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Social History Assessment / Edition 1

by Arlene B. (Bowers) Andrews
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412914132

ISBN-13: 9781412914130

Pub. Date: 12/05/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

"Her book takes us on a journey back to the basics of conducting a thorough and informative social history and is an account of what a real social history involves...I recommend this book not only for the novice but also for all clinicians who want an edge on how to accumulate more pertinent information concerning their patients and to guide their treatment." <

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"Her book takes us on a journey back to the basics of conducting a thorough and informative social history and is an account of what a real social history involves...I recommend this book not only for the novice but also for all clinicians who want an edge on how to accumulate more pertinent information concerning their patients and to guide their treatment." —PSYCCRITIQUES

In the mental health and human service professions, taking a social history assessment marks the start of most therapeutic interventions. Social History Assessment is the first resource to offer practical guidance about interpreting the social history. Author Arlene Bowers Andrews provides rich resources to assist helping professionals as they gather and–most importantly–interpret information about social relationships in the lives of individuals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412914130
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/05/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch 1. The Significance of a Person's Social History
Ch 2. The Professional Lens, Part I
Human and Social Development and the Life Course
Ch 3. The Professional Lens, Part II
Social Ecology of Human Development and Behavior
Ch 4. Describing the Social History
Ch 5. Making Meaning: Interpreting the Social History
Ch 6. Tools to Aid Social History Development
References

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