The implications of the study findings emphasize the need for educational curriculum and evidence based research to clarify social work definition and effective scope of professional practice. Policies are needed to incorporate the specific expertise of hospital social work into the language of professional licensing and health care accreditation bodies to ensure a continued professional role for social work in hospitals.You really do get stuck between a rock and a hard place as the patienta#39;sa#39; advocate as well as the hospitala#39;s discharge ... I do think we are necessary, social workers make a difference in the hospital setting. ... And theya#39;re not used as much and I would imagine that... those hospitals have greater length of stay and they have, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Influence of Organizational Structure on Hospital Social Work Practice and Professional Identity|
|Author||:||Shelley Arrian Fleit|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|