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

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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:
9780761900337
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/27/1996
Series:
SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services Series, #31
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
279
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

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