symptoms of bereaved school-aged children...
- Knowledge and social work in health care - the case of FinlandJohanna Bjorkenheim
Helsinki University, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, Helsinki, Finland
Soc Work Health Care 44:261-78. 2007..carried out in different countries have shown that there is a lack of a common and up-dated knowledge base in social work, and that social workers make use of research in their everyday practice only to a very limited extent...
- Needs and feelings of anxiety of relatives of patients hospitalized in intensive care units: implications for social workDirk Delva
Department of Social Work, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
Soc Work Health Care 35:21-40. 2002....
- How place matters: unpacking technology and power in health and social careB Poland
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Health Soc Care Community 13:170-80. 2005..Several fruitful avenues for place-sensitive research of health and social care practice (and its effects) are suggested...
- Barriers to employment following renal transplantation: implications for the social work professionalJacquelyn Monroe
College of Social Work, The Ohio State University, 225B Stillman Hall, 1947 College Road, Columbus, OH 43210 1162, USA
Soc Work Health Care 40:61-81. 2005....
- National survey of psychotherapy training in psychiatry, psychology, and social workMyrna M Weissman
Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:925-34. 2006..Few practitioners use EBT...
- The validity of the 2004 U.S. News & World Report's rankings of schools of social workRobert G Green
School of Social Work, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
Soc Work 51:135-45. 2006..S. News & World Report's rankings of the educational quality of graduate schools of social work are based on responses of a small group of deans and faculty members to a single item on a mailed survey...
- Utilization of health social work services by older immigrants and veterans in IsraelGail K Auslander
Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt Scopus, Israel
Health Soc Work 30:241-51. 2005The authors examined factors related to utilization of health social work services among older immigrants from the former Soviet Union and veteran residents of Israel, using Andersen's behavioral model...
- Setting priorities for gerontological social work research: a national Delphi studyDenise Burnette
Columbia University School of Social Work, 622 West 113th Street, New York, NY 10025, USA
Gerontologist 43:828-38. 2003..This article reports the results of a national Delphi study on setting research priorities for gerontological social work.
- Factors associated with long-stay nursing home admissions among the U.S. elderly population: comparison of logistic regression and the Cox proportional hazards model with policy implications for social workQian Cai
Health Core, Inc, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Soc Work Health Care 48:154-68. 2009..S. elderly population. Social Work's interest in services to the elderly makes this research critical to the profession...
- The effect of a social work intervention to enhance advance care planning documentation in the nursing homeR Sean Morrison
Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:290-4. 2005..To assess the effect of a multicomponent advance care planning intervention directed at nursing home social workers on identification and documentation of preferences for medical treatments and on patient outcomes...
- Social service and case management needs of HIV-infected persons upon release from prison/jailR L Sowell
Department of Administrative and Clinical Nursing, College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Lippincotts Case Manag 6:157-68. 2001..Identified social services needs and the descriptions of their experiences with case management provides insight as to how case management services can be improved for this population...
- Factors influencing adjustment of patients suffering from nasopharynx carcinoma--implications for oncology social workJ L Ma
Department of Social Work, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Soc Work Health Care 25:83-103. 1997..This model of practice is applicable to other countries like USA...
- Children with HIV/AIDS and their families: a successful social work intervention based on the culturally specific health care modelA Goicoechea-Balbona
School of Social Work, University of Maryland, MD 21205 1777, USA
Health Soc Work 23:61-9. 1998..It also explores some of the personal and social determinants that prevented the families from pursuing medical treatment at a community migrant health center after pediatricians had diagnosed the children as having HIV/AIDS...
- Pediatricians' training and identification and management of psychosocial problemsPhilip J Leaf
Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 43:355-65. 2004..These results suggest that identification and management of young children's psychosocial problems demands advanced training and support the American Academy of Pediatrics' call for more extensive training...
- Perceived health needs of inner-city street prostitutes: a preliminary studyR J Valera
Department of Health Education, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
Am J Health Behav 25:50-9. 2001..CONCLUSION: Effective program development for inner-city prostitutes needs to acknowledge the presence of distinct subpopulations and the pervasive influence of PTSD on health status...
- Bringing it all back home: social work and the challenge of returning veteransDarrell P Wheeler
School of Social Work, Hunter College, City University of New York, NY 10021, USA
Health Soc Work 32:297-300. 2007
- Empowerment evaluation as a social work strategyM Secret
College of Social Work, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506 0027, USA
Health Soc Work 24:120-7. 1999..The article addresses the benefits and risks inherent in an empowerment approach to the evaluative research process...
- Cost-effectiveness analysis of a home-based social work intervention for children and adolescents who have deliberately poisoned themselves. Results of a randomised controlled trialS Byford
Centre for Health Economics, University of York
Br J Psychiatry 174:56-62. 1999..Little evidence exists regarding the effectiveness or cost-effectiveness of alternative treatment services in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry...
- Tracing thought through time and space: a selective review of bibliometrics in social workGary Holden
DSW, Room 407, MC 6112, New York University School of Social Work, 1 Washington Square North, Room 407, New York, NY 10003, USA
Soc Work Health Care 41:1-34. 2005..Citation analysis has been used in social work to examine the quantity and the impact of the work of individuals and academic institutions...
- Interprofessional practice: learning how to collaborateAntoinette McCallin
Division of Health Care Practice, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Contemp Nurse 20:28-37. 2005..Dialogue has the potential to encourage collegial learning, change thinking, support new working relationships, and improve client care...
- Learning to listen to the organisational rhetoric of primary health and social care integrationT Warne
Mental Health Care, School of Nursing Salford Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Collaborative Research, University of Salford, England, United Kingdom
Nurse Educ Today 27:947-54. 2007..This paper discusses how these defense mechanisms need to be recognised and understood by managers so that a more supportive organisational culture is developed...
- Social workers' educational needs in end-of-life careEllen L Csikai
The University of Alabama, School of Social Work, Box 870314, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0314, USA
Soc Work Health Care 41:53-72. 2005..Results of these data can be used to develop model end-of-life care curricula for continuing education programs and to identify content for possible inclusion in social work programs.
- Home care personnel's perspectives on successful discharge of elderly clients from hospital to home settingGrönroos Eija
STAKES, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Quality of Services, Helsinki, Finland
Scand J Caring Sci 19:288-95. 2005..Their perspective on the discharge process may diverge from clients and their informal care givers point of view. To ensure the successful discharge process we must take them all into account...
- The child welfare system: through the eyes of public health nursesJanet U Schneiderman
University of Southern California School of Social Work, Los Angeles 90089 0411, USA
Public Health Nurs 22:354-9. 2005..This qualitative descriptive study investigates how public health nurses working within the child welfare system view the organization and the organization's effect on their case management practice...
- Do all health and social care professionals interact equally: a study of interactions in multidisciplinary teams in the United KingdomAnita Atwal
School of Health Science and Social Care, Brunel University, Isleworth, Middlesex, UK
Scand J Caring Sci 19:268-73. 2005..It is suggested that therapists, SWs and nurses need to cite their opinions in teams more effectively if they are to be competent and committed patient-centred practitioners...
- Evaluating multidisciplinary child abuse and neglect teams: a research agendaMarina Lalayants
Hunter College School of Social Work, City University of New York, NY, NY 10021, USA
Child Welfare 84:433-58. 2005..Moreover, although articles advocating multidisciplinary teams enumerate their apparent strengths, they lack attention to the teams' possible weaknesses. The article discusses implications for future evaluation studies...
- Preventive home care of frail older people: a review of recent case management studiesIngalill Rahm Hallberg
Department of Nursing Care, Lund University, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 13:112-20. 2004..Perhaps effects would be expected in all three areas and thus these should be included in evaluative studies in addition to measures for family and/or informal caregiver's strain and satisfaction...
- Social group work: building a professional collective of hospital social workersJoanne Sulman
Department of Social Work, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X5, Canada
Soc Work Health Care 39:287-307. 2004Deconstruction of traditional social work departments can isolate social workers from their primary source of professional affiliation, leaving them without the support to take stands on controversial patient care issues...
- Frail older patient care by interdisciplinary teams: a primer for generalistsCarmel Bitondo Dyer
Baylor College of Medicine, Harris County Hospital District, Houston, TX 77004, USA
Gerontol Geriatr Educ 24:51-62. 2003..In addition, the challenges that occur when Geriatric Interdisciplinary (ID) Teams involved in providing care to frail older patients are identified and discussed...
- Bridging refugee youth and children's services: a case study of cross-service trainingLyn Morland
BRYCS, Children's Services, Refugee Programs, and Migration and Refugee Services, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington, DC, USA
Child Welfare 84:791-812. 2005..Louis to strengthen collaboration between child welfare and refugee-serving agencies. This article details the lessons learned from this training and recommends changes in policy and practice...
- Case managers' roles and functions: Commission for Case Manager Certification's 2004 Research, Part IHussein A Tahan
International Services and Corporate Health, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10022, USA
Lippincotts Case Manag 11:4-22; quiz 23-4. 2006..In addition, it summarizes future changes in the field of case management as perceived by those who participated in the study...
