Case Management for Community Practice by Elizabeth MooreCase Management for Community Practice by Elizabeth Moore

Case Management for Community Practice

byElizabeth Moore

Paperback | March 1, 2008

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Case Management for Commumity Practice provides the reader with the knowledge, approahces and tools to help case managers help a diverse range of client groups achieve their optimal quality of life and life goals. Case studies throughout show the practical application of theoretical approachesand emphasise the importance of collaboration within the formal service system, informal supports and the wider community.
Elizabeth Moore is a Lecturer in Social Work and Human Services and Course Coordinator of Social Welfare, Charles Sturt University, Australia.
Title:Case Management for Community PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:488 pages, 245 × 170 × 26 inPublished:March 1, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195562143

ISBN - 13:9780195562149

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Table of Contents

ForewordPreface1. Origins, influences and challenges of contemporary case managementPART ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF INDIVIDUAL CASE MANAGEMENT PRACTICE2. A distinct paradigm of care3. Practice values, principles and ethics4. Theories that inform practice: in support of client agency and autonomy5. Practice functions: integrating individual and community practice6. Advocacy: an overarching functionPART TWO: COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE: COMMUNITIES, CARERS AND SERVICE GIVERS7. Community outreach and needs assessement: lessons from rural practice8. Engaging with communities' informal care and welfare practices9. The evolution of person-centered planning in supporting people with a developmental disability10. The organisational context of case management practice11. Case manager standards and skills developmentPART THREE: CONTEMPORARY APPROACHES AND CHALLENGES: COMPLEX NEEDS, CARE AND POLICY IMPERATIVES12. Emergent models of health care coordination: meeting individual and community needs13. Home and community care14. Case management and community mental health15. Don't forget the kids: working with families affected by parental mental illness16. Defining the 'case' to be 'managed' in services for children at risk of harm and their families17. Case management within employment and rehabilitation mandates18. Uses and abuses of case management: a critical analysis of contemporary practices