New Approaches to Family Practice: Confronting Economic Stress

New Approaches to Family Practice: Confronting Economic Stress

by Anne "Nancy" R. Vosler
     
 

To what extent do economic stresses - such as dual-earner parents, unemployment//underemployment and poverty in the family - affect a social worker's assessment of the families in their care?

Families, Work, and Poverty applies a wealth of current research driven by the family systems theoretical framework to social work practice with families in three specific

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To what extent do economic stresses - such as dual-earner parents, unemployment//underemployment and poverty in the family - affect a social worker's assessment of the families in their care?

Families, Work, and Poverty applies a wealth of current research driven by the family systems theoretical framework to social work practice with families in three specific areas: employed-work and family- work; unemployment; and poverty. The book presents chapters on the theory and research in these three target areas, each followed by a chapter on applications and tools for direct practice in that area. Each applications chapter includes a case study, assessment tools, multilevel interventions and evaluations, and strategies for social

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761900320
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/11/1996
Series:
SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services Series, #31
Pages:
279
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Introduction
Social Work Knowledge Building
Family Systems in Context
The Multilevel Social Systems Model
Family Systems in Context
Applications and Tools for Practice
Families and Work
Theory and Research
Families and Work
Applications and Tools for Practice
Families and Unemployment
Theory and Research
Families and Unemployment
Applications and Tools for Practice
Families and Poverty
Theory and Research
Families and Poverty
Applications and Tools for Practice
Epilogue and Conclusions

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