- Preparing for practice: how well are practitioners prepared for teamworkKay Caldwell
Institute of Nursing and Midwifery
Br J Nurs 15:1250-4. 2006..While no other area generated this level of disagreement, there were two other areas in which respondents felt unsure: cooperation within the team and conflict resolution within the team...
- Variances in perceptions of interdisciplinary collaboration by hospice staffDebra Parker Oliver
School of Social Work, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA
J Palliat Care 22:275-80. 2006..The study concludes that measurement of collaboration is important given the emphasis in hospice on collaboration, and that the MIIC is one tool that can be used for that purpose...
- Preparation for cancer care: perceptions of newly qualified health care professionalsGina Copp
Cancer and Palliative Care, Middlesex University, The Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, UK
Eur J Oncol Nurs 11:159-67. 2007..A total of 50 graduates from each professional category in nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and social work were sampled yielding a total sample of 200...
- Re-examining the evaluation of interprofessional education for community mental health teams with a different lens: understanding presage, process and product factorsS Reeves
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:765-70. 2006..We argue that use of the 3P model during the development of in-service IPE could ensure that planning oversights are minimized, thereby improving outcomes...
- A road map for the last journey: home telehealth for holistic end-of-life careJim Maudlin
North Florida South Georgia Veterans Health System, Lake City, Florida 32025, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 23:399-403. 2006....
- Comprehensive Family Services and customer satisfaction outcomesRuth A Huebner
Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Frankfort, USA
Child Welfare 85:691-714. 2006..CFS practices are associated with significantly higher customer satisfaction that improved over time for all groups. Although causality cannot be determined, the relationship is consistent, robust, and meaningful...
- The patient's vulnerability, dependence and exposed situation in the discharge process: experiences of district nurses, geriatric nurses and social workersIngBritt Rydeman
Neurotec Department, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 15:1299-307. 2006..The aim of the study was to obtain a deeper understanding of the experiences of the discharge process among different professionals...
- Post-Katrina provision of health care to veterans in a mobile clinic: providers' perspectivesCorazon R Lafuente
Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
J Am Acad Nurse Pract 19:383-91. 2007..To describe the challenges faced by healthcare providers in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in the United States...
- The Inner-City Asthma Intervention asthma counselor program: a collaborative model between physician and social worker to help empower familiesCarolyn M Rosen
Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:S16-9. 2006..The objective of the ICAI program was to translate and implement the NCICAS intervention into the real-world setting...
- Creating and field-testing child maltreatment definitions: improving the reliability of substantiation determinationsAmy M Smith Slep
Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 11794, USA
Child Maltreat 11:217-36. 2006..Clearly, implementing standardized definitions in a typical child protective environment would pose myriad political challenges. However, our results suggest achieving reliable substantiation determinations may be a feasible goal...
- An elder abuse shelter program: build it and they will come, a long term care based program to address elder abuse in the communityDaniel A Reingold
The Hebrew Home for the Aged, Riverdale, New York, USA
J Gerontol Soc Work 46:123-35. 2006..The goals are to increase public awareness, intervene to make the home safe, and provide a secure and fulfilling short or long term shelter. Research in prevalence and efficacious use of the shelter is being conducted...
- Use of health fairs to develop public health nursing competenciesHendrika Maltby
Department of Nursing, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
Public Health Nurs 23:183-9. 2006..This partnership between nursing and a community was expanded to include social work, physical therapy, and medical students...
- Hospice - the ideology and perspectives in EstoniaR Kiik
Department of Sociology and Social Policy, Chair of Social Policy, Tartu, Estonia
Int Nurs Rev 53:136-42. 2006..Death and dying tend to be taboo for much of humankind. Themes about death and life ending have not been popular in Estonia because of its cultural traditions and history...
- Child welfare workers: who they are and how they view the child welfare systemMaristela C Zell
Governors State University, University Park, IL, USA
Child Welfare 85:83-103. 2006..Caseworkers' views of child welfare policies emphasized the need for reforming the system and reevaluating funding priorities...
- Case managers' roles and functions: Commission for Case Manager Certification's 2004 research, part IIHussein A Tahan
New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York 10022, USA
Lippincotts Case Manag 11:71-87; quiz 88-9. 2006..In addition, Part II summarizes future changes in the field of case management as perceived by those who participated in the study...
- Patient and family involvement in hospice interdisciplinary teamsDebra Parker Oliver
School of Social Work, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA
J Palliat Care 21:270-6. 2005..Better communication was recognized as a potential benefit. The patient's frailty and the burdens of caregiving for the family were noted challenges to participation. Video-mediated communication is offered as a potential solution...
