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Session: Performance Standards, Evidence-based Practices and SW Workplace
4171.0: Tuesday, November 9, 2004: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Performance Standards, Evidence-based Practices and SW Workplace
This session focuses on performance standards and social work settings. The necessity, barriers, and strategies for implementing performance standards and productivity expectations in social work settings is persented. A study that investigate the effectiveness of care as indicted by HEDIS mental illness indicators is presented. Two prsentations provide important practitioner information related to understanding the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and Universal Health Literacy. The broad range for Public Health MSW dual degree professioanl practice, and the challenges facing the degree programs and their graduates is discussed.
Learning Objectives: Attendees will be ble to identify the HEDIS quality of care indicators related to mental illness. Attendees will be able to identify strategies to address barriers to implementing performance standards. Attendees will understand the ICF framework and classification. Attendees will understand universal health literacy as it relates to social work practice. Attendees will be able to identify the broad range of public health and social work settings and undersant the challenges for dual degree graduates.
Moderator(s):Edward Saunders
12:30 PMImproving service quality and staff satisfaction through quantitative performance standards
Denise Torres, CSW, MSWAC, CCJS, Bobby Watts, MPH, MS
12:45 PMHEDIS Measures of Mental Illness Post-Hospitalization Follow-up  [ Recorded presentation ]
Nancy Claiborne, PhD, ACSW, Trudy Millard Krause, DrPH
1:00 PMExploring the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF): Applications and implications in public health social work  [ Recorded presentation ]
Patricia Welch-Saleeby, MSSA
1:15 PMUniversal health literacy and social work practice
Elizabeth DePoy, PhD, Stephen French Gilson, PhD
1:30 PMPublic health social work in the workplace  [ Recorded presentation ]
Sarah Sisco, MPH, MSSW, Tinka Markham Piper, MPH, CSW, Jamie Wyatt, BSW, Sally Bachman, PhD, Betty J. Ruth, LCSW, MSW, MPH
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Social Work
Endorsed by:Socialist Caucus; Statistics
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA