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THE CONTINUUM OF INTERVENTIONS II: Interventions for Extreme Stress

CHERYL REGEHR and TED BOBER

in In the Line of Fire: Trauma in the Emergency Services

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165029
eISBN:
9780199864089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165029.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Extreme stress strains and depletes all human beings. Stress and trauma interventions aims to maintain, repair, or restore well-being of people by supporting their resilience and offering additional ... More


Health professionals and peer support workers in mental health settings

Aukje Leemeijer and Mirko Noordegraaf

in Support Workers and the Health Professions: The Invisible Providers of Health Care

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447352105
eISBN:
9781447352143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352105.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In many Western countries mental health care institutions employ ‘peer support workers’ in professional teams. They are clients or former clients in mental health care who are trained and educated to ... More


In the Line of Fire: Trauma in the Emergency Services

Cheryl Regehr and Ted Bober

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165029
eISBN:
9780199864089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165029.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In the wake of disaster, emergency service workers including police officers, firefighters, and paramedics are first on the scene and last to leave. Their heroic actions save lives, provide comfort ... More


After Adoption: Keeping a Connection to Home

Jill Duerr Berrick

in Take Me Home: Protecting America's Vulnerable Children and Families

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322620
eISBN:
9780199864607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322620.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

In 2005, 51,500 children in the United States were adopted from foster care; over 100,000 children were still waiting for adoption. Adoption has long been seen as a second-best alternative when ... More


Benefits and value

Jane South, Judy White, and Mark Gamsu

in People-centred public health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305316
eISBN:
9781447307808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305316.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The main justifications for engaging lay people in the delivery of public health programmes are examined in this chapter. Based on findings from the ‘People in Public health’ study, it presents six ... More


Prevention and Treatment: Policy and Legal Barriers

Susan Stefan

in Rational Suicide, Irrational Laws: Examining Current Approaches to Suicide in Policy and Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199981199
eISBN:
9780190497217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981199.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter examines successful suicide prevention, including barriers to access, environmental alterations, gun control, and evidence-based approaches such as dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), ... More


Explaining Separation/Divorce Violence against Women

Walter S. Dekeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz, and Martin D. Schwartz

in Abusive Endings: Separation and Divorce Violence against Women

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520285743
eISBN:
9780520961159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285743.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter reviews widely read and cited social scientific theories of separation and divorce violence against women. Explanations covered include the male proprietariness thesis, the challenge ... More


Advocacy and Self-Help Programs as Evidence-Based Practices for Families of Children with Developmental Disabilities

Yeana W. Lam, Mian Wang, George H. S. Singer, and Jiyeon Kim

in Supporting Families of Children With Developmental Disabilities: Evidence-based and Emerging Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199743070
eISBN:
9780190494414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743070.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter reviews the programmatic features of parent advocacy and self-help interventions and the methodologies employed to evaluate their effectiveness. It discusses home–school collaboration ... More


Mental Health Services Take to the Streets

Carol L. M. Caton

in The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190463380
eISBN:
9780190463410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463380.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

The challenge of reaching out to the homeless mentally ill initiated a period of creative development in mental health service delivery. Early in the post-deinstitutionalization era, the difficulty ... More


Developing Financial Capability through IDA Saving Clubs

Jonas Parker

in Financial Capability and Asset Development: Research, Education, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.003.0055
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The saving club is one of the oldest and most prevalent financial institutions in the world, offering its members the social support to commit to and achieve financial goals. This chapter presents ... More


Continuing professional development: a national study

Carmel Halton, Fred Powell, and Margaret Scanlon

in Continuing professional development in social work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447307372
eISBN:
9781447311621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307372.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 3 reports the outcomes of research carried out in Ireland on the provision and uptake of CPD amongst social workers. The research was based on a national survey and interviews and focus ... More


Continuing professional development in social work

Carmel Halton, Fred Powell, and Margaret Scanlon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447307372
eISBN:
9781447311621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307372.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Continuing professional development (CPD) has become a defining issue in twenty-first century social work. There is widespread consensus in favour of CPD. But what is it? Are there discernible ... More


Walking for Health – a case study

Jane South, Judy White, and Mark Gamsu

in People-centred public health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305316
eISBN:
9781447307808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305316.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Walking for Health is a national initiative promoting volunteer-led health walks. This chapter presents a case study of a local Walking for Health scheme operating across one health district. Such ... More


Future directions

Susan Kay-Flowers

in Childhood Experiences of Separation and Divorce: Reflections from Young Adults

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447338659
eISBN:
9781447338703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338659.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores ways in which practitioners might use the framework to support children experiencing parental separation and issues relating to post separation changes. Set within the context ... More


A wealth of resources

Catherine Proot and Michael Yorke

in Life to be Lived: Challenges and choices for patients and carers in life-threatening illnesses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685011
eISBN:
9780191765285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685011.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

It is comforting to know that the response to illness can be positive. This chapter summarises practical, psychological and spiritual ways towards this end. Many people feel lonely in their suffering ... More


Strategies for Facilitating Social Communication of Adolescents with Hearing Loss

Jill Duncan, Ellen A. Rhoades, and Elizabeth M. Fitzpatrick

in Auditory (Re)Habilitation for Adolescents with Hearing Loss: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195381405
eISBN:
9780190204020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381405.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses regular classroom learning environments as an educational context. It introduces the concept of inclusion and emphasizes the critical need for partnerships between ... More


Agents of mediation and sources of safety awareness: a comparative overview

Dominique Pasquier, José Alberto Simões, and Elodie Kredens

in Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter compares the articulation between agents of mediation. Five different types of mediation are considered: active mediation of child's use, active mediation of child's internet safety, ... More


Tenants’ Reflections on Housing

Ken Wireman

in Housing, Citizenship, and Communities for People with Serious Mental Illness: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190265601
eISBN:
9780190265618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190265601.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Main Street Housing (MSH) provides affordable, independent, rental housing for people with psychiatric disabilities, across the state of Maryland. One of its guiding principles is supportive ... More


Family Medicine: I will Never Fly in a Helicopter Again

Bruce Arroll

in First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.003.0022
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In Chapter 22, the author discusses his career as a physician in general practice. He describes an especially harrowing experience accompanying a patient on a helicopter ride to the hospital with ... More


Considering Negative Cases

David S. Kirk

in Home Free: Prisoner Reentry and Residential Change after Hurricane Katrina

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190841232
eISBN:
9780190841263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841232.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

While the weight of the evidence presented thus far in the book suggests that residential change is an important contributor to desistance from crime, it is not always sufficient to bring about a ... More


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