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Social Work in Schools: Principles and Practice / Edition 1
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Social Work in Schools: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

by Linda Openshaw, Nancy Boyd Webb, Nancy Boyd Webb
 

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ISBN-10: 1593855788

ISBN-13: 9781593855789

Pub. Date: 10/18/2007

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This accessible and authoritative text gives social workers the tools they need for effective and ethical practice in school settings. Readers learn practical skills for observation, assessment, intervention, and research that will enable them to respond to the needs of diverse students from preschool through the secondary grades. The book presents strategies for

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This accessible and authoritative text gives social workers the tools they need for effective and ethical practice in school settings. Readers learn practical skills for observation, assessment, intervention, and research that will enable them to respond to the needs of diverse students from preschool through the secondary grades. The book presents strategies for dealing with particular problems, such as violence, trauma, parental absence, substance abuse, bereavement, and mental health concerns. Also reviewed are developmental issues that can interfere with school success. Specific guidelines for implementing interventions, including group work, are provided. Student-friendly features include many concrete examples; study and discussion questions; and reproducible letters, forms, and checklists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593855789
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
10/18/2007
Series:
Social Work Practice with Children and Families Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
6 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1. The Role and Function of the School Social Worker

2. An Ecological-Developmental Framework for Practice in the Schools

3. Uncovering Problems and Working within the System

4. School Social Work with Children in Preschool to Grade 3

5. School Social Work with Children in Grades 4 to 6

6. School Social Work with Children in Grades 7 and 8

7. School Social Work with Children in Grades 9 and 10

8. School Social Work with Children in Grades 11 and 12

9. Group Work in the School Setting

10. Violence and Trauma

11. Parental Absence

12. Alcohol and Drug Abuse

13. Death and Loss

14. Working with Noncitizen Populations, Joyce Kelen

15. Mental Health Services in the Schools

16. Linking Community, Home, and School, Rosemarie Hunter and Rocio Paredes-Mora

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