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The handbook of social work direct practice

Author: Paula Allen-Meares; Charles D Garvin
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Covers all major topics relevant to clinical social work. Discusses social work practice, multicultural and diversity issues, and research, as well as assessment and measurement.
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handbook of social work direct practice.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2000
Online version:
Handbook of social work direct practice.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2000
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Allen-Meares; Charles D Garvin
ISBN: 0761914994 9780761914990 0761915001 9780761915003
OCLC Number: 43328870
Description: xiv, 733 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. The Context of Practice --
The Context of Social Work Practice / Robert Fisher and Howard Karger --
Legal Issues in Practice / Robert G. Madden --
The Role of Critical Thinking in Evidence-Based Social Work / Eileen Gambrill --
The Concepts of Levels and Systems in Social Work / John E. Tropman and Katherine E. Richards-Schuster --
Part II. Frameworks for Practice --
Prevention / Mark Fraser, Karen Randolph and M. Daniel Bennett --
A Risk and Resilience Perspective : Empowerment-Oriented Practice / Enid O. Cox and Ruth J. Parsons --
From Practice Value to Practice Model : Multicultural Perspectives on Direct Practice in Social Work / Michael Spencer, Edith Lewis and Lorraine Gutierrez --
Feminist Social Work Practice / Mary Bricker-Jenkins --
Womanly Warrior or Damsel in Distress? --
Part III. Approaches to Change --
Thinking Differently / Sharon B. Berlin and Jane E. Barden --
The Cognitive/ Integrative Approach to Changing a Mind : Approaches to Behavioral Change / Bruce A. Thyer and Laura L. Myers --
Affective Change / Joseph A. Himle --
Depression and Anxiety Disorders : Adult Change / William J. Reid and Elizabeth Misener --
Individual Change in Children and Direct Social Work Practice / Kathleen Coulborn Faller --
Change in Groups / David E. Pollio, Aaron M. Brower and Maeda J. Galinsky --
Advances in Family Therapy / Froma Walsh and Carmen Crosser --
Theory and Practice : Crisis Intervention Practices in Social Work Settings / Albert R. Roberts and Jacqui Corcoran --
Coping / Paula S. Nurius --
Social Work Practice in the Social Environment / Marie Weil --
Integrated Practice : An Empowerment/Structural Approach --
Part IV. Fields of Practice --
Direct Practice in Fields Related to Development Tasks / Edith M. Freeman --
A Life-Span Perspective : The New World of Practice in Physical and Mental Health / Lonnie R. Snowden --
Comorbidity, Cultural Competence and Managed Care : The Juvenile Justice System in Crises / Rosemary C. Sarri --
Challenges and Opportunities for Social Workers : Social Work Practice with Lesbians and Gay Men / John F. Longres and Karen I. Fredriksen --
Practice in the World of Work / Sheila H. Akabas --
Promise Unrealized : Social Work Practice Issues Related to Poverty and Homelessness / Elizabeth A. Segal and Layne K. Stromwall --
Part V. Research and Empirical Issues --
Pragmatic Applications of Single Case and Group Designs in Social Work Practice Evaluation and Research / Neil Abell and Walter H. Hudson --
Assessment and Measurement Issues in Direct Practice in Social Work / Betty Blythe and Anita Reithoffer --
Computer-Mediated Communications in Direct Social Work Practice / Marilyn Flynn --
Part VI. Professional Issues --
Ethical Issues in Direct Practice / Frederic G. Reamer --
Supervision Standards of Practice in an Era of Societal Restructuring / Carlton E. Munson --
International Perspectives on Social Work Practice / Doreen Elliott and Nazneen S. Mayadas --
Fundraising for the Direct Services / Armand Lauffer --
Other Titles: Social work direct practice
Responsibility: edited by Paula Allen-Meares, Charles Garvin.


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