Social Work Services in Schools / Edition 2

Social Work Services in Schools / Edition 2

by Paula Allen-Meares, Welsh L. Betty, Robert O. Washington, Robert O. Washington
     
 

This text discusses issues confronting education and practice in the design, delivery, and evaluation of school social work services, examining the specific roles of social workers who deal with the school system. Discussion encompasses school-linked services, litigation issues related to services to disabled pupils, and gay and lesbian youth. This fourth edition… See more details below

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This text discusses issues confronting education and practice in the design, delivery, and evaluation of school social work services, examining the specific roles of social workers who deal with the school system. Discussion encompasses school-linked services, litigation issues related to services to disabled pupils, and gay and lesbian youth. This fourth edition offers new information on violence, racism, assessment, and pupils' rights. The editor is affiliated with the University of Michigan. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205173303
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.18(w) x 9.57(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

1Major issues in American schools1
2School social work : historical development, influences, and practices26
3Social organization and schools : a general systems theory perspective60
4An ecological perspective of social work services in schools81
5Student rights and control of behavior108
6Violence in schools145
7Children with disabilities182
8Some target groups of children222
9Securing equal educational opportunity : language, race, gender and sexual orientation262
10The design of social work services293
11The delivery of school social work services317
12Evaluating practice and programs361
App. IAn example of rural practice398
App. IIAn example of urban practice407
App. IIIAssessment of adaptive behavior and individual education program414

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