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  • The Child Welfare Challenge: Policy, Practice, and Research book cover

    The Child Welfare Challenge

    Policy, Practice, and Research, 4th Edition

    By Peter J. Pecora, James K. Whittaker, Richard P. Barth, Sharon Borja, William Vesneski

    Using both historical and contemporary contexts, The Child Welfare Challenge examines major policy practice and research issues as they jointly shape child welfare practice and its future. This text focuses on families and children whose primary recourse to services has been through publicly funded…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
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  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment: A Social Systems Approach book cover

    Human Behavior in the Social Environment

    A Social Systems Approach, 6th Edition

    By Irl Carter

    Since the publication of the first edition of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, several generations of students have successfully used this classic text, which takes a social systems approach to human behavior. This systems approach is still widely accepted in the human services disciplines…

    Paperback – 2011-04-30
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  • Human Behavior Theory: A Diversity Framework book cover

    Human Behavior Theory

    A Diversity Framework, 2nd Edition

    By Roberta Greene

    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. They show how human behavior theory can be employed in…

    Paperback – 2009-06-15
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  • Human Behavior Theory and Social Work Practice book cover

    Human Behavior Theory and Social Work Practice

    3rd Edition

    By Roberta R. Greene

    Human Behavior Theory and Social Work Practice remains a foundation work for those interested in the practice and teaching of social work. Roberta Greene covers theoretical areas and individual theorists including classical psychoanalytic thought, Eriksonian theory, Carl Rogers, cognitive theory,…

    Paperback – 2008-06-30
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  • Evaluation in Child and Family Services: Comparative Client and Program Perspectives book cover

    Evaluation in Child and Family Services

    Comparative Client and Program Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cinzia Canali

    As child and family interventions assume greater international application, it will be helpful to examine the various ways in which service innovations are being evaluated. As demonstrated in the seminar from which these chapters resulted, only by sharing our specific professional interests, our…

    Paperback – 2002-11-30
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  • Assessing Outcomes in Child and Family Services: Comparative Design and Policy Issues book cover

    Assessing Outcomes in Child and Family Services

    Comparative Design and Policy Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony N. Maluccio

    In this collective portrait, editors and authors do not attempt to draw systematic, country-by-country comparisons. Given the magnitude of the issues, they believed that it would be inappropriate to paint with too broad a stroke. What they have accomplished, however, is to codify and identify what…

    Paperback – 2002-11-30
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  • HIV, AIDS, and the Law: Legal Issues for Social Work Practice and Policy book cover

    HIV, AIDS, and the Law

    Legal Issues for Social Work Practice and Policy, 1st Edition

    By Donald Dickson

    Although morbidity among HIV/AIDS victims has decreased, the rate of new infections has remained steady for several years, substantially increasing the likelihood that this epidemic will continue and expand as a concern for social workers and their clientele, both of whom will need to be kept…

    Paperback – 2001-10-31
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  • Building Community Capacity book cover

    Building Community Capacity

    1st Edition

    By Avis Vidal

    This book focuses on a gap in current social work practice theory: community change. Much work in this area of macro practice, particularly around "grassroots" community organizing, has a somewhat dated feel to it, is highly ideological in orientation, or suffers from superficiality, particularly…

    Paperback – 2001-07-31
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  • Robbing Drug Dealers: Violence beyond the Law book cover

    Robbing Drug Dealers

    Violence beyond the Law, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Jacobs

    This volume fills a research gap of striking proportions by exploring the contingencies that mediate the crimes perpetrated on those who are themselves perpetrators. The notion that violence is something that happens only to law-abiding citizens is both widely held and inaccurate. The…

    Paperback – 2000-12-31
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  • The Professionalization of Poverty: Social Work and the Poor in the Twentieth Century book cover

    The Professionalization of Poverty

    Social Work and the Poor in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Gary R. Lowe

    The essays in this book discuss the evolution of the profession of social work in the twentieth century. Its specific focus is the relationship of the professional social worker to the poor. Attempting to avoid the usual retelling of the standard narrative of the social work profession, The…

    Paperback – 1999-12-31
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  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment: A Social Systems Approach book cover

    Human Behavior in the Social Environment

    A Social Systems Approach, 5th Edition

    By Gary R. Lowe

    Since publication of the first edition of Human Behavior in the Social Environment in 1974, over 120,000 students have successfully used this classic text, which takes a social systems approach to human behavior--an approach that perceives connections between fields of practice, between methods,…

    Paperback – 1999-10-31
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  • Social Policy and Social Work: Critical Essays on the Welfare State book cover

    Social Policy and Social Work

    Critical Essays on the Welfare State, 2nd Edition

    By Judy Krysik

    The decade of the 1990s saw a period of rapid change in society, especially in the area of social policy. In the short time between the publication of the first edition of this book and the present edition, there have been radical changes in the relationships between the public and private sectors,…

    Paperback – 1998-04-15
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  • Caring for Troubled Children: Residential Treatment in a Community Context book cover

    Caring for Troubled Children

    Residential Treatment in a Community Context, 1st Edition

    By James K. Whittaker

    In this highly-regarded work, Whittaker forcefully advocates the need for residential treatment as part of a larger continuum of treatment, and explores the context of the setting itself as a dynamic therapeutic factor. Now available in paperback, this book remains among the most notable attempts…

    Paperback – 1997-12-31
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  • Fostering Friendship: Pair Therapy for Treatment and Prevention book cover

    Fostering Friendship

    Pair Therapy for Treatment and Prevention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn Hickey Schultz

    A great number of children and adolescents face a world of violence and isolation. In this book, the members of the Group for the Study of Interpersonal Development at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Judge Baker Children's Center in Boston describe in detail an innovative…

    Paperback – 1997-12-30
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  • Person-Environment Practice: Social Ecology of Interpersonal Helping book cover

    Person-Environment Practice

    Social Ecology of Interpersonal Helping, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Kemp

    Person-Environment Practice addresses a core but long- neglected dimension in social work and human services practice; accurate environmental assessment and strategic environmental intervention. Despite the centrality of "person-environment" as a key construct in direct practice, the domain of…

    Paperback – 1997-10-14
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  • The Civil Rights of Homeless People: Law, Social Policy, and Social Work Practice book cover

    The Civil Rights of Homeless People

    Law, Social Policy, and Social