The Strength Perspective in Social Work Practice / Edition 2

The Strength Perspective in Social Work Practice / Edition 2

by Dennis Saleebey

ISBN-10: 0801317452

ISBN-13: 9780801317453

Pub. Date: 11/15/1996

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

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Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
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Older Edition
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6.41(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1The Philosophy, Principles, and Language of the Strengths Perspective
1Introduction: Power in the People1
2The Literary and Moral Foundations of the Strengths Perspective23
Pt. 2The Remarkable Strengths of People(s)
3Strengths of First Nations Peoples48
4The Significance of Spirituality for Resilient Response to Chronic Illness: A Qualitative Study of Adults with Cystic Fibrosis63
Pt. 3Strengths-Based Assessment and Approaches to Practice
5The Strengths Approach to Practice80
6Putting Problems in Their Place: Further Explorations in the Strengths Perspective95
7Assessing Client Strengths: Individual, Family, and Community Empowerment106
8Strengths-Based Case Management: Enhancing Treatment for Persons with Substance Abuse Problems124
9The Strengths Model with Older Adults: Critical Practice Components143
10The Strengths Perspective in Interpersonal Helping: Purpose, Principles, and Functions163
Pt. 4Strengths in Context
11Creating Strengths-Based Alliances to End Poverty186
12Turnaround People and Places: Moving from Risk to Resilience213
13Community Development, Neighborhood Empowerment, and Individual Resilience228
14Environmental Context, Opportunity, and the Process of Recovery: The Role of Strengths-Based Practice and Policy247
Pt. 5Conclusion
15The Strengths Perspective: Possibilities and Problems264
Discussion Questions285

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