Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare: Social Work Practice / Edition 1

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Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare, Volume 3: The Profession of Social Work features contributions from leading international researchers and practitioners and presents the most comprehensive, in-depth source of information on the field of social work and social welfare.

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"The Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare is an outstanding contribution to social work literature. The Handbook offers a unique and practical view of social work. We recommend that all academic libraries adopt this volume. Social work professors need to review it. These volumes will make significant contributions to student learning." (Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, Spring 2009)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471762805
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/25/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 676
  • Product dimensions: 7.28 (w) x 10.04 (h) x 2.19 (d)

Table of Contents

Handbook Preface.

Karen M. Sowers.

Catherine N. Dulmus.

Volume Prolusion.

William Rowe.

Lisa A. Rapp-Paglicci.


Section I.

1. Evidence-Based Practice.

Eileen Gambrill.

2. Interviewing Skills.

Francis J. Turner.

3. Assessment and Data collection.

William R. Nugent.

4. Problem Identification, Contracting and Case Planning.

Sophia F. Dziegielewski.

5. Practice Evaluation.

Bruce A. Thyer.

6. Program Evaluation.

David Royse.

7. Case Management.

Joseph Walsh.

Valerie Holton.

8. Advocacy.

Cecilia Lai Wan Chan.

Chi Kwong Law.

9. Crisis Intervention.

Kenneth R. Yeager.

Albert R. Roberts.

Wendy Grainger.

10. Termination, Stabilization and Continuity of Care.

Samuel A. MacMaster.

Sara Sanders.

Section II.

11. Assessment of Children.

Michael E. Woolley.

12. Intervention with Children.

Mary Ruffolo.

Paula Allen-Meares.

13. Assessment of Adolescents.

David W. Springer.

14. Intervention with Adolescents.

Craig Winston LeCroy.

15. Assessment of Adults.

Elaine Congress.

16. Intervention with Adults.

Bruce A. Thyer.

17. Assessment of Elderly.

Gregory Paveza.

18. Intervention with Elderly.

Michael J. Holosko.

John Heckman

19. Assessment of Families.

Robyn Munford.

Jackie Sanders.

20. Intervention with Families.

Cynthia Franklin.

Catheleen Jordan.

Laura Hopson.

21. Assessment of Groups.

D. Mark Ragg.

22. Intervention with Groups.

Lena Dominelli.

23. Assessment of Communities.

Don M. Fuchs.

24. Intervention with Communities.

Michael Reisch.

25. Assessment of Organizations.

Michael J. Austin.

Catherine M. Vu.

26. Intervention with Organizations.

Charles Glisson.

27. Assessment of Institutions.

Heather K. Horton.

Katharine Briar-Lawson.

William Rowe.

Brian D. Roland.

28. Intervention with Institutions.

Leon C. Fulcher.

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