Population Health: Creating a Culture of Wellness 2nd Edition
Practicing population based care is a central focus of the Affordable Care Act and a key component of implementing health reform. Wellness and Prevention, Accountable Care Organizations, Patient Centered Medical Homes, Comparative Effectiveness Research, and Patient Engagement have become common terms in the healthcare lexicon. Aimed at students and practitioners in health care settings, the Second Edition of Population Health: Creating a Culture of Wellness, conveys the key concepts of concepts of population health management and strategies for creating a culture of health and wellness in the context of health care reform. Beginning with a new opening chapter, entitled, “Building Cultures of Health and Wellness”, the Second Edition takes a comprehensive, forward-looking approach to population health with an emphasis on creating a culture of wellness. The revised text takes into consideration the Affordable Care Act and its substantial impact on how health science is taught, how health care is delivered and how health care services are compensated in the United States. Key Features: – Study and discussion questions are provided at the conclusion of each chapter to highlight key learning objectives and readings. – Case studies highlight real world applications of concepts and strategies, and links to web sites provide additional opportunities for expanding knowledge. – Each chapter can stand alone to highlight key population health issues and provide strategies to address them, allowing educators to choose specific chapters or sections that meet the learning objectives of the course.
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Completely up to date and featuring a friendly style, THE SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH, ILLNESS, AND HEALTH CARE: A CRITICAL APPROACH, 7th Edition delivers a comprehensive, cutting-edge overview that will challenge you to think creatively and analytically about health and health care. You’ll gain an understanding of how social forces affect who gets ill, how we think about illness, how we get our health care, and what it is like to work in the health care field. You will also have the chance to explore the ethical dilemmas that underlie modern health care as well as the politics behind those dilemmas. Although the text focuses on health within the United States, it also examines how health, illness, and health care differ around the world.
About the Author
Rose Weitz received her doctoral degree from Yale University in 1978. Since then, she has carved an exceptional record as both a scholar and a teacher. She is the author of numerous scholarly articles, the book LIFE WITH AIDS (Rutgers, 1991), and the book RAPUNZEL’S DAUGHTERS: WHAT WOMEN’S HAIR TELLS US ABOUT WOMEN’S LIVES (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004). She is also co-author of LABOR PAINS: MODERN MIDWIVES AND HOME BIRTH (Yale University Press, 1988) and co-editor of THE POLITICS OF WOMEN’S BODIES: APPEARANCE, SEXUALITY, AND BEHAVIOR (published by Oxford University Press and now in its fourth edition). Professor Weitz has won two major teaching awards at Arizona State University, as well as the Pacific Sociological Associations’ Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award, and has been a finalist for other teaching awards numerous times.
AN INTRODUCTION TO YOUNG CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: BIRTH THROUGH AGE EIGHT, 4E, International Edition offers a thorough introduction to the educational policies, programs, practices, and services specific to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers who demonstrate delays and disabilities. It also offers information about youngsters who exhibit signs of being at-risk for future programs in learning and development. Through a host of proven learning techniques, a website, and additional related resources, readers are guided to a full understanding of important theoretical and philosophical foundations in serving children whose learning is delayed. These include authentic assessments, cultural sensitivity and competence, activity-based interventions, and developmentally and individually appropriate practices. The book emphasizes instructional strategies necessary for creating inclusive learning environments, and offers recommendations throughout for using technology in the learning environment.
Mediation, Conciliation, and Emotions: The Role of Emotional Climate in Understanding Violence and Mental Illness Revised ed. Edition
Mediation, Conciliation, and Emotions: The Role of Emotional Climate in Understanding Violence and Mental Illness, the revised edition of the groundbreaking Mediation, Conciliation, and Emotions: A Practitioner’s Guide to Understanding Emotions in Dispute Resolution, discusses the under-researched topic of emotional climate, and emphasizes the importance of considering climate or environment when trying to understand violence and mental illness, as well as its impact on our society. Ladd and Blanchfield describe how an effective mediator, conciliator, or peacemaker should approach these conflicts. New features include updated references, a discussion of contemporary violence and mental health, and comparisons between culture and climate when determining how conflicts evolve into violent acts.
About the Author
Peter D. Ladd is associate professor and coordinator for the Graduate Mental Health Counseling Program at St. Lawrence University. Kyle Elizabeth Blanchfield is adjunct assistant professor in the Graduate Educational Leadership Program at St. Lawrence University and founder and executive director of the Northern New York Centers for Conflict Resolution.