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SOCIAL WORK

SOCW 6205 – MEDICAL SOCIAL WORK II

 

Assignment: HIV/AIDS Epidemic

 

The first cases of HIV/AIDS were reported in 1981 (CDC, 2011). Over the past 30 years, society has witnessed many advances in the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS, leading to significant control of this epidemic (CDC, 2011). Despite these successes, HIV/AIDS remains a significant public health issue in the United States.

To prepare for this Assignment:

Consider the overall burden of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Think about the contributions that medical social workers have made to the prevention of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

In a 3- to 4-page paper:

• Briefly explain how the HIV/AIDS epidemic has changed since it first emerged in 1981.

• Explain how the roles of medical social workers have evolved over the course of the epidemic. Select one specific milestone and elaborate the roles of medical social workers.

• Explain the profession’s ongoing advocacy and support to the prevention of HIV/AIDS.

• Explain the challenges the profession has been facing and anticipates facing when dealing with HIV/AIDS patients. Provide specific examples.

 

Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the resources and the current literature using appropriate APA format and style.

 

Be sure to support your responses with specific references to the resources and the current literature using appropriate APA format and style.. If you are using additional articles, be sure to provide full APA-formatted citations for your references both within the text and on the referencing section. PLEASE ALWAYS INCLUDE THE REQIRED TEXTBOOK as part of the references and if possible some of the REQUIRED READING if applicable. Please always start by referring to THE TEXTBOOK, below

 

 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK

Hospital Social Work 2006

Author: Beder, Joan

ISBN-13: 978-0-415-95067-1

ISBN-10: 0-415-95067-8

Edition/Copyright: 2006

Publisher: Routledge N. Y.

 

REQUIRED

Handbook of Health Social Work 3RD 19

Author: Gehlert, Sarah

ISBN-13: 978-1-119-42072-9

ISBN-10: 1-119-42072-5

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 19

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

REQUIRED

Social Work in Health Settings: Practice in Context 4TH 16

Author: McCoyd, Judith L.M.

ISBN-13: 978-1-138-92436-9

ISBN-10: 1-138-92436-9

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 16

Publisher: Routledge N. Y.

 

 

 

 

 

Required Readings

 

 

Learning Resources

 

McCoyd, J. L. M., & Kerson, T. S., (Eds.). (2016). Social work in health settings: Practice in context (4th ed.) New York, NY: Routledge.

• Chapter 6, “Working With Families With HIV-Positive Children” (pp. 79-89)

 

Tomaszewski, E. P. (2012). Understanding HIV/AIDS stigma and discrimination. Retrieved from https://www.socialworkers.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=Ehw3d_90z30%3D&portalid=0

 

Gehlert, S., & Browne, T. (Eds.). (2019). Handbook of health social work (3rd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

• Chapter 20, “Chronic Disease and Social Work: Diabetes, Heart Disease, and HIV/AIDS” (pp. 463-488)

 

Land, H., & Linsk, N. (2013). HIV stigma and discrimination: Enduring issues. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 12(1), 3–8.

HIV stigma and discrimination: Enduring issues by Land, H., & Linsk, N., in HIV/AIDS & Social Services, Vol. 12, Issue 1. Copyright 2013 by Taylor & Francis Informa UK LTD. Reprinted by permission of Taylor & Francis Informa UK LTD. via the Copyright Clearance Center.

 

Linsk, N. L. (2011). Thirty years into the HIV epidemic: Social work perspectives and prospects. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services, 10(3). 218–229.

Social work perspectives and prospects by Land, H., & Linsk, N., in HIV/AIDS & Social Services, Vol. 10, Issue 3. Copyright 2013 by Taylor & Francis Informa UK LTD. Reprinted by permission of Taylor & Francis Informa UK LTD. via the Copyright Clearance Center.

 

Lichtenstein, B., Sturdevant, M., & Mujumdar, A. (2010). Psychosocial stressors of families affected by HIV/AIDS: Implications for social work practice. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services, 9(2), 130–152.

Psychosocial stressors of families affected by HIV/AIDS: Implications for social work practice by Land, H., & Linsk, N., in HIV/AIDS & Social Services, Vol. 9, Issue 2. Copyright 2013 by Taylor & Francis Informa UK LTD. Reprinted by permission of Taylor & Francis Informa UK LTD. via the Copyright Clearance Center.

 

Mutchler, M. G., Wagner, G., Cowgill, B. O., McKay, T., Risley, B., & Bogart, L. M. (2011). Improving HIV/AIDS care through treatment advocacy: Going beyond client education to empowerment by facilitating client–provider relationships. AIDS Care, 23(1), 79–90.

 

Hampton, G., Buggy, M., Graves, J., McCann, L. & Irwin, J. (2017). Grappling with realities: Policy and practice in HIV social work. Australian Social Work, 70(1), 92-103.

 

Edmonds, A., Moore, E., Valdez, A. & Tomlinson, C. (2015). Social work and the HIV care continuum: Assisting HIV patients diagnosed in an emergency department. Social Work, 60(3), 238-246.

 

National Association of Social Workers. (n.d.). NASW HIV/AIDS spectrum: Mental health training and education of social workers project. Retrieved from https://www.socialworkers.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=yzpg-m3BD3U%3D&portalid=0

 

Optional Resources

AIDSinfo. (2012). Guidelines for the use of antiretroviral agents in HIV-1-infected adults and adolescents. Retrieved from http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/contentfiles/lvguidelines/adultandadolescentgl.pdf

Newman, P. A. (2009). Social and behavioral challenges of HIV vaccines: Implications for social work and social science. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services, 8(4), 313–330.

 

Sanford, E., & Gaylord, S. E. (2013, June 17). Social work and HIV/AIDS. Retrieved from http://blog.aids.gov/2013/06/social-work-and-hivaids.html

 

 

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