Fundamentals of Case Management Practice  Skills for the Human Services Book

Fundamentals of Case Management Practice Skills for the Human Services


  • Author : Nancy Summers
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2015-01-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 130509476X

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Fundamentals of Case Management Practice Skills for the Human Services Excerpt :

This text/workbook is a step-by-step guide through the case management process, from intake and assessment to referrals and termination. The fifth edition focuses on what is most important for students to consider, document, and pass along in each step of the human services process. Chapters walk students through each step of the case management process, while realistic exercises drawn from active professionals expose students to a broad range of true-to-life circumstances and difficulties. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Delivering Research Data Management Services Book

Delivering Research Data Management Services


  • Author : Graham Pryor
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-12-10
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781856049337

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Delivering Research Data Management Services Excerpt :

Step-by-step guidance to setting up and running effective institutional research data management services to support researchers and networks. The research landscape is changing, with key global research funders now requiring institutions to demonstrate how they will preserve and share research data. However, the practice of structured research data management is very new, and the construction of services remains experimental and in need of models and standards of approach. This groundbreaking guide will lead researchers, institutions and policy makers through the processes needed to set up and run effective institutional research data management services. This ‘how to’ guide provides a step-by-step explanation of the components for an institutional service. Case studies from the newly emerging service infrastructures in the UK, USA and Australia draw out the lessons learnt. Different approaches are highlighted and compared; for example, a researcher-focused strategy from Australia is contrasted with a national, top-down approach, and a national research data management service is discussed as an alternative to institutional services. Key topics covered: • Research data provision • Options and approaches to research data management service provision • A spectrum of roles, responsibilities and competences • A pathway to sustainable research data services: from scoping to sustainability • The range and components of RDM infrastructure and services Case studies: • Johns Hopkins University • University of Southampton • Monash University • The UK Data Service • Jisc Managing Research Data programmes. Readership: This book will be an invaluable guide to those entering a new and untried enterprise. It will be particularly relevant to heads of libraries, information technology managers, research support office staff and research directors planning for these types of services. It will also be of interest to researchers, funders and policy makers as a

Case Management Book

Case Management


  • Author : Suzanne K. Powell
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2018-02-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496384263

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Case Management Excerpt :

Prepare for a new career as a case manager—or just upgrade your skills to a whole new level—with the newly updated Case Management: A Practical Guide for Education and Practice, 4th Edition. Ideal for case management certification (CCMC) exam preparation, this is a thorough review of the case manager’s many roles and skills, from acute to post-acute care. Whether you are a nurse transitioning to case management or already active in it, this is your road map to coordinating successful patient care, from hospital to home. Build a strong case management career foundation, with expert, evidence-based direction: NEW chapter on case manager orientation programs that offers orientation checklists, competency assessment, and learning profiles, with available online tools NEW topics on current practice issues and developments, including the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and value-based care NEW content on experiential, problem-based learning—learning practices, training programs, case management team professional development Offers in-depth, evidence-based guidance on: The case manager’s roles, functions, and tasks Key concepts—quality management and outcomes evaluation, legal and ethical considerations, case management process, utilization management, transitions of care The role of the nurse case manager versus social worker role Strategies that ensure effectiveness of case management models Coordinating care, protecting privacy and confidentiality, health insurance benefit analysis, practice standards The Case Management Code of Professional Conduct, accreditation agencies and standards, specialty board certifications Management of resources and reimbursement concepts Case management in various settings—acute care, emergency department, admissions, perioperative services, disease management, insurance case management, palliative care, end-of-life care, hospice, home health care, physician groups, public health/community-based care,

Fundamentals of Case Management Book

Fundamentals of Case Management


  • Author : Judith M. Siefker
  • Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : 0815124988

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Fundamentals of Case Management Excerpt :

Developed for professionals and firms who are new to the growing field of insurance-based or external case management, this practical handbook focuses on case management in accident/health and property/casualty insurance including workers' compensation. It presents a step-by-step approach to assist both new and experienced case managers. For the novice, it provides information on roles and responsibilities of a case manager, how to start a case management program, a functional description of insurance systems, and information on hiring and training case managers. More experienced case managers will benefit from discussion of effective marketing to help increase business, better supervision of case managers to maintain quality, and fee negotiation for better cost savings through case management. * Covers all key aspects of healthcare delivery systems, both inpatient and outpatient. * Addresses cutting-edge issues such as the future of case management, disease management, risk management, telephonic vs. onsite case management, and vocational rehabilitation. * Provides a detailed unit on how to set up and operate an effective case management program. * Includes useful appendices that provide sample forms, report formats, checklists, and examples of criteria that eliminates the need to develop new case management tools.

Social Work Case Management Book

Social Work Case Management


  • Author : Betsy Vourlekis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-05
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 199
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351489348

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Social Work Case Management Excerpt :

This new practice text provides a series of readings focusing on case management in a number of fields and in a variety of settings with different client populations. Each chapter examines a major component of case management practice by presenting information about an innovative program from a different location around the country. In conjunction, these readings provide a road map to social work case management.In addition to offering up-to-date practice approaches and examining the functions and skills of case management in depth, the authors provide the policy information needed for putting this traditional form of social work practice into today's service delivery context.

