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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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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. 4324 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. 3349 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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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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Religious Fundamentalist Families in School Social Work

Jennifer Yates.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Mental and Behavioural Health; Sociology of Religion. 8546 words.

This article describes issues related to culturally competent social work practice with religiously fundamentalist families in public school settings. It addresses the history of religious...

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Spirituality in Social Work

David R. Hodge.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online November 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Sociology of Religion. 8865 words.

This entry addresses the topic of spirituality in the social work profession, with an emphasis on the American context. Toward that end, the history of the relationship between the...

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