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Social Work Practice with Children - 3rd edition

Social Work Practice with Children (ISBN10: 1609186435; ISBN13: 9781609186432)
ISBN13: 978-1609186432
ISBN10: 1609186435

Summary: Widely adopted, this bestselling text provides the knowledge that social workers need for effective, culturally competent practice with children, adolescents, and their caregivers. The author presents a framework for developmentally informed assessment and intervention and describes a variety of powerful helping methods, illustrated with vivid case examples. Demonstrated are research-based strategies for working with victims of abuse and trauma as well as children affected by poverty
, divorce, parental substance abuse, and other adverse circumstances. Special features include instructive discussion questions and role-play exercises. Several reproducible assessment forms can also be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2'' x 11'' size.
New to This Edition
*Updated to incorporate current research on child development, attachment, and trauma.
*Chapter on bullying.
*New discussions of autism, childhood obesity, and blended families.
*School social work chapter has been extensively revised.
*Expanded examples of group work, including groups for children with ADHD and crisis groups following disasters.
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Summary: Widely adopted, this bestselling text provides the knowledge that social workers need for effective, culturally competent practice with children, adolescents, and their caregivers. The author presents a framework for developmentally informed assessment and intervention and describes a variety of powerful helping methods, illustrated with vivid case examples. Demonstrated are research-based strategies for working with victims of abuse and trauma as well as children affected by poverty, divorce, parental substance abuse, and other adverse circumstances. Special features include instructive discussion questions and role-play exercises. Several reproducible assessment forms can also be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2'' x 11'' size.
New to This Edition
*Updated to incorporate current research on child development, attachment, and trauma.
*Chapter on bullying.
*New discussions of autism, childhood obesity, and blended families.
*School social work chapter has been extensively revised.
*Expanded examples of group work, including groups for children with ADHD and crisis groups following disasters.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 11
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Guilford Press
Year Published: 2011
International: No

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