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Bioethics

Larry W. Foster.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Practical Ethics; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Policy and Advocacy; Sociology of Religion. 6784 words.

Bioethics and biomedical ethics are defined. Common bioethical concepts, exemplary moral values, fundamental ethical principles, general ethical theories, and approaches to moral reasoning...

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Congregational Social Work

Gaynor Yancey and Diana R. Garland.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Sociology of Religion. 9264 words.

The social work profession has deep roots in religious practices and organizations. Congregations have served as viable contexts for social work practice from the very beginnings of the...

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Contexts/Settings: Faith-Based Settings

Ram A. Cnaan.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work Practice Settings; Sociology of Religion. 5048 words.

Religions have traditionally called upon believers to be generous and assist others in need. Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism are a few examples of religions that stress...

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Direct Social Work Practice

Joseph Walsh.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice; Social Justice and Human Rights. 4171 words.

Direct social work practice is the application of social work theory and/or methods to the resolution and prevention of psychosocial problems experienced by individuals, families, and...

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Hospice

Mary Raymer and Dona J. Reese.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Sociology of Religion. 3231 words.

Hospice social workers are essential members of the interdisciplinary team that provide biopsychosocial and spiritual care to terminally ill patients and their significant others during the...

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Human Needs: Religion and Spirituality

Edward R. Canda.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Sociology of Religion. 4671 words.

This entry provides a brief introduction to social work's approach to spirituality and religion, focusing on definitions, history, current practices, ethical and human-diversity issues,...

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Islamophobia

Altaf Husain.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online February 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; International and Global Issues in Social Work; Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 4700 words.

Islamophobia is not a new term but it has become commonly used in the United States following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. This entry provides an overview of the demographics of the Muslim...

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Meditation, Mindfulness, and Social Work

Sadye L. M. Logan.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online March 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Practical Ethics; Sociology of Religion. 8603 words.

Research has shown that social workers and other helping professionals can make use of the contemplative practices from religion and spiritual disciplines. These practices can be utilized...

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Mindfulness-Based Therapy

Edward R. Canda and Sherry Warren.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online November 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 7428 words.

This entry provides an introduction to mindfulness as a therapeutic practice applied within social work, including in mental health and health settings. It describes and critiques...

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Oral History and Social Work

Arlene Bowers Andrews.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online December 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 7237 words.

This article reviews basic skills for conducting and using oral histories, summarizes ethical issues, presents examples relevant to social work, and suggests useful resources. For social...

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