- Carer participation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: a challenge for interprofessional workingAlan Roulstone
University of Sunderland, School of Health, Natural and Social, Sunderland, UK
J Interprof Care 21:303-17. 2007..This paper relates details of a study of current carer participation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and begs a number of important questions as to the challenges for interprofessional working in supporting carer participation...
- Living alone with dementia: risk and the professional roleHelen Gilmour
Nurs Older People 16:20-4. 2004
- The role of the nephrology social worker in team training for patient nonadherenceMegan Prescott
Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMC-NA, South Orange County, Calif, USA
Nephrol News Issues 18:36-7, 41. 2004
- Balancing professional and team boundaries in mental health services: pursuing the holy grail in SomersetPauline Gulliver
Institute for Applied Health and Social Policy, King's College London, UK
J Interprof Care 16:359-70. 2002..The paper identifies the ways in which this integration impacted on boundary activity and draws out the messages for mental health policy and practice that emerge...
- Leading interprofessional practice: a conceptual framework to support practitioners in the field of learning disabilityJanet McCray
Principal Lecturer, Portsmouth Institute of Health, Medicine and Social Care, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
J Nurs Manag 11:387-95. 2003....
- Understanding collaboration between social workers and physicians: application of a typologyJulie S Abramson
School of Social Welfare, University at Albany, 135 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
Soc Work Health Care 37:71-100. 2003..Both groups were least transformational in relation to control over decision making...
- Integrating interprofessional education into 10 health and social care programmesGillian Barrett
Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England, Stapleton, Bristol, UK
J Interprof Care 17:293-301. 2003....
- Validation of the Strengths and Stressors Tracking Device with a child welfare populationMarianne Berry
School of Social Welfare, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045-2510, USA
Child Welfare 82:293-318. 2003..SSTD has high internal consistency in all domains, distinguishes between physical abuse and neglect, and is sensitive to specific changes made by families across the duration of treatment...
- Evaluating federally-funded child welfare training partnerships: a worthwhile challengeBrenda D Smith
School of Social Welfare, University at Albany, State University of New York, USA
J Health Soc Policy 15:189-201. 2002..The article concludes by promoting the development of child welfare research and training centers...
- An evaluation of child welfare design teams in four statesDawn Anderson-Butcher
College of Social Work, The Ohio State University, 325D Stillman Hall, 1947 College Road, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
J Health Soc Policy 15:131-61. 2002..These findings are discussed in relation to emergent theory on collaborative learning processes and products...
- Child welfare knowledge transmission, practitioner retention, and university-community impact: a study of Title IV-E child welfare trainingKristin A Gansle
School of Social Work, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70803, USA
J Health Soc Policy 15:69-88. 2002..A collaborative arrangement between the state child welfare agency and seven state university social work programs provides for student monetary stipends in return for child welfare training and work as public child ..
- Preparing social workers for child welfare practice: lessons from an historical review of the literatureJoan Levy Zlotnik
Institute for the Advancement of Social Work Research, 750 First Street NE, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20002 4241, USA
J Health Soc Policy 15:5-21. 2002Spurred on by national and local forces, there are currently an array of strategies underway between social work education programs and public child welfare agencies to educate current and future workers, improve agency working ..
- 'Floating support': implications for interprofessional workingAnn Sharples
Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK
J Interprof Care 16:311-22. 2002..This study highlighted the need for discussion and presented a forum for developing an ongoing collaborative process to address the specific issues which emerged in focus group discussions...
- The diversity of case management modelsDiane L Huber
034 Olde Hickory Ridge, Coralville, IA 52241 1120, USA
Lippincotts Case Manag 7:212-20. 2002..A categorization of models is described as a device to stimulate multidisciplinary case management collaboration...
- Studying complex caring interfaces: key issues arising from a study of multi-agency rehabilitative care for people who have suffered a strokeDavina Allen
Nursing, Health and Social Care Research Centre, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, Wales, UK
J Clin Nurs 11:297-305. 2002..Flexible working, the need for a lead professional and the transition from hospital to home are themes considered. The need for high quality data in order to develop our existing understanding of complex caring interfaces is underlined...
- Nursing care and collaborative practiceSheila G Kesby
Gregory Research Interlink, 27 Brockenhurst Close, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7RX, UK
J Clin Nurs 11:357-66. 2002....
- Teamworking in community rehabilitationPam Enderby
Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, Community Sciences Centre, University of Sheffield, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
J Clin Nurs 11:409-11. 2002
- Interprofessional practice and learning disability nursingJanet McCray
Portsmouth Institute of Medicine, Health and Social Care, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth
Br J Nurs 12:1335-44. 2003..In documenting the practitioners' accounts, the research begins to identify a series of key roles and significant practice knowledge held by those employed in learning disability nursing positions...
