‘Acting as a good parent would’? Psychosocial support for parents in a children’s hospital
Sudbery, J and Alenkinship, A 2005, '‘Acting as a good parent would’? Psychosocial support for parents in a children’s hospital' , Journal of Social Work Practice, 19 (1) , pp. 43-57.Full text not available from this repository.
In a children’s hospital, the primary responsibility of attending to the physical wellbeing of the child also requires skilled attention to the needs of parents or other family members.This paper draws on the experience of a hospital-based support service to explore the diversity of these needs. Particular use is made of attachment theory and psychodynamic thinking to analyse what is involved, and the paper highlights social work’s psychosocial model as the framework which integrates the practical, cognitive and the emotional, the individual and social dimensions.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||children; illness; parents; counselling; psychosocial|
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Health and Wellbeing
Subjects outside of the University Themes
|Schools:||Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences Research|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Social Work Practice|
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Depositing User:||J Sudbery|
|Date Deposited:||24 Feb 2010 10:58|
|Last Modified:||30 Nov 2015 23:50|
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