Spiritual diversity in social work practice, second edition. Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work: Social Thought, 31, 9-13. Symposium on Spirituality in Social Work, Caritas Seoul. Spiritual strengths assessment in mental health practice. The demand for social work practitioners, educators, and community officials to be cross-trained in spirituality and social work is on the rise.
A very compelling case is made that social work practice that neglects spirituality is not only inadequate, but also has the potential of being ineffective and even harmful. Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. Religion, Spirituality, and Aging once again bridges the gap between social work and spiritual matters by presenting penetrating articles that discusses the issues of the aging soul while examining ways to improve care. Optimal living and dying: Integrating Confucian insights with contemporary social welfare. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. Social Work and Christianity, 43 1 , 74-94.
The authors integrate existentialist, transpersonal, and holistic systems theories with Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Islamic, Judaic, and Shamanistic traditions of helping. A very compelling case is made that social work practice that neglects spirituality is not only inadequate, but also has the potential of being ineffective and even harmful. Brno, Czech Republic Canda, E. Department of Social Work, Theological Faculty, Palacky University. He has about 200 publications and has conducted about 230 presentations in the United States and in many other countries, especially in East Asia and Central Europe. Department of Social Policy and Social Work, Masaryk University.
The authors offer practical tools and resources to enable healthcare professionals to fully integrate spirituality into their clinical practices. Promoting human well-being and environmental justice through social work: A deep ecological perspective. The demand for social work practitioners, educators, and community officials to be cross-trained in spirituality and social work is on the rise. The text includes exercises from six interactive cases. Religion, Spirituality, and Aging: A Social Work Perspective presents the latest research that shows how religion and spirituality can improve quality of life for elders. Eminently practical, it guides professionals in understanding and assessing spiritual development and related mental health issues and outlines techniques that support transformation and resilience, such as meditation, mindfulness, ritual, forgiveness, and engagement of individual and community-based spiritual support systems. Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project, University of Hong Kong.
Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project, University of Hong Kong. Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project, University of Hong Kong. Culturally Competent international social work research. Spiritual diversity in social work practice, New York: Oxford University Press. Insights on positive living and dying from Eastern and Western perspectives.
He speaks on spiritually sensitive practice, spiritual diversity, and what strengths and challenges are presented by religion and spirituality in social work practice. Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project, University of Hong Kong. Calgary, Alberta, Canada Canda, E. While I love knowing and reading about the vocation of social work something that represents my foray into the field , the authors of this book needlessly complicate religion and spirituality. Council of Social Work Education's Religion and Spirituality Clearinghouse 58.
In response to this collective interest, Edward Canda and several other members of the Society for Spirituality and Social Work have compiled a thorough and timely compendium of social work research, theory, and practice. Spirituality, as described, is core to our being and impacts every dimension of clients' lives. Themes of meaning, relationship, transcendence, whole-ness, compassion, meditation, mindfulness, ethics and cultural competence are discussed. Intensive Introduction to Spiritually Sensitive Social Work. The spiritual developmental process for people in recovery from severe mental illness.
Hong Kong, China Canda, E. Their As Spirituality in Social Work: New Directions shows you, there has been an increase of interest among social workers concerning spiritual matters. Encyclopedia of Social Work, Electronic Edition. Reflections on collective trauma, faith, and service delivery to victims of terrorism and natural disaster. Weaving together interdisciplinary theory and research, as well as the results from a national survey of practitioners, the authors describe a spiritually oriented model for practice that places clients' challenges and goals within the context of their deepest meanings and highest aspirations. Olomouc, Czech Republic Canda, E. Yet it is clear that many people begin to explore their spirituality precisely at times when they are trying to make sense of difficult life circumstances or experiences and may come into contact with social workers.
The introduction introduces key themes and conceptual issues such as understandings of religion and spirituality as well as definitions of social work, which can vary between countries. Using richly detailed case examples and thought-provoking activities, this highly accessible text illustrates the professional values and ethical principles that guide spiritually sensitive practice. The Place of Spirituality in the Strengths Perspective and Mental Health Recovery. For social workers and other professional helpers committed to supporting the spiritual care of individuals, families, and communities, this definitive guide offers state-of-the-art interdisciplinary and international insights as well as practical tools that students and practitioners alike can put to immediate use. The Routledge Handbook of Religion, Spirituality and Social Work is an authoritative and comprehensive reference for academics and researchers as well as for organisations and practitioners committed to exploring why, and how, religion and spirituality should be integral to social work practice. A Transcultural Perspective on Spiritually Attuned Groupwork and Ritual Process in Social Work.