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Many Faces of Social Work Clients

Many Faces of Social Work Clients - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205342532

Cover of Many Faces of Social Work Clients 02 (ISBN 978-0205342532)
ISBN13: 978-0205342532
ISBN10: 0205342531
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 02
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No

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Many Faces of Social Work Clients - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205342532

Armando T. Morales

ISBN13: 978-0205342532
ISBN10: 0205342531
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 02
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

This book is adapted from the best-selling Social Work: A Profession of Many Faces, 9/e, by Morales and Sheafor. It serves as a brief introduction to social work with special populations. The main focus of the book is on the various groups to whom social workers provide services, including children, older adults, women, disabled persons, and members of minority racial and ethnic groups. For social workers and social work students.

Table of Contents

Each Chapter ends with Summary and References.
An Overview of Special Populations.
Selected Characteristics of Special Populations.

1. Social Work Practice with Women.

Current Demographics.
Ecosystems Perspective.
Intervention Strategies.
Emerging Issues and Trends.

2. Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People.

Current Demographics.
Ecosystems Framework.
Macro Practice with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People.
Micro Practice with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People.
Emerging Issues and Trends.

3. Social Work Practice with Children and Youth.

Current Demographics.
The Ecosystems Model.
A Micro Case Analysis.
A Macro Case Analysis.

4. Social Work Practice with the Elderly.

General Population Figures.
Ecosystems Model Analysis.
Intervention Strategies with the Elderly.
Mental Health and the Elderly.
Emerging Issues and Trends.

5. Social Work Practice with People with Disabilities.

Social Work Practice with People with Disabilities.
Defining Disability.
Disability and the Minority Model.
Societal Responses to Disability.
The Ecosystems Model and People with Disabilities.
Emerging Issues for Social Work Practice with People with Disabilities.
The Rural, Urban, and Suburban Context of Social Work Practice.

6. Social Work Practice in Rural Areas: Appalachia as a Case Example.

Characteristics of the Rural United States.
Social Welfare in Rural Areas.
Implications for Social Work Practice in Rural Areas.
Rural Social Work Practice in Appalachia.
Social Welfare in Rural Appalachia.

7. Urban and Suburban Gangs: The Psychosocial Crisis Spreads.

Understanding Gangs.
The Ecosystems Model.
Urban and Suburban Gang Homicidal-Suicidal Behavior.
Micro Intervention with Homicidal-Suicidal Gang Members.
Macro Intervention with Gangs.
Race, Ethnicity, and Culture in Special Populations.

8. Social Work Practice with Asian Americans.

Demographics.
Health and Mental Health Risk Factors.
Ethnic Group Stressors.
Service Systems.
Micro Practice Perspectives.
Ecosystems Model Framework.
Micro Case Example.
Macro Practice Perspectives.
Emerging Issues.

9. Social Work Practice with American Indians and Alaskan Natives.

Current Demographics.
Ecosystems Framework.
Micro Social Work Practice with American Indians.
Macro Social Work Practice with Native Americans.
The Future.

10. Social Work Practice with Mexican Americans.

Mexican Americans: A Heterogeneous Population.
Demographic Profile.
Mexican Americans (Latinos) in Social Work Literature.
Ecosystems Model.
Micro Social Work Practice.
Macro Social Work Practice.

11. Social Work Practice with African Americans.

Responding to African American Needs.
Who Are the African Americans?
African American Culture and Life-Style.
Social Work Intervention.
The Problem-Solving Process.

12. Social Work Practice with Puerto Ricans.

Current Demographics.
Health and Mental Health Risk Factors.
General Data on Health Care and Puerto Ricans.
Beliefs and Practices That Influence Puerto Ricans' Health.
Ecosystems Perspective.
Intervention Strategies.

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