Feminist Social Work Practice in Clinical Settings / Edition 1

Feminist Social Work Practice in Clinical Settings / Edition 1

by Mary Bricker-Jenkins
     
 

Written by practitioners for practitioners, this volume examines feminist practice in conventional settings, where social workers who are feminist struggle to integrate their commitments and analyses into their day-to-day work. Contributors explore issues of concern to feminist social workers, including family violence, social security and child abuse. They include

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Written by practitioners for practitioners, this volume examines feminist practice in conventional settings, where social workers who are feminist struggle to integrate their commitments and analyses into their day-to-day work. Contributors explore issues of concern to feminist social workers, including family violence, social security and child abuse. They include case studies from a variety of clinical settings, such as health centres, hospitals and community health and counselling centres.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803936263
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/28/1991
Series:
SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services Series, #19
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.73(d)

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
Introduction - Mary Bricker-Jenkins
Beginning Together
PART TWO: FEMINIST PRACTICE IN CLINICAL SETTINGS: CASE STUDIES
A
Feminist Practice in Hospital Settings
Feminist Practice and Family Violence - Lisa Tieszen Gary
A Program Application of Feminist Social Work with Older Women Caregivers - Eloise Rathbone-Mc Cuan, Susan Tebb and Terry Harbert
B
Feminist Practice in Mental Health Settings
Feminist Practice with Survivors of Sexual Trauma and Incest - Nancie Palmer
Feminist Practice with Teenage Parents - Armando Smith
Feminist Practice with Women of Color - Clevonne Turner
A Developmental Perspective
C
Feminist Practice in a Day Care Setting
Relearning Feminism on the Job - Bernice Liddie
D
Feminist Practice in Rural Communities
Feminist Practice in Rural Social Work - Joanne Mermelstein
PART THREE: CORE CONCEPTS
A
Private Troubles and Public Issues
Mothers are not to Blame - Marilyn Wedenoja
Confronting Cultural Bias in the Area of Serious Mental Illness
B
Empowerment
Empowering Women of Color - Lorraine Gutierrez
A Feminist Model
C
Common Ground
Refugees as Feminists - Wawa Baczynskj
PART FOUR: ORGANIZATIONAL AND STRUCTURAL ISSUES
Supporting Practice in Feminist Service Agencies - Diane Kravetz and Linda E Jones
Supporting Practice in Large-Scale Bureaucracies - Nancy R Hooyman
PART FIVE: CONCLUSION

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