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The Handbook of Social Work Direct Practice - Paula Allen-Meares

The Handbook of Social Work Direct Practice

By: Paula Allen-Meares (Editor), Charles D. Garvin (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st June 2000
ISBN: 9780761914990
Number Of Pages: 752

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<B>The Handbook of Social Work Direct Practice</B> discusses the context of practice, its theories and frameworks, approaches to change fields of practice, research and empirical issues, and professional issues. Written by a group of contributors, who are leading expert in their fields, this volume will service a definitive reference for social work students and professionals.

Introduction
The Context Of Practice
The Context of Social Work Practice
Legal Issues in Practice
The Role of Critical Thinking in Evidence-Based Social Work
The Concepts of Levels and Systems in Social Work
Frameworks For Practice
Prevention
A Risk and Resilience Perspective
Empowerment-Oriented Practice
From Practice Value to Practice Model
Multicultural Perspectives on Direct Practice in Social Work
Feminist Social Work Practice
Womanly Warrior or Damsel in Distress?
Approaches To Change
Thinking Differently
The Cognitive-Integrative Approach to Changing a Mind
Approaches to Behavioral Change
Affective Change
Depression and Anxiety Disorders
Adult Change
Individual Change in Children and Direct Social Work Practice
Change in Groups
Advances in Family Therapy
Theory and Practice
Crisis Intervention Practices in Social Work Settings
Coping
Social Work Practice in the Social Environment
Integrated Practice - An Empowerment/Structural Approach
Fields Of Practice
Direct Practice in Fields Related to Development Tasks
A Life-Span Perspective
The New World of Practice in Physical and Mental Health
Comorbidity, Cultural Competence and Managed Care
The Juvenile Justice System in Crises
Challenges and Opportunities for Social Workers
Social Work Practice with Lesbians and Gay Men
Practice in the World of Work
Promise Unrealized
Social Work Practice Issues Related to Poverty and Homelessness
Research and Empirical Issues
Pragmatic Applications of Single Case and Group Designs in Social Work Practice Evaluation and Research
Assessment and Measurement Issues in Direct Practice in Social Work
Computer-Mediated Communications in Direct Social Work Practice
Professional Issues
Ethical Issues in Direct Practice
Supervision Standards of Practice in an Era of Societal Restructuring
International Perspectives on Social Work Practice
Fundraising for the Direct Services
Conclusion
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ISBN: 9780761914990
ISBN-10: 0761914994
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 752
Published: 1st June 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 19.05  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 1.41

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