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Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare, The Profession of Social Work / Edition 1

Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare, The Profession of Social Work / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780471769972
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/25/2008
Edition description: Volume 1
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: 7.35(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Editors-in-Chief: Karen M. Sowers, PhD, is Professor and Dean at the University of Tennessee College of Social Work in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Catherine N. Dulmus, PhD, is Associate Professor of Social Work and Director of the Buffalo Center for Social Research at the University of Buffalo, New York. She is coeditor of several social work journals and has authored or coedited a number of books, including Essentials of Child Welfare, Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Children and Adolescents, Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Adults, and The Social Work and Human Services Treatment Planner.

Volume Editor: Barbara W. White, PhD, is Dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Table of Contents

Handbook Preface.

Karen M. Sowers.

Catherine N. Dulmus.

Volume Prolusion.

Barbara W. White.


1. The History of Social Work and Social Welfare.

Leslie Leighninger.

2. Educating for Social Work.

Julia M. Watkins.

Jessica Holmes.

3. The Scope of Social Work Practice.

June G. Hopps.

Tony B. Lowe.

4. Professional Credentials and Professional Regulations: SocialWork Professional Development.

Donna DeAngelis.

Mary Jo Monahan.

5. Social Work Organizations.

Gary Lowe.

Terry Singer.

6. Values and Ethics for Professional Social Work Practice.

Kimberly Strom-Gottfried.

7. The Strengths Perspective: Putting Possibility and Hope toWork in Our Practice

Dennis Saleebey.

8. Child Welfare: Historical Trends, Professionalization andWorkforce Issues.

Robin E. Perry.

Alberta J. Ellett.

9. Family-Based Practice.

Barbara Thomlison.

10. School Social Work.

Cynthia Franklin.

Beth Gerlach.

Amy Chanmugam.

11. Substance Abuse.

Lori K. Holleran Steiker.

Samuel A. MacMaster.

12. The Mental Health Field of Practice.

King Davis.

13. Healing the Disjuncture: Social Work DisabilityPractice.

Elizabeth DePoy.

Stephen Gilson.

14. Gerontology: A Field of Practice.

Roberta R. Greene.

Namkee Choi.

15. Forensic Social Work: Current and Emerging Developments.

Katherine van Wormer.

Albert Roberts.

David W. Springer.

Patricia Brownell.

16. International Social Work.

Doreen Elliott.

Uma A. Segal.

17. Immigrant and Indigenous Populations: Special Populations inSocial Work.

Jon Matsuoka.

Hamilton I. McCubbin.

18. Diversity.

Iris Carlton-LaNey.

19. Social and Economic Justice.

Tricia B. Bent-Goodley.

20. Putting Evidence-Based Practice into Practice.

James G. Barber.

21. Making Social Work Practice More Scientific.

Allen Rubin.

22. Issues in Social Work.

Stanley I. Witkin.

Roberta Rehner Iversen.

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