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Written by two leading authors in the field,Social Work and Spirituality provides a critical engagement with the concept of spirituality and a much needed framework for the integration of spiritual care in mainstream practice. It is fundamental reading for all students of social work theory, ethics and practice.
MARGARET HOLLOWAY is a professor of Social Work at the University of Hull. She is credited with the first empirical work in the UK on social work in dying and bereavement and social work and spirituality. She is founder of the Interdisciplinary Spirituality Group at the University of Hull. BERNARD MOSS is a professor of Social Work Education and Spirituality at Staffordshire University and Director of the Centre for Spirituality and Health. His teaching interests include death, dying and bereavement; mediation studies, and spirituality, religious belief and social care.
Table of Contents
|List of figures and boxes||p. vii|
|Contemporary and historical contexts||p. 1|
|The human condition - a good place for social work to start?||p. 6|
|Religion, secularism and social work||p. 8|
|The resurgence of 'religion'||p. 16|
|Social work's rediscovery of spirituality||p. 18|
|Taking it further||p. 22|
|Meaning, mystery and social work||p. 23|
|Religion and belief||p. 24|
|Secular spirituality||p. 28|
|Spirituality and meaning-making||p. 30|
|The search for definitions||p. 33|
|The dark side of spirituality||p. 36|
|A conceptual framework for social work practice||p. 39|
|Taking it further||p. 45|
|Spiritual need||p. 46|
|Social work and the concept of need||p. 47|
|Assessment of spiritual need and spiritual distress||p. 55|
|Debates and dilemmas for social work||p. 69|
|Taking it further||p. 72|
|Spirituality and the quality of life||p. 73|
|Perspectives on quality of life||p. 75|
|Quality of life, health and well-being||p. 84|
|Taking it further||p. 94|
|Spiritual care||p. 96|
|Empowering spirituality||p. 98|
|Partnership and spiritual care||p. 98|
|The importance of hope||p. 104|
|Building resilience||p. 107|
|Meaning-making and spiritual narratives||p. 110|
|The Fellow Traveller model||p. 111|
|Taking it further||p. 122|
|Spiritual care in the multidisciplinary team||p. 123|
|Background to interprofessional working||p. 124|
|What is multidisciplinary working?||p. 125|
|Organisational structures||p. 127|
|Interprofessional issues||p. 128|
|Palliative care||p. 131|
|Restorative Justice||p. 134|
|Spirituality and ourselves||p. 138|
|Taking it further||p. 144|
|Spirituality and community||p. 145|
|Meaning-making in society||p. 147|
|Celebrating diversity with social justice||p. 148|
|The contribution from faith communities||p. 154|
|An eco-spiritual perspective||p. 157|
|Taking it further||p. 163|
|Global and multicultural perspectives||p. 164|
|Social work practice in multicultural settings||p. 165|
|Spirituality and the challenge to western social work paradigms||p. 174|
|Taking it further||p. 183|
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