ISBN-10:
1593855788
ISBN-13:
9781593855789
Pub. Date:
09/28/2007
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Social Work in Schools: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

Social Work in Schools: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

by Linda Openshaw DSW, LCSW
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ISBN-13: 9781593855789
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 09/28/2007
Series: Clinical Practice with Children, Adolescents, and Families
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 6 - 17 Years

About the Author



Linda Openshaw, DSW, LCSW, is Associate Professor of Social Work, Texas A&M University-Commerce. Her interests include school social work, child and adolescent welfare and counseling, clinical practice, and the role of spirituality in social work. Dr. Openshaw practiced as a school social worker for 14 years in Utah and Texas and worked for 3 years in community mental health in Utah and California. She received her MSW and DSW degrees from the University of Utah College of Social Work.

Table of Contents


1. The Role and Function of the School Social Worker

2. An Ecological-Developmental Framework for Practice in the Schools

3. Uncovering Problems and Working within the System

4. School Social Work with Children in Preschool to Grade 3

5. School Social Work with Children in Grades 4 to 6

6. School Social Work with Children in Grades 7 and 8

7. School Social Work with Children in Grades 9 and 10

8. School Social Work with Children in Grades 11 and 12

9. Group Work in the School Setting

10. Violence and Trauma

11. Parental Absence

12. Alcohol and Drug Abuse

13. Death and Loss

14. Working with Noncitizen Populations, Joyce Kelen

15. Mental Health Services in the Schools

16. Linking Community, Home, and School, Rosemarie Hunter and Rocio Paredes-Mora

Interviews

Students in social work graduate programs; school-based social workers and counselors. Serves as a primary text in courses on social work practice in schools, and as a supplemental text in courses on social work practice with children and adolescents.

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