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Handbook of Empirical Social Work Practice : Social Problems and Practice Issues, Volume II

Handbook of Empirical Social Work Practice : Social Problems and Practice Issues, Volume II - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471153627

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ISBN13: 978-0471153627
ISBN10: 0471153621
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 98
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1998
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Handbook of Empirical Social Work Practice : Social Problems and Practice Issues, Volume II - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471153627

John S. Ed. Wodarski and Bruce A. Ed. Thyer

ISBN13: 978-0471153627
ISBN10: 0471153621
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 98
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

This timely two volume handbook includes all the latest information regarding effective techniques for social workers. Containing scientifically-validated interventions, covers all the major psychological and social problems commonly encountered in social work practice. Volume 1 looks at mental and emotional problems, while Volume 2 deals with social, occupational, and practice issues.

Author Bio

JOHN S. WODARSKI, PhD, is Janet B. Wattles Research Professor and Director of the Doctoral Program and Research Center of the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has edited, authored, or coauthored 19 books, including Adolescent Sexuality and Mal-treatment and the School-Age Child.

BRUCE A. THYER, PhD, LCSW, is Research Professor of Social Work at the University of Georgia. In addition to editing the journal Research on Social Work Practice, Dr. Thyer has produced over 160 journal articles and ten books, including Cultural Diversity and Social Work Practice, Controversial Issues in Social Work Practice, and Finding Solutions to Social Problems: Behavioral Strategies for Change.

Table of Contents

SOCIAL PROBLEMS.

Social Problems: A Cost-Effective Psychosocial Prevention Paradigm

(J. Wodarski).

Child Maltreatment

(P. Lyons).

Educationally Disadvantaged Children

(C. Dulmus & J. Wodarski).

Violence in the Schools

(L. Rapp & J. Wodarski).

Adolescent Sexuality

(J. Wodarski).

Preventing HIV Disease in Adolescents

(C. Mueller, et al.).

Substance Abuse

(N. Smyth).

Crime

(L. Rapp & J. Wodarski).

Urban Decline and Family Homelessness

(N. Choi).

Unemployment

(A. Burke).

Marital Conflict, Domestic Violence, and Family Preservation

(M. Garrison & M. Keresman).

The Impact of Race in Social Work Practice

(M. Feit, et al.).

Practice Approaches with Older Clients

(N. Kropf, et al.).

Retirement

(V. Fitch, et al.).

Promoting Self-Management of Chronic Medical Problems

(J. Ligon).

Hospice Care

(M. Holosko & D. Cassano).

Treating Chronic Grief

(T. Artelt & B. Thyer)

PRACTICE ISSUES.

Prevention

(S. Schinke & K. Cole).

Measurement of Social Problems

(W. Hudson & A. Faul).

Empirical Approaches to Case Management

(P. Moseley & K. Deweaver).

Empirical Approaches to Social Work Supervision

(T. Artelt & B. Thyer).

Obstacles to Conducting Empirically Based Practice

(M. Holosko & D. Leslie).

Index.

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