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Overview

The Handbook of Social Work Direct Practice discusses the context of practice, its theories and frameworks, approaches to change fields of practice, research and empirical issues, and professional issues. Written by a group of contributors, who are leading expert in their fields, this volume will service a definitive reference for social work students and professionals.

"...discusses the contexts of social work practice, multicultural and diversity issues, research, as well as assessment & measurement...a primary text for all major topics relevant to clinical social work."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761914990
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 4/21/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 752
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART ONE: 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 TWO: 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 THREE: 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 FOUR: 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 FIVE: 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 FIVE: 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
Conclusion
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