ISBN-10:
0826119476
ISBN-13:
9780826119476
Pub. Date:
05/15/2016
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Theoretical Perspectives for Direct Social Work Practice: A Generalist-Eclectic Approach / Edition 3

Theoretical Perspectives for Direct Social Work Practice: A Generalist-Eclectic Approach / Edition 3

by Nick Coady PhD, Peter Lehmann PhD
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ISBN-13: 9780826119476
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 05/15/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 306,866
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Nick Coady, Ph.D.
is Professor and Dean, Faculty of Social Work (FSW), Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU), Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Coady has been with the FSW/WLU since
1994, and prior to that he taught in the FSW at the University of Calgary for five years. His teaching has been in direct practice, and his practice background includes residential child welfare work, individual and family counseling with high-risk adolescents, and group work with abusive men. Dr.
Coady’s research, teaching, and publications have focused on the importance of relationship factors in direct practice. His recent research has involved an exploration of good helping relationships in child welfare and men’s experiences of child welfare involvement.

Peter Lehmann
, Ph.D. is Professor, University of Texas at Arlington, School of Social Work. Dr. Lehmann’s publications include two other books with
Springer Publishing: Strengths-Based Batterer Intervention and Tools for Strengths-Based Assessment and Intervention (both with Catherine
Simmons). His clinical interests include the use of solution-focused brief therapy and his current research includes the evaluation of batterer intervention groups.

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Table of Contents

Contents

Contributors

Preface

PART I: THE GENERALIST-ECLECTIC APPROACH

1. An Overview of and Rationale for a Generalist-Eclectic Approach to Direct Social Work Practice

Nick Coady and Peter Lehmann

2. The Science and Art of Direct Practice: An Overview of Theory and of a Reflective, Intuitive-Inductive Approach to Practice

Nick Coady

3. The Problem-Solving Model: A Framework for Integrating the Science and Art of Practice

Nick Coady and Peter Lehmann

PART II: METATHEORIES FOR DIRECT SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE

4. Critical Ecological Systems Theory

Michael Rothery

5. Individual and Family Development Theory

Elaine P. Congress

6. Strengths-Based Social Work: A Social Work Metatheory to Guide the Profession

Catherine A. Simmons, Valerie B. Shapiro, Sarah Accomazzo, and Trevor J. Manthey

PART III: MID-LEVEL THEORIES FOR DIRECT SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE

Section A: Psychodynamic Theories

7. Attachment Theory

Debbie Wang and Carol A. Stalker

8. Relational Theory

Cheryl-Anne Cait

9. Self Psychology Theory

James I. Martin and Edward J. Alessi

Section B: Cognitive Behavioral Theories

10. Cognitive Behavioral Theory and Treatment

Norman H. Cobb

11. The Crisis Intervention Model

Karen S. Knox and Albert R. Roberts

12. The Task-Centered Model

Blanca M. Ramos and Eleanor Reardon Tolson

Section C: Humanistic Theories

13. Client-Centered Theory

Michael Rothery and Leslie Tutty

14. Existential Theory

Elizabeth Randall

15. Emotion-Focused Therapy

Jeannette Bischkopf

Section D: Critical Theories

16. Feminist Theories

Sarah Todd

17. Empowerment Theory

Jean F. East

Section E: Postmodern Theories

18. Narrative Therapies

Rudy Buckman and Jonathan Buckman

19. Collaborative Therapy

Adriana Gil-Wilkerson and Susan B. Levin

20. Solution-Focused Therapy

Jacqueline Corcoran

PART IV: SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION

21. Revisiting the Generalist-Eclectic Approach

Nick Coady and Peter Lehmann

Index

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