Multidisciplinary Coordinated Caregiving: Research - Practice - Policy by Ronda C. TalleyMultidisciplinary Coordinated Caregiving: Research - Practice - Policy by Ronda C. Talley

Multidisciplinary Coordinated Caregiving: Research - Practice - Policy

byRonda C. TalleyEditorShirley S. Travis

Paperback | August 23, 2016

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Effective, meaningful caregiving requires a well-coordinated and informed effort guided by various highly skilled specialists across several interrelated professions, including psychologists, social workers, and occupational therapists.Multidisciplinary Coordinated Caregivingaddresses the information needs of these interrelated professionals, contributing to the direct care of individuals and serving as an essential resource for those who ultimately create collaborative approaches to contemporary caregiving plans. In addition, the volume provides a wealth of evidence-based research findings to facilitate ongoing dialogue about multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives on and interventions for the complex challenge of caregiving in America.

Key areas of coverage include:

  • The status of professional caregiving in the United States.
  • Nursing perspectives on the state of family caregiving.
  • Psychological aspects of caregiving.
  • A human development, lifespan perspective on caregiving during late life.
  • Public health contributions to caregiving.

Multidisciplinary Coordinated Caregivingoffers a wealth of insights for those researchers, practitioners, and graduate students who seek to optimize the care of individuals across such fields as psychology, social work, public health, geriatrics and gerontology, and medicine as well as public and educational policy making.

Ronda C. Talley, PhD, MPH, is Professor of Psychology at Western Kentucky University. Dr. Talley's professional experience includes providing national leadership on caregiving issues and organizational development as Executive Director of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving and the National Quality Caregiving Coalition; workin...
Title:Multidisciplinary Coordinated Caregiving: Research - Practice - PolicyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:266 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inShipping dimensions:23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:August 23, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1493952684

ISBN - 13:9781493952687


Table of Contents

Introduction .- Chapter 1. The Status of Professional Caregiving in America;Shirley S. Travis & Ronda C. Talley.-Section I: Discipline-specific Professional Caregiving.- Chapter 2. The State of Family Caregiving: A Nursing Perspective;Katherine Morton Robinson.- Chapter 3. Professional Gerontology and Caregiving;Miae Chun, & Lewina Lee, & Bob G. Knight.- Chapter 4. Social Work, Paraprofessional, and Family Care Provider Challenges: Crisis in Care;Nancy R. Hooyman.- Chapter 5. Psychological Aspects of Caregiving;Laura M. Arnstein & Ronald T. Brown.- Chapter 6. Occupational Therapy Perspectives of Caregiving;Janet L. Valluzzi.- Chapter 7. Education: A Model of Schools as Caregiving Communities.;Leigh S. Baldwin.-Section II: Disciplinary Contributions to Caregiving.- Chapter 8. Health Communication and Caregiving Research, Policy, and Practice;Lisa Sparks.- Chapter 9. An Anthropology of Caregiving;Frances K. Barg, Shimrit Keddem, & Wendy Shiekman.- Chapter 10. Caregiving in Late Life: A Life-Span Human Development Perspective;Karen A. Roberto & Shannon Jarrott.- Chapter 11. Contributions of Public Health to Caregiving;Ronda C. Talley, John E. Crews, Donald Lollar, Diane Elmore, Martha R. Crowther, & Janet Valluzzi.- Chapter 12. Public Policy and Caregiving;Nora Super.-Conclusions.- Chapter 13. Professional Caregiving: Working Together to Provide Quality, Comprehensive, Coordinated Care - A Call to Action;Ronda C. Talley & Shirley S. Travis.