HIV-AIDS and Social Work Practice in the Caribbean: Theory, Issues and Innovation
HIV-AIDS and Social Work Practice in the Caribbean demonstrates how social workers, working alongside heath care professionals can contribute to the multi-disciplinary intervention in the fight against HIV-AIDS in the Caribbean using the lived experiences of person affected by HIV-AIDS. Using Trinidad and Tobago as the model for the Caribbean, this volume provides relevant, up-to-date information on theory and practice innovation in addressing the psychological needs of persons affected by HIV-AIDS; and how social work can be utilised as a tool of empowerment for dealing with HIV-AIDS. The result of three years research by scholars of social work, psychology and economics, HIV-AIDS and Social Work Practice in the Caribbean breaks the silence in addressing the psychological implications of HIV-AIDS at the individual, family, community and societal levels and presents a framework and model for promoting social change.
*50-PAGE FREE PREVIEW*Allison lives with her uncle, the CEO of a bank in deep financial trouble. Blue Summer, a wealthy farm owner, offers him financial aid in return for Allison's hand in marriage. Allison doesn't want a marriage without love, but nevertheless she travels to Blue's mansion to save her aunt anduncle's business...
Adele D. Jones is Professor of Childhood Studies and Director of the Centre for Applied Childhood Studies at University of Huddersfield, UK. Jacqueline A. sPadmore has been in social work practice for over 35 years and in direct practice in health care in Trinidad, New York and the UK. Priya E. Maharaj is currently pursuing an M.Phil. in Development Psychology at the University of the West Indies.
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