Social Work Services in Schools / Edition 7

Social Work Services in Schools / Edition 7

by Paula Allen-Meares
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205917275

ISBN-13: 9780205917273

Pub. Date: 07/24/2014

Publisher: Pearson

Discusses social work practices within the US educational system. This title is also available as a more affordable e-book.

Social Work Services in Schools discusses major issues confronting education as well as practice directions for the design, delivery, and evaluation of social work in schools. Historical and contemporary

Overview

Discusses social work practices within the US educational system. This title is also available as a more affordable e-book.

Social Work Services in Schools discusses major issues confronting education as well as practice directions for the design, delivery, and evaluation of social work in schools. Historical and contemporary concepts, policies, and evidence-based interventions in school social work services are closely examined. The seventh edition provides insight into the proposals and suggestions for a better education system, and offers supplement research and commentary to help reconsider the needs of public schools in the 21st century. Other materials include empirical findings described in professional literature, case illustrations of social work practice in schools, and interviews.

Social Work Services in Schools is designed for individuals specializing in social work services in schools, as well as for those who are preparing to work in related agencies of the community.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205917273
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/24/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
761,670
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

In this Section:

I) Brief Detailed Table of Contents

II) Detailed Table of Contents


I) Brief Detailed Table of Contents

Chapter 1. School Social Work: A Historical and Contemporary View

Chapter 2. Major Issues in American Schools

Chapter 3. Perspectives in School Social Work Services

Chapter 4. The Design of Social Work Services: School Environment

Chapter 5. The Design of Social Work Services: Addressing Student Needs

Chapter 6. The Design of Social Work Services: Responding to Needs of Culture, Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation

Chapter 7. The Delivery of School Social Work Services

Chapter 8. Familiarizing Oneself with Key Groups of Children and Adolescents

Chapter 9. Children with Special Needs

Chapter 10. Student Rights and Control of Behavior

Chapter 11. Violence in Schools

Chapter 12. Evaluating School Social Work


II) Detailed Table of Contents

Chapter 1. School Social Work: A Historical and Contemporary View

The Profession of Social Work

The Establishment of Social Work

Chapter 2. Major Issues in American Schools

Purposes of Public Education

School Reform

The School as Community Hub

Finance

Chapter 3. Perspectives in School Social Work Services

An Ecosystems Perspective

Ecological Theory

General Systems Theory

Chapter 4. The Design of Social Work Services: School Environment

Working within A School

Political Dimensions in the Organization

The Effects of School Culture and Collaboration

Services Evaluation and Reporting

Chapter 5. The Design of Social Work Services: Addressing Student Needs

Socioeconomic Patterns

Mental Health, Behavioral, and Learning Difficulties

Assessment as the Initial Process in Designing Services

Assessing and Engaging the Family

Policies Affecting Services to Individual Students and Families

Collaborating with the Community

Chapter 6. The Design of Social Work Services: Responding to Needs of Culture, Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation

Culturally Grounded Assessment

Designing Empirically Supported Culturally Grounded Interventions

Bilingual and Bicultural Education

Gender in Education

Sexual Orientation and School-Based Social Work

Empirically Supported Interventions that Work

Chapter 7. The Delivery of School Social Work Services

Emerging Roles of School Social Workers within Expanded School Mental Health and School-Linked Services

Evidence-Based Practice and Empirically Supported Interventions

Current Intervention Roles

Specialized Intervention Roles

Chapter 8. Familiarizing Oneself with Key Groups of Children and Adolescents

Enrollment and Staffing

The Concept of Pupil Life Tasks

Pupil Life Tasks

Academic and Social Challenges

Children with Challenges at Home

Children Facing Abuse

Adolescents, Sex, and Sexuality

Chapter 9. Children with Special Needs

Key Legislation Supporting Students with Special Needs

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

Jacob Javits Gifted and Talented Education Act

Issues in Implementation: Renewed Attention to the Primary of Emotional Development

Chapter 10. Student Rights and Control of Behavior

Sources of School Districts’ Authority

Basic Constitutional Rights

Discipline in the Schools

School Attendance

Chapter 11. Violence in Schools

Major Trends and Issues

Types of Interventions

Common Types of Interventions that Schools and School Social Workers are Using

Empirically-Supported Prevention and Intervention Programs

Chapter 12. Evaluating School Social Work

Designing and Implementing Evaluation Studies

Selected Types of Single-System Designs Useful in Evaluating School Social Work Services

Selected Group Research Designs for Evaluating School Social Work Practice

Ethical and Human Subjects Issues in Evaluation

Annotated Bibliography of Evaluation Resources

Appendix I An Example of Rural Practice

Appendix II An Example of Urban Practice

Appendix III Assessment of Adaptive Behavior and an Individual Education Program

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