- Exploring multi-agency working in services to disabled children with complex healthcare needs and their familiesDebby Watson
Norah Fry Research Centre, 3 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TX, UK
J Clin Nurs 11:367-75. 2002..It also considers the concept of multi-agency working and how different approaches to working together might be perceived by children and families...
- HSJ people. Young professionalsTerry Philpot
Health Serv J 114:34-5. 2004
- The role of interagency collaboration for substance-abusing families involved with child welfareBeth L Green
NPC Research, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Child Welfare 87:29-61. 2008..Challenges that remain for successful collaborations are discussed...
- Components that influence assessment and management of cancer-related symptoms: an interdisciplinary perspectiveSofie Jakobsson
Institute of Health and Care Sciences in Sahlgrenska Academy, Gotegorg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
Oncol Nurs Forum 35:691-8. 2008..To describe, from an interdisciplinary perspective, how cancer-related symptoms are assessed and managed in a cancer care setting and to describe the components that influence symptom management...
- The logic of collaboration in education and the human servicesHal Lawson
Educational Administration and Policy Studies, The University of Albany, New York 12222, USA
J Interprof Care 18:225-37. 2004..In fact, collaboration may be a defining feature of competent and optimal practice, and the failure to collaborate may be indicative of negligence and malpractice...
- Understanding complex trajectories in health and social care provisionDavina Allen
Nursing, Health and Social Care Research Centre, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University
Sociol Health Illn 26:1008-30. 2004..The framework arises from our analysis of eight ethnographic case studies of adults undergoing rehabilitation from a first acute stroke. In this paper we illustrate its utility by reference to one specific case: Edward...
- Frontline care in Irish intellectual disability services: the contribution of nurses and non-nurse care staffFintan K Sheerin
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin2, Ireland
J Intellect Disabil 12:127-41. 2008..This study is the first of its type in Ireland and seeks to set out the unique interventional contribution of nursing and non-nurse caring within frontline intellectual disability services...
- Workplace resources, patient caseloads, and job satisfaction of renal social workers in the United States. A Survey/Part 1Joseph R Merighi
College of Social Work, , San Jos, Calif, USA
Nephrol News Issues 18:58-60, 62, 64 passim. 2004
- Helping social workers address the educational needs of foster childrenAndrea G Zetlin
California State University, Los Angeles, Charter College of Education, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
Child Abuse Negl 29:811-23. 2005..Discrepancies between worker and school reported performance data raise questions as to whether social workers by themselves are the most effective advocates for foster children...
- The impact of local welfare offices on children's enrollment in Medicaid and SCHIPR Andrew Allison
Kansas Health Institute, Topeka 66603, USA
Inquiry 40:390-400. 2003..To avoid a potential trade-off between local offices' impact on enrollment and retention, the study suggests that states such as Kansas consider improvements in automation to support caseworkers' difficult jobs...
- Empowerment, skills, and values: a comparative study of nurses and social workersHaya Itzhaky
School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
Int J Nurs Stud 41:447-55. 2004..The differences in empowerment, skills and values between social workers and nurses are discussed in light of their different professional roles and work environments...
- Assessing interagency collaboration through perceptions of familiesNaomi E Ervin
College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
J Community Health Nurs 21:49-60. 2004..Most services were health-related. Interviews revealed that agency personnel were aware of other agencies, according to families' reports. Domain similarity did not appear to be a characteristic of the agencies in this study...
- Geriatric care managers: a collaborative resource to the physician practiceJames L Ferry
Advantage Care Consultants, P O Box 307, Deerfield, MA 01342, USA
J Med Pract Manage 18:129-32. 2002....
- Balint groups as a driving force of ego developmentM Kulenović
Clinic for Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Rebro, Zagreb, Croatia
Coll Antropol 24:103-8. 2000..Balint's friend and his followers introduced the method not only in medicine but also in other professions: social work, pedagogy, psychology, sociology etc...
- The medical officer of health, the social worker, and the problem family, 1943 to 1968: the case of family service unitsP Starkey
Department of History, University of Liverpool, UK
Soc Hist Med 11:421-41. 1998..of such families in the period after the Second World War, and their relationship with one of the key voluntary social work agencies in the field, Pacifist Service Units/Family Service Units...
- Venereal disease control by health departments in the past: lessons for the presentJ C Cutler
Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Am J Public Health 78:372-6. 1988..involvement of all levels of government; the community at large; and the medical, educational, industrial, and social work sectors is essential for the success of a public health program which not only integrates new medical ..
- [Children with brain seizures: impact on their families. A clinical and social study]M Rufo
, , Sevilla,
Rev Neurol 25:1676-80. 1997..front of the problem of the several family groups, according to it's valued for the doctor or for the Unit of Social Work. At the beginning he is not frequent the acceptance of the illness, contrarily to the one which the denial ..
- A decade of disasters: lessons from the Indian experienceSekar Kasi
Department of Psychiatric Social Work, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS, Bangalore, India
South Med J 100:929-31. 2007
- Integrating social workers into primary care: physician and nurse perceptions of roles, benefits, and challengesBronwyn Keefe
Institute for Geriatric Social Work, School of Social Work, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
Soc Work Health Care 48:579-96. 2009..This article presents findings from three focus groups with primary care physicians and nurses to examine the perspectives of these key providers about the benefits and challenges of integrating social workers into the primary care team...
- Enhancing student gerocompetencies: evaluation of an intergenerational service learning courseJason A Dauenhauer
Department of Social Work, College at Brockport, State University of New York, Brockport, New York 14420, USA
J Gerontol Soc Work 53:319-35. 2010..describes the development and evaluation of an intergenerational service-learning course designed to promote social work gerocompetencies...
- An examination of evidenced-based practice interventions for public emergenciesGeorge T Patterson
Hunter College School of Social Work, City University of New York, 129 East 79th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Evid Based Soc Work 6:274-87. 2009..Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics identifies numerous ethical standards that describe the responsibilities for the social work profession to the broader society...
- The AD-LIFE trial: working to integrate medical and psychosocial care management modelsKathy Wright
Summa Center for Senior Health and Care Coordination Program, Summa Health System, 41 Arch Street, Akron, OH 44304, USA
Home Healthc Nurse 25:308-14. 2007..A case study of a patient participant in the AD-LIFE study is presented. The case illustrates the positive effects of the intervention on biopsychosocial outcomes...
- The growing admissibility of expert testimony by clinical social workers on competence to stand trialDavid M Siegel
New England School of Law, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Soc Work 53:153-63. 2008....
- Enhancing communication skills for pediatric visits through on-line training using video demonstrationsKathi J Kemper
Departments of Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
BMC Med Educ 8:8. 2008..We evaluated the feasibility and desirability of on-line training and sought suggestions for future courses...
- Cancer patients' use of social work services in Canada: prevalence, profile, and predictors of useTahany M Gadalla
Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Health Soc Work 32:189-96. 2007This study examines the demographic and physical and mental health characteristics of social work clients among cancer patients in Canada as compared with nonusers of social work services, and factors that affect use of social work ..
- Predicting postpartum depressive symptoms in new mothers: the role of optimism and stress frequency during pregnancyNancy K Grote
School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
Health Soc Work 32:107-18. 2007..Implications for enhancing optimism across the transition to motherhood through culturally relevant social work practice are discussed.
- Faith-based versus secular providers of social services--differences in what, how, and whereElizabeth A Graddy
University of Southern California, USA
J Health Hum Serv Adm 29:309-35. 2006..The results suggest that faith-based organizations have a modest and focused role in social service delivery, but one that is complementary to the efforts of secular providers...
- Family network support and mental health recoveryFrancesca Pernice-Duca
Marriage and Family PsychologyProgram, Wayne State University, 5425 Gullen Mall, Office 337, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
J Marital Fam Ther 36:13-27. 2010..This study revealed that support and reciprocity with family members are important dimensions of a personal support network that relates to the recovery process...
- The unmet needs of the elderly with diabetes in home health careJi Seon Lee
Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023, USA
Soc Work Health Care 45:1-17. 2007..The specific unmet needs identified by the elderly diabetic patients included social work services, home health aide, homemaker services, and need for medical equipment...
- Innovative service or proselytizing: exploring when services delivery becomes a platform for unwanted religious persuasionMichael E Sherr
School of Social Work, Baylor University, Waco, TX, USA
Soc Work 54:157-65. 2009..The authors conclude by recommending guidelines for social work practice in religious organizations.
- Poststroke depression: social workers' role in addressing an underrecognized psychological problem for couples who have experienced strokeMichael J McCarthy
School of Social Work, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97209, USA
Health Soc Work 36:139-48. 2011..Fortunately, poststroke depression is treatable, and even preventable, if social work and other rehabilitation practitioners understand the most common risk factors and become familiar with ..
