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  • ISBN-13: 9780801317453
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/15/1996
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.41 (w) x 9.23 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Contributors
Pt. 1 The Philosophy, Principles, and Language of the Strengths Perspective
1 Introduction: Power in the People 1
2 The Literary and Moral Foundations of the Strengths Perspective 23
Pt. 2 The Remarkable Strengths of People(s)
3 Strengths of First Nations Peoples 48
4 The Significance of Spirituality for Resilient Response to Chronic Illness: A Qualitative Study of Adults with Cystic Fibrosis 63
Pt. 3 Strengths-Based Assessment and Approaches to Practice
5 The Strengths Approach to Practice 80
6 Putting Problems in Their Place: Further Explorations in the Strengths Perspective 95
7 Assessing Client Strengths: Individual, Family, and Community Empowerment 106
8 Strengths-Based Case Management: Enhancing Treatment for Persons with Substance Abuse Problems 124
9 The Strengths Model with Older Adults: Critical Practice Components 143
10 The Strengths Perspective in Interpersonal Helping: Purpose, Principles, and Functions 163
Pt. 4 Strengths in Context
11 Creating Strengths-Based Alliances to End Poverty 186
12 Turnaround People and Places: Moving from Risk to Resilience 213
13 Community Development, Neighborhood Empowerment, and Individual Resilience 228
14 Environmental Context, Opportunity, and the Process of Recovery: The Role of Strengths-Based Practice and Policy 247
Pt. 5 Conclusion
15 The Strengths Perspective: Possibilities and Problems 264
Conclusion 284
Discussion Questions 285
References 285
Index 287
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