Controversial Issues in Social Work Practice / Edition 1

Controversial Issues in Social Work Practice / Edition 1

by Bruce Thyer
     
 

Part of the popular Controversial Issues series, this paperback book presents a series of debates on the most current issues and topics in the area of social work practice. This book offers discourse on issues which may arise in everyday practice, such as whether social workers should support the use of hypnosis, whether repressed memory therapy shouldSee more details below

Overview

Part of the popular Controversial Issues series, this paperback book presents a series of debates on the most current issues and topics in the area of social work practice. This book offers discourse on issues which may arise in everyday practice, such as whether social workers should support the use of hypnosis, whether repressed memory therapy should be relied upon, whether clinical social workers should be licensed, and more. For professionals working in the field of social work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205187058
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
10/14/1996
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Foreword
1Should Social Workers Support the Use of "Hypnosis"?1
Yes1
No8
2Does Constructivist Therapy Offer Anything New to Social Work Practice?6
Yes16
No22
3Should Social Workers Support Facilitated Communication for Persons with Developmental Disabilities?29
Yes29
No35
4Should Social Workers Support the Use of Neurolinguistic Programming?42
Yes42
No49
5Should Social Workers Support "Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing" (EMD/R) Therapy?56
Yes56
No62
6Should Social Workers Attempt to Apply Specific Interventions for Clients with Specific Problems?70
Yes70
No75
7Should Social Workers Support the Inpatient Treatment of Substance Abusers Who Do Not Need Detoxification?81
Yes81
No88
8Should Social Workers Support the Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment of Nonpsychotic Adolescents?95
Yes95
No101
9Should Clinical Social Workers Support the Use of Outpatient Commitment to Mental Health Treatment?110
Yes110
No117
10Should Social Workers Rely on Repressed Memories of Childhood Incest "Recovered" during Therapy?124
Yes124
No131
11Should Personal Psychotherapy Be Required of Clinical Social Workers?140
Yes140
No145
12Should Clinical Social Workers Seek Psychotropic Medication Prescription Privileges?152
Yes152
No159
13Should Public Sector Clinical Social Workers Be Required to Be Licensed?166
Yes166
No173
14Should Social Workers Participate in Assisted Suicide?179
Yes179
No185
15Is the Diagnosis of "Multiple Personality Disorder" (Dissociative Identity Disorder) Valid?192
Yes192
No198
16Should Social Workers Participate in Social Service Eligibility Determinations That May Lead to the Identification of Illegal Immigrants?205
Yes205
No211
17Should Social Workers Rely on Genograms and Ecomaps?217
Yes217
No225
18Should Medical Social Workers Take Clients' "Folk Beliefs" into Account in Practice?232
Yes232
No237

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