- Finding the service you need: human centered design of a Digital Interactive Social Chart in DEMentia care (DEM-DISC)H G Van der Roest
Departement of Psychiatry Alzheimercenter, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center Stiching Buitenamstel Geestgronden, Valeriusplein 9, 1075 BG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Stud Health Technol Inform 137:210-24. 2008..The aims and most important results from each perspective will be discussed. It is concluded that the human centered design was a valuable method for the development of the DEM-DISC...
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- Transdisciplinary Palliative Care EducationShirley Otis Green; Fiscal Year: 2007..care curriculum and advocacy-skills training for the psycho- oncology disciplines of chaplaincy, psychology and social work. 2. Implement the curriculum through four training courses and a follow-up reunion conference. 3...
- Patient and family participation in hospice team meetingDebra Parker Oliver; Fiscal Year: 2007..Phase II introduces the videophone as a tool to support patient and family involvement in the IDT meeting. The results of this study will provide preliminary data for a larger multi-phase, multi-site follow-up project. ..
- The ACTIVE Intervention to Improve Hospice Caregiver Pain ManagementDebra Parker Oliver; Fiscal Year: 2010..The ACTIVE intervention uses low cost commercially available video technology to enable caregiver/patient participation in hospice interdisciplinary care plan meetings. ..
- Communication in Late-stage Cancer: Exploring Hospice DecisionDeborah Waldrop; Fiscal Year: 2009..3) Understanding how end-of-life decisions are made is essential for the efficient planning and delivery of comprehensive services for the growing number of adults who will die from cancer. ..
- HIV Stigma in a population of adults age 50 and overCHARLES EMLET; Fiscal Year: 2003..It will also provide valuable qualitative information on how HIV stigma scales may be improved upon to better capture the experiences of older adults. ..
- Communication in Late-stage Cancer: Exploring Hospice DecisionDEBORAH PEASE WALDROP; Fiscal Year: 2010..3) Understanding how end-of-life decisions are made is essential for the efficient planning and delivery of comprehensive services for the growing number of adults who will die from cancer. ..
- Intervention with High-Risk, Runaway YouthElizabeth Arnold; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Computerized Support for Managing Type 2 Diabetes in a Free Medical ClinicJeanette Daly; Fiscal Year: 2007..If the DMP appears to be feasible to implement and likely to help with the care of both Spanish and English speaking patients, the next step will be to modify the program as necessary and test it on a larger scale. ..
- Rural Methamphetamine-Abusing Parents and Their ChildrenWendy Haight; Fiscal Year: 2007..S. affecting not just individuals, but whole communities. This research will examine children's mental health functioning. Such information is critical to the development and elaboration of effective prevention interventions. ..
- Cascading Diffusion of an Evidence-Based Child Maltreatment InterventionMark Chaffin; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Effectiveness Trial Project SafeCare for Child NeglectMark Chaffin; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Integrated Training in Pharmacological SciencesTERRY KRULWICH; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- A Services Approach to Preventive Mental Health for Adolescent RefugeesStevan Weine; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Views and Approaches Toward Research Integrity Among IRBsRobert Klitzman; Fiscal Year: 2007..smaller institutions. We anticipate that the data from this study will serve as a significant foundation in assisting future research and the improvement of Rl through guidelines, education and other capacity building. ..
- Racial/ethnic Disparities in Mental Healthcare Use by Substance Abuse ClientsKEVIN HESLIN; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Underage Drinking: Building Health Care System ResponsesJames Hall; Fiscal Year: 2007..We argue that our primary care clinics can have a positive impact on this culture of alcohol consumption by underage drinkers through a combination of primary prevention and early intervention. ..
- Incarceration and HIV-Infected InmatesDavid Wohl; Fiscal Year: 2007..Aim 2. Determine the inmate, nurse-counselor and facility characteristics associated with agreeing to HIV VCT. Aim 3. Explore the risks associated with receiving an HIV diagnosis in prison. ..
- Improving pain and function in hip fractureR Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Respondent Burden and Retention in Cancer Clinical TrialsConnie Ulrich; Fiscal Year: 2009..Early identification and pre-emptive interventions prior to encountering retention problems in cancer clinical trials may mitigate respondent burden and lead to completion of important, resource intensive clinical trials. ..
- Multidimensional Assessment and Intervention for Elder Self-NeglectCarmel B Dyer; Fiscal Year: 2010..We intend to test the hypothesis that this approach will improve the quality of care and outcomes provided to these seniors by state protective service agencies. ..
- Migrancy, Masculinity, and Preventing HIV in Tajik Male Migrant WorkersSTEVAN MERRILL WEINE; Fiscal Year: 2010..It develops innovative models and strategies for how masculine norms may be practically addressed that will inform the design, implementation, and evaluation of HIV preventive interventions for male labor migrants. ..
