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Integrating Spirituality in Clinical Social Work Practice: Walking the Labyrinth, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Maddy Cunningham

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Oct 3, 2011

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Integrating Spirituality in Clinical Social Work Practice: Walking the Labyrinth focuses on the inclusion of spiritual issues in the clinical social work process using the metaphor of the labyrinth to discuss the implementation of spiritual issues in the various phases of the treatment process.

Table of Contents

IN THIS SECTION:

1.)    BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

2.)    FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS


 

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Chapter 1: Walking the Labyrinth

Chapter 2: Spirituality & Religion

Chapter 3: Spirituality and Engagement

Chapter 4: Spiritual Assessment

Chapter 5: Intervention

Chapter 6: Guilt, Shame, and Forgiveness

Chapter 7: Suffering & Spirituality

Chapter 8: Death, Dying, & Grief

Chapter 9: When Spirituality is Harmful

Chapter 10: Gender and Spirituality

Chapter 11: Laving the Labyrinth: Gifting the World

Chapter 12: The Therapist & Spirituality


 

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Preface

 

Chapter 1: Walking the Labyrinth

Social Work and Spirituality

The Helping Process

Treatment Approaches

The Labyrinth Walk

Clinical Practice

Conclusion

Chapter Review

 

Chapter 2: Spirituality & Religion

Historical Context

Religion and Spirituality

Spirituality and Clinical Practice

The Spiritual Debate

Practice Implications

Conclusion

Chapter Review

 

Chapter 3: Spirituality and Engagement

The Therapeutic Environment

A Sacred Space

The Holding Environment

Creating a Sacred Space

Elements of the Sacred Space

Practice Theory

Preparing Ourselves

Conclusion

Case Material: Carl

Chapter Review

 

Chapter 4: Spiritual Assessment

Entering the Labyrinth

Spiritual Assessment

Reasons to Assess Spirituality

Areas of Assessment

The Spiritual Domain in Treatment

Spiritual Assessment Tools

Cultural Diversity

Spirituality across the Life Span

Conclusion

Case Material: Esperanza

Chapter Review

 

Chapter 5: Intervention

The Center of the Labyrinth

Soul and Spirit

Intervention

Intervention Techniques

Conclusion

Case: Esperanza Continued

Chapter Review

 

Chapter 6: Guilt, Shame, and Forgiveness

Guilt

Shame

Countertransference Issues

Forgiveness

Countertransference Issues

Interventions

Conclusion

Case Material: Bridget

Chapter Review

 

Chapter 7: Suffering & Spirituality

Suffering

Why Does Suffering Exist?

Evil

Evil and Suffering

The Shadow

The Dark Night of the Soul

Suffering and Spiritual Growth

Treatment

Treatment Techniques

Conclusion

Case: Marlena

Chapter Review

 

Chapter 8: Death, Dying, & Grief

Death and Dying

Spiritual Treatment for the Dying Client

Treatment Techniques for the Dying Client

Grief

Treatment Techniques for Processing Grief

Conclusion

Case Material: Ralph

Chapter Review

 

Chapter 9: When Spirituality is Harmful

Is Religion a Destructive Force?

Religion and Meaning-Making

Collective Meaning Systems

What Goes Wrong?

Fundamentalism

Religion and Politics

Religion and Abuse

Religion and Terrorism

Gurus

New Age Spirituality

Conclusion

Chapter Review

 

Chapter 10: Gender and Spirituality

Sacred Stories

Women’s Sacred Stories

Spiritual Development and Gender

Masculine Spirituality

Feminine Spirituality

Women and Religion

Patriarchy

Men and Patriarchy

Feminist Spirituality

Images of the Divine

Reconciliation and Integration

Alternative Paths

Treatment

Conclusion

Case Material: Rachael

Chapter Review

 

Chapter 11: Laving the Labyrinth: Gifting the World

Terminology

The Ending Process

The Transition from Therapy

Ending Tasks

Saying Goodbye

Implementing the Therapeutic Gifts

Spirituality and Social Justice

Conclusion

Case Material: Sexual Assault Survivors’ Group

Chapter Review

 

Chapter 12: The Therapist & Spirituality

The Therapist’s Experience

The Therapist’s Personal Life

Bearing Witness

Divergent Spiritual Worldviews

Spirituality and Our Work

Conclusion

Chapter Review

 

References

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