Social Work in Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Social Work in Mental Health and Substance Abuse

by Sharon Duca Palmer
     
 

This book examines many of the predominant issues in the field of social work in mental health and substance abuse today. Topics discussed include incarceration of drug abusers, methadone treatment for heroin users, and substance abuse among sex workers. It also examines how parental smoking affects children’s attitudes, binge drinking, and the correlation

Overview

This book examines many of the predominant issues in the field of social work in mental health and substance abuse today. Topics discussed include incarceration of drug abusers, methadone treatment for heroin users, and substance abuse among sex workers. It also examines how parental smoking affects children’s attitudes, binge drinking, and the correlation between depression and sociodemographic factors. The book also explores help for homeless drug abusers and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781926692883
Publisher:
Apple Academic Press
Publication date:
04/15/2011
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Sharon Duca Palmer, CSW, LMSW, has worked in a variety of settings in her twenty-year career as a social worker. Since 1990, she has been a school social worker at the ACLD Kramer Learning Center in Bay Shore, New York. She is also a Certified Field Instructor at the Adelphi University, School of Social Work in Garden City, New York.

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