- Gender Norms and Partner Selection: HIV/STI Risk Among urban YouthSUSAN GAIL SHERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..The study will enhance our understanding of the mechanisms of sexual risk behaviors among this population at a heightened risk for HIV and sexually transmitted infections. ..
- NIA DEVELOPMENT AWARD PAIN AND DELIRIUM IN HIP FRACTURER Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2002..Dr. Morrison will engage in a number of educational activities in order to enhance his research and statistical analysis skills. ..
- BACILLUS SUBTILIS TET(L)--REGULATION AND TRANSPORTTERRY KRULWICH; Fiscal Year: 1999....
- MULTIFACETED HOME CARE DEPRESSION PROGRAMKathleen Ell; Fiscal Year: 2002..usual care patients; and (2) cost-benefit comparisons of estimates of direct costs of the intervention and usual care arms. ..
- ASSESSING CONSUMER-OPERATED SERVICESCarol Mowbray; Fiscal Year: 2003..The R24 will enable us to develop relationships with consumer groups and consumer researchers around the country, colleagues in psychiatry and other related areas at UM, and other national sites undertaking MH services research. ..
- MAKING CHOICES : A SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMark Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2002..In that regard, we will carefully document both the changes we make in the programs and the strategies we employ to engage various members of the community in family conferences and multifamily groups. ..
- Aging Parents of Children with Serious Mental IllnessAllan Kaufman; Fiscal Year: 2007..This study will test a treatment for older parents of adult children with schizophrenia. The treatment is designed to help these parents increase their life satisfaction and feel better emotionally. ..
- Proton-Coupling Strategies in Alkaliphilic BacillusTERRY KRULWICH; Fiscal Year: 2009..The studies of the Mrp system characterize a novel protein carrier found in many bacterial pathogens. Mrp is a potential target for development of new antibiotics. ..
- Organizational Change toward HIV Involvement in Immigrant Religious OrganizationsJohn Chin; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Enhancing Successful Post-Baccalaureate Intervention to Promote Research CareersTerry Ann Krulwich; Fiscal Year: 2010..The studies test hypothesized factors as predictors/builders of successful PhD work and test the adaptability of successful PREP interventions to a doctoral program setting. ..
- Organizational Change toward HIV Involvement in Immigrant Religious OrganizationsJohn J Chin; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Integrating Social and Behavioral Sciences into Undergraduate Medical EducationJASON SATTERFIELD; Fiscal Year: 2007..Supported SBS research will help improve the understanding of social and behavioral factors in health and disease. ..
- Organizational Change toward HIV Involvement in Immigrant Religious OrganizationsJohn Chin; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Multifaceted Oncology Depression Program for LatinosKathleen Ell; Fiscal Year: 2007..UC. Secondary questions include what is the effect of MODP on symptoms such as pain and fatigue and functional impairment from these symptoms. ..
- Enhancing Successful Post-Baccalaureate Intervention to Promote Research CareersTERRY KRULWICH; Fiscal Year: 2009..The studies test hypothesized factors as predictors/builders of successful PhD work and test the adaptability of successful PREP interventions to a doctoral program setting. ..
- Proton-Coupling Strategies in Alkaliphilic BacillusTerry Ann Krulwich; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Enhancing Successful Post-Baccalaureate Intervention to Promote Research CareersTERRY KRULWICH; Fiscal Year: 2007..The studies test hypothesized factors as predictors/builders of successful PhD work and test the adaptability of successful PREP interventions to a doctoral program setting. ..
- TREATMENT OF AGITATION IN THE NURSING HOMEJiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Multifaceted Oncology Depression Program for LatinosKathleen Ell; Fiscal Year: 2007..UC. Secondary questions include what is the effect of MODP on symptoms such as pain and fatigue and functional impairment from these symptoms. ..
- Resilience in Siblings of Children with Mental DisordersRYAN KILMER; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Oncology Depression Program--Latinas with CancerKathleen Ell; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Tet Efflux Proteins: Implications of Multiple FunctionsTERRY KRULWICH; Fiscal Year: 2004..Specific Aim 3 will: clarify the basis for different phenotypes of tet(L) mutants; will further test the novel translational reinitiation model for tet(L) regulation; and will probe additional, Na- and pH related regulation. ..
- Multifaceted Depression Diabetes Program for HispanicsKathleen Ell; Fiscal Year: 2007..e., diet, exercise, checking blood glucose, and taking diabetic medication), decreased HbA1c levels and diabetes symptoms; and c) will improve function and satisfaction with diabetic and depression care vs. UC. ..