Professionalisierung Palliativer Sozialarbeit

Author: Maria Drechsler
Publisher: Diplomica Verlag
ISBN: 3836688255
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Das Fachbuch besch ftigt sich mit dem aktuellen Stand der Professionalisierung Sozialer Arbeit im Hospiz. Nach einer Einf hrung in die Aufgabengebiete, Theorien und Konzepte Sozialer Arbeit im Gesamtkonzept Hospiz wird mit Hilfe von Frageb gen untersucht, ob die in sterreich bereits geltenden Standards hospizlicher Sozialarbeit auch in s chsischen Einrichtungen Anwendung finden. Zugrunde liegende Thesen beziehen sich auf die Wahrnehmung der Aufgabengebiete, Qualifikationen der MitarbeiterInnen, Einheitlichkeit in den Rahmenbedingungen und in der sozialp dagogischen Betreuung. Aus der Untersuchung geht hervor, dass diese Merkmale sehr verschieden, teilweise eher punktuell umgesetzt werden. Weder die sozialp dagogische Betreuung noch die Bedingungen sind von Homogenit t gekennzeichnet. Dies gilt ebenso f r die Realisierung der geforderten Aufgabengebiete. Im Zuge des Professionalisierungsprozesses st t die Hospizsozialarbeit an die Grenzen eines greifbaren Paradigmas. M chte sie sich einer eigenen professionellen Identit t bedienen, muss ihre Anerkennung im interdisziplin ren Team und in der Gesellschaft gest rkt werden. Soziale Arbeit im Hospiz st tzt sich derzeit nur auf allgemein verbindliche Berufstheorien. Eine eigene Forschung, wissenschaftliche Begleitung und verbindliche Regelungen sind gefordert.

Effective Interprofessional Education

Author: Della S. Freeth
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470777184
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This volume presents a practical guide to the development, application and evaluation of effective interprofessional education in health and social care. It is both a practice manual for those in hands-on roles and a reflective guide for those indirectly involved in professional education. The book provides clear advice on methods of establishing training and education programmes and evaluating their effectiveness, while simultaneously examining the relationship between initial application, ongoing maintenance and subsequent assessment. The authors expound multiple points of view that will generate individual thinking and approaches to both the practice and the estimation of interprofessional education schemes. The book is divided into three sections: the first introduces the differing approaches to professional education and the rationale behind measuring their worth; the second part focuses on planning, development and delivery; the third part advises in a robust and pragmatic way on modes of measuring the efficacy of programmes. The interrelation of these topics is then examined to provide a synthesised perspective on the development, delivery and evaluation of interprofessional education.

On The Power Of Fuzzy Markup Language

Author: Giovanni Acampora
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3642354882
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One of the most successful methodology that arose from the worldwide diffusion of Fuzzy Logic is Fuzzy Control. After the first attempts dated in the seventies, this methodology has been widely exploited for controlling many industrial components and systems. At the same time, and very independently from Fuzzy Logic or Fuzzy Control, the birth of the Web has impacted upon almost all aspects of computing discipline. Evolution of Web, Web2.0 and Web 3.0 has been making scenarios of ubiquitous computing much more feasible; consequently information technology has been thoroughly integrated into everyday objects and activities. What happens when Fuzzy Logic meets Web technology? Interesting results might come out, as you will discover in this book. Fuzzy Mark-up Language is a son of this synergistic view, where some technological issues of Web are re-interpreted taking into account the transparent notion of Fuzzy Control, as discussed here. The concept of a Fuzzy Control that is conceived and modeled in terms of a native web wisdom represents another step towards the last picture of Pervasive Web Intelligence.

Social Work And Human Rights

Author: Elisabeth Reichert
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231520700
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Social Work and Human Rights has become a standard text highlighting the role of social work in protecting the rights of vulnerable populations. Through rigorous analysis, classroom exercises, and a frank discussion of the implications for practice both within and outside of the United States, the volume effectively acquaints readers with the political, economic, and social dimensions of rights issues and the documents that guarantee them. New material covers international events, such as the United Nations' Millennium Declaration (2000) and its effort to reduce the poverty and suffering of billions worldwide. The volume now emphasizes cultural rights and includes a probing lesson in cultural relativism. It turns a critical eye toward the failure in the United States to address social welfare issues and its reluctance to rectify policies favoring one group over another. Praise for the first edition: "A human rights compass—a preliminary guide for the translation of human rights for social workers.... It is to be welcomed."—European Journal of Social Work "Foundation documents provide an essential tool for understanding the issues and applying the understanding to concrete social policy advocacy and action."—Canadian Association of Social Workers Bulletin "This is a text which is overdue for social work students and faculty."—Rosemary Link, coauthor of Human Behavior in a Just World: Reaching for Common Ground "Reichert makes human rights concepts come alive. Practice case examples and human rights analysis of the National Association of Social Worker's Code of Ethics are particularly valuable in orienting the reader to the domestic practice applications of the global human rights movement."—Lynne M. Healy, author of International Social Work: Professional Action in an Interdependent World

Bridging Occupational Organizational And Public Health

Author: Georg F. Bauer
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400756402
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In our complex, fast changing society, health is strongly influenced by the continuously changing interactions between organisations and their employees. Three major fields contribute to health-oriented improvements of these interactions: occupational health, organizational health and public health. As currently only partial links exist amongst these fields, the book aims to explore potential synergies more systematically. Considering the high mental and social demands in a service and knowledge sector economy, the first part of the book focuses on work-related psychosocial factors. As a large proportion of inequalities in health in developed countries can be explained by inequalities in working conditions, those psychosocial factors with a particularly high public health impact are highlighted. As addressing these psychosocial factors requires to involve the organization as the key change agent, the second part covers approaches to improve public health through organizational level health interventions. The last section takes a look into the future of occupational, organizational and public health: what are the future challenges regarding occupational health and how can they be tackled within and beyond the organizational level. Overall, this integrating book will help to broaden the evidence-base, legitimacy and efficacy of occupational- and organizational-level health interventions and thus increase their public health impact.

Prosperity Without Growth

Author: Tim Jackson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1849713235
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Is more economic growth the solution? Will it deliver prosperity and well-being for a global population projected to reach nine billion? In this explosive book, Tim Jackson makes a compelling case against continued economic growth in developed nations. In the advanced economies there is mounting evidence that ever-increasing consumption adds little to human happiness and may even impede it. More urgently, it is now clear that the ecosystems that sustain our economies are collapsing under the impacts of rising consumption. Tim Jackson provides a credible vision of how human society can flourish – within the ecological limits of a finite planet. Fulfilling this vision is simply the most urgent task of our times.

Health And Modernity

Author: David V. McQueen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387377573
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Demonstrates how the theoretical underpinnings of health promotion contribute to contemporary public health. Aimed at health promotion practitioners and social scientists, this book explains how health promotion is based on social theory and gives insights into the practice of health promotion.

Metamorphoses Of New Media

Author: Julia Genz
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443887676
Size: 69.99 MB
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The current success story of new media and the ongoing digitalisation of our world provide an illuminating starting point for the discussion of the powerful revolutions in our media and media uses initiated by the introduction of a(ny) ‘new’ medium: how do new media evolve and how do they relate to established, ‘old’ media and media uses? What does the rise of new media and media uses imply for other discourses? And not least: which methodological and theoretical approaches help us to understand these developments? Metamorphoses of (New) Media offers an international and interdisciplinary range of studies on these questions. In examining the effects of new media and media uses in fields such as social discourse, transmediality, and aesthetics, the essays in this collection engage with a great variety of examples, from political debate on Twitter to digital storytelling and the game-like experience of DVDs. What these diverse perspectives share, however, is an approach to Metamorphoses of (New) Media as an ongoing, recursive process of change that initiates dialogue and casts light on existing discursive, medial, and aesthetic models.

Participatory Research In Palliative Care

Author: Jo Hockley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199644152
Size: 60.89 MB
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Participatory Research in Palliative Care discusses participatory research methods within the discipline of palliative care. Providing an overview of the action research methods, it uses exemplars from studies within palliative care, as well as discusses the prominent issues currently faced in this methodology from a global perspective.