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge  PMBOK   Guide      Seventh Edition and The Standard for Project Management  BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE  Book

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge PMBOK Guide Seventh Edition and The Standard for Project Management BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE


  • Author : Project Management Institute Project Management Institute
  • Publisher : Project Management Institute
  • Release Date : 2021-08-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781628256888

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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge PMBOK Guide Seventh Edition and The Standard for Project Management BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE Excerpt :

PMBOK&® Guide is the go-to resource for project management practitioners. The project management profession has significantly evolved due to emerging technology, new approaches and rapid market changes. Reflecting this evolution, The Standard for Project Management enumerates 12 principles of project management and the PMBOK&® Guide &– Seventh Edition is structured around eight project performance domains.This edition is designed to address practitioners' current and future needs and to help them be more proactive, innovative and nimble in enabling desired project outcomes.This edition of the PMBOK&® Guide:•Reflects the full range of development approaches (predictive, adaptive, hybrid, etc.);•Provides an entire section devoted to tailoring the development approach and processes;•Includes an expanded list of models, methods, and artifacts;•Focuses on not just delivering project outputs but also enabling outcomes; and• Integrates with PMIstandards+™ for information and standards application content based on project type, development approach, and industry sector.

Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice Book

Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice


  • Author : Sam Willis
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-01-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 488
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118486276

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Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice Excerpt :

An essential text for the aspiring student paramedic, Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice makes paramedic science and pre-hospital care accessible, straightforward and exciting. It assumes no prior knowledge of the subject, presenting the must-have information that students need about both the theory and practice of what it means to be a paramedic. With extensive full-colour illustrations throughout, as well as activities and scenarios, this user-friendly textbook will support paramedic students throughout their course.

Becoming a Nurse Book

Becoming a Nurse


  • Author : Derek Sellman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-10-04
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 558
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317436294

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Becoming a Nurse Excerpt :

The guidelines and skills required to become a nurse are always changing and it can be difficult to stay up-to-date with the current standards. This book has been specifically designed to address the main skills you need to meet NMC requirements. Becoming a Nurse will demystify what you need to know while preparing you to meet NMC standards and become a confident, practising professional. The book introduces the many subjects outside the biological which are none the less essential for both pre-registration and practising nurses. This new edition has been thoroughly updated throughout, and includes four new chapters on psychosocial concepts for nursing; sociological concepts for nursing; spiritual care; and preceptorship and transition. Like the previous edition the book also covers: Law, ethics and policy Management and leadership Communication, interpersonal skills and interprofessional working Evidence based practice Medicines management Public health and professional development Each chapter is packed full of case studies, discussion question and further readings to encourage critical thinking and reflection. It is an excellent resource to prepare you for your programme or to refresh your knowledge of NMC standards.

Case Management from an Empowerment Perspective  Fourth Edition Book

Case Management from an Empowerment Perspective Fourth Edition


  • Author : Patricia Spindel
  • Publisher : Canadian Scholars' Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12-29
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 266
  • ISBN 10 : 9781773382104

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Case Management from an Empowerment Perspective Fourth Edition Excerpt :

Written for case managers working in health and human services, this practical guide addresses the need for more progressive and compassionate ways of working with others. Introducing innovative strategies for working with people that challenge the status quo, the book reconsiders old forms of social casework in favour of empowerment approaches that incorporate individual systemic advocacy. Patricia Spindel covers the history of case management, traditional approaches and their critiques, barriers to an empowerment approach, the ethical issues of labelling, stereotyping, stigmatization and pathologizing, and key empowerment philosophies and the research that supports them. This guide provides concrete methods that will help readers put principles of empowerment philosophy into practice. With practical case studies and questions for reflection featured throughout the chapters, it is well suited for human services, social services, and social work programs in colleges and universities in Canada. FEATURES: - Offers a practical "how to" for developing an empowerment plan and deals with common issues in practice, such as projection, countertransference, and transference - Includes core concepts of empowerment and methodology for building individual and community capacity and competence - Provides students with case studies from the field and questions to encourage reflection

Principles of Management Book

Principles of Management


  • Author : Openstax
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2022-03-25
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 674
  • ISBN 10 : 6762194559

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Principles of Management Excerpt :

Principles of Management is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the introductory course on management. This is a traditional approach to management using the leading, planning, organizing, and controlling approach. Management is a broad business discipline, and the Principles of Management course covers many management areas such as human resource management and strategic management, as well as behavioral areas such as motivation. No one individual can be an expert in all areas of management, so an additional benefit of this text is that specialists in a variety of areas have authored individual chapters. Contributing Authors David S. Bright, Wright State University Anastasia H. Cortes, Virginia Tech University Eva Hartmann, University of Richmond K. Praveen Parboteeah, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Jon L. Pierce, University of Minnesota-Duluth Monique Reece Amit Shah, Frostburg State University Siri Terjesen, American University Joseph Weiss, Bentley University Margaret A. White, Oklahoma State University Donald G. Gardner, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Jason Lambert, Texas Woman's University Laura M. Leduc, James Madison University Joy Leopold, Webster University Jeffrey Muldoon, Emporia State University James S. O'Rourke, University of Notre Dame

The Duh  Book of Management and Supervision Book

The Duh Book of Management and Supervision


  • Author : Gerri King
  • Publisher : Common Sense Press (Melrose, FL)
  • Release Date : 2014-02-25
  • Genre: Executives
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 0966187849

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The Duh Book of Management and Supervision Excerpt :

Managerial styles are influenced by habit, familiarity, and workplace culture. It's no wonder that well-intentioned professionals doing their best to be good organizational leaders often repeat unhelpful supervisory practices experienced in their early careers, even if they disliked them at the time. In the DUH! Book of Management and Supervision, the author disagrees with many accepted leadership principles (unabashedly referring to them as myths) and makes new and different approaches easier to imagine. Her challenging and controversial concepts illustrated with poignant stories suggest common-sense and immediately applicable alternatives more suitable in today's workplace.

Program Management Book

Program Management


  • Author : Michel Thiry
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2015-12-28
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472474278

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Program Management Excerpt :

Program management (PgM) is fast developing as the essential link between strategy and projects and as a vehicle for organizational change. It offers the means to manage groups of projects with a common business purpose in an integrated and effective way. The Second Edition of Michel Thiry’s Program Management builds on the bestselling title first published in 2010. The heavily revised text reflects the latest program management guides and international standards and includes: a new section on agile management in programs; the author’s own program management maturity measure; a new section on change management, which is now integral to many programs. Michel has also reviewed and revised the program lifecycle to align with the more unified view of program management that has emerged since the book was first published. The result is an essential guide to program management that incorporates a robust theoretical framework, complemented by examples and advice from one of the world’s leading practitioners. .

The Art of Failure Book

The Art of Failure


  • Author : Jesper Juul
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2013-02-22
  • Genre: Games & Activities
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9780262313131

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The Art of Failure Excerpt :

An exploration of why we play video games despite the fact that we are almost certain to feel unhappy when we fail at them. We may think of video games as being "fun," but in The Art of Failure, Jesper Juul claims that this is almost entirely mistaken. When we play video games, our facial expressions are rarely those of happiness or bliss. Instead, we frown, grimace, and shout in frustration as we lose, or die, or fail to advance to the next level. Humans may have a fundamental desire to succeed and feel competent, but game players choose to engage in an activity in which they are nearly certain to fail and feel incompetent. So why do we play video games even though they make us unhappy? Juul examines this paradox. In video games, as in tragic works of art, literature, theater, and cinema, it seems that we want to experience unpleasantness even if we also dislike it. Reader or audience reaction to tragedy is often explained as catharsis, as a purging of negative emotions. But, Juul points out, this doesn't seem to be the case for video game players. Games do not purge us of unpleasant emotions; they produce them in the first place. What, then, does failure in video game playing do? Juul argues that failure in a game is unique in that when you fail in a game, you (not a character) are in some way inadequate. Yet games also motivate us to play more, in order to escape that inadequacy, and the feeling of escaping failure (often by improving skills) is a central enjoyment of games. Games, writes Juul, are the art of failure: the singular art form that sets us up for failure and allows us to experience it and experiment with it. The Art of Failure is essential reading for anyone interested in video games, whether as entertainment, art, or education.

50 Case Studies for Management   Supervisory Training Book

50 Case Studies for Management Supervisory Training


  • Author : Alan B. Clardy
  • Publisher : Human Resource Development
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781599965215

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50 Case Studies for Management Supervisory Training Excerpt :

Managers and supervisors will sharpen their analytical and decision-making skills with this new collection of fully reproducible case studies. Based on actual, real-life situations, these exercises prepare supervisors and team leaders for the challenging problems they face in today's complex workplace. Each case study includes: Summary of the case; Discussion questions which evoke thought and analysis; Suggested solutions to the problems presented. Training Objectives: Improve participant's listening skills; Empower employees to negotiate; solutions fairly; Provide opportunities for participants to practice new skills in a supportive environment; Illustrate the skills needed to respond productively to complex issues. Activities Cover: Performance appraisal; Managing effectively; Sexual harassment/discrimination; Managing disruptive employees; Coaching/counseling employees; Hiring the right person

Fundamentals of Addiction Book

Fundamentals of Addiction


  • Author : Marilyn Herie
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 791
  • ISBN 10 : 1771141476

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Fundamentals of Addiction Excerpt :

Fundamentals of Addiction is an essential reference for counsellors and a comprehensive textbook for college and university level students in courses that address addictions. Written by more than 50 experts in addiction treatment and related fields, each chapter includes case examples, practice tips and print and online resources. This fourth edition of Alcohol & Drug Problems was renamed Fundamentals of Addiction to include behavioural or "process" addictions. Extensively revised, updated and expanded, this new edition is a valuable guide to helping people overcome the harmful, sometimes devastating, effects of addiction. Written by more than 50 experts in addiction treatment and related fields, Fundamentals of Addiction is a comprehensive guide to helping people overcome the harmful, sometimes devastating, effects of addiction.