TITLE

COMMUNITY-BASED AIDS SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: CHALLENGES AND EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION

AUTHOR(S)
Alperin, Diane E.; Richie, Nicholas D.
PUB. DATE
August 1989
SOURCE
Health & Social Work;Aug1989, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p165
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) has been recognized as the health care challenge of the 1980s. Community-based AIDS service organizations have emerged to meet this challenge by providing critical services to people with AIDS at a time when other health and social service systems were slow to respond. Results of a nationwide survey indicate that social workers are fully enmeshed in these new community health care agencies, perform a variety of social work and administrative functions, and face challenges to professional self-awareness. Social work educators need to maintain a strong liberal arts and professional foundation base, and add information about community-based AIDS service organizations to the existing health care curricula.
ACCESSION #
24222031

 

Related Articles

  • SCHOOL BRIEFS.  // Hays Free Press (Buda, TX);8/6/2008, Vol. 105 Issue 18, p3B 

    The article offers news briefs related to health services in Texas, which include a three-day clinic sponsored by Hays High School's varsity cheer coach Shelley Plumley, services offered by an Austin non-profit agency, and the funding grant received by the Kyle Elementary Environmental Study Center.

  • Opinion: Inside Commissioning - The latest thinking on redesigning healthcare.  // GP: General Practitioner;10/24/2012, p25 

    The article reports on the latest thinking on redesigning healthcare.

  • Injury Epidemiology: The Neglected Chapter. R. Pal // Nepal Journal of Epidemiology;2012, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p216 

    Injuries are the significant public health problem and posing as the mounting global crisis upsetting families and communities across population levels. We need a multidisciplinary approach embedded in injury surveillance. A sensitization revolution is vital at all the health care levels to...

  • Prevention of HIV in young people in Africa. Hayes, Richard // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/16/2008, Vol. 337 Issue 7666, p364 

    The author reflects on the prevention of HIV in young people in Africa. He suggests that sustained intervention programs must extend beyond schools and into the community. He argues that unless medical workers can find effective ways to protect young people from HIV infections, the number of HIV...

  • Intervening in the Lives of Youth with Complex Behavioral Health Challenges and Their Families: The Role of the Wraparound Process. Bruns, Eric J.; Walker, Janet S.; Zabel, Michelle; Matarese, Marlene; Estep, Kimberly; Harburger, Deborah; Mosby, Madge; Pires, Sheila A. // American Journal of Community Psychology;Dec2010, Vol. 46 Issue 3/4, p314 

    Wraparound is an individualized, team-based service planning and care coordination process intended to improve outcomes for youth with complex behavioral health challenges and their families. In recent years, several factors have led wraparound to become an increasingly visible component of...

  • Psychological Intervention in Major Emergencies: An Asia-Pacific Perspective. Williams, Tim H.; Carr, Stuart C.; Blampied, Neville M. // New Zealand Journal of Psychology;Nov2007, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p126 

    Our aim in this paper is to examine what might constitute good practices for psychological intervention in any major or complex emergencies that can be anticipated occurring in the South-West Pacific, Australasia and southern South East Asia region. We do not believe there can be a singular...

  • Evaluation of a New Zealand Early Intervention Service for Psychosis. Theuma, Megan; Read, John; Moskowitz, Andrew; Stewart, Alistair // New Zealand Journal of Psychology;Nov2007, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p136 

    The effectiveness of a New Zealand early intervention for psychosis service (EIS) was assessed by analysis of 100 EIS patients' Positive and Negative Symptom Severity (PANNS) scores and Health of the Nation Outcome (HoNOS) scores that were collected over five time periods from intake through to...

  • Meihana Model: A Clinical Assessment Framework. Pitama, Suzanne; Robertson, Paul; Cram, Fiona; Gillies, Matea; Huria, Tania; Dallas-Katoa, Wendy // New Zealand Journal of Psychology;Nov2007, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p118 

    In 1984 Mason Dune documented a framework for understanding Maori health, Te Whare Tapa Wha, which has subsequently become embedded in Māori health policy. In addition, the adoption of this framework is now widespread among Māori and Iwi health and disability service providers and...

  • Mindfulness Meditation and its Medical and Non-Medical Applications. Huynh, Thanh V.; Gotay, Carolyn; Layi, Gabriela; Garrard, Susan // Hawaii Medical Journal;Dec2007, Vol. 66 Issue 12, p328 

    This paper focuses on a promising health care intervention--mindfulness meditation--that is the subject of considerable and increasing interest. The authors describe what mindfulness means, how it has been applied in patient and non-patient populations, and current activities in Hawai'i.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics