Controversial Issues in Social Work Practice / Edition 1by Bruce Thyer
Pub. Date: 10/14/1996
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
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.
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Table of Contents
Preface, Bruce A. Thyer.
Foreword, Charles A. Stewart.
I. CONTROVERSIAL INTERVENTIONS.
1. Should Social Workers Support the Use of "Hypnosis"?
YesWilliam R. Nugent.
2. Does Constructivist Therapy Offer Anything New to Social Work?
3. Should Social Workers Support "Facilitated Communication" Therapy for Persons with Developmental Disabilities?
YesEdwin A. Risler, MSW; Susan Risler.
4. Should Social Workers Support "Neurolinguistic Programming" Therapy?
NoM. Elizabeth Vonk.
5. Should Social Workers Support "Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMD/R)" Therapy?
NoPatrick S. Bordnick.
6. Should Social Workers Attempt to Apply Specific Interventions for Clients with Specific Problems?
7. Should Social Workers Support the Inpatient Treatment of Substance Abusers Who Do Not Need Detoxification?
YesCheryl Davenport Dozier.
8. Should Social Workers Support the Inpatient Treatment of Non-Psychotic Adolescents?
YesRaymond Jefferson Waller.
NoWayne C. Carson, Rick Dangel.
9. ShouldSocial Workers Support the Use of Outpatient Commitment for Mental Health Treatment?
10. Should Social Workers Rely on Repressed Memories of Childhood Incest "Recovered" During Therapy?
Yes David C. Prichard.
NoJ. Timothy Stocks.
II. CONTROVERSIAL PROFESSIONAL ISSUES.
11. Should Personal Psychotherapy Be Required of Clinical Social Workers?
Yes Marsha Wineburgh.
12. Should Clinical Social Workers Seek Psychotropic Medication Prescription Privileges?
13. Should Public Sector Clinical Social Workers Be Required to be Licensed?
14. Should Social Workers Participate in Assisted Suicide?
YesDavid P. Boyle.
15. Is the Diagnosis of "Multiple Personality Disorder" (Disassociative Identity Disorder) Valid?
16. Should Social Workers Participate in Social Service Eligibility Determinations Which May Lead to the Identification of Illegal Immigrants?
17. Should Social Workers Rely on Genograms and Ecomaps?
18. Should Medical Social Workers Take Client "Folk Beliefs" Into Account in Practice?
YesLetha (Lee) A. See.
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