As American society becomes increasingly diverse, social workers must use a variety of human behavior frameworks to understand their clients culturally complex concerns. This text applies specific human behavior theories to diversity practice. Greene shows how human behavior theory can be employed in interventions in the life problems of diverse client populations at the individual, group, social network, and societal levels.
Defining social work practice within a diversity framework / Roberta R. Greene and Nancy P. Kropf -- The social work interview : legacy of Carl Rogers and Sigmund Freud / Roberta R. Greene -- Symbolic interactionism : social work assessment, language and meaning / Roberta R. Greene ... [et al.] -- Erikson's eight stages of development : different lenses / Nancy P. Kropf and Roberta R. Greene -- Role theory and social work practice / Kaththryn H. Thompson and Roberta R. Greene -- A social constructionist approach with diverse populations / Robert Blundo, Roberta R. Greene, and Paul Gallant -- Risk, resilience and resettlement / Rowena Fong and Roberta R. Greene -- A systems approach : addressing diverse family forms / Roberta R. Greene, Nancy Kropf, and Karen Frankel -- Small-group theory and social work : promoting diversity and social justice or recreating inequities? / Beth Glover Reed, Roberta M. Ortega, and Charles Garvin -- Working with natural social networks : an ecological approach / Judith S. Lewis and Roberta R. Greene -- Power factors in social work practice / Roberta R. Greene.
Number Of Pages: 277
Published: 31st December 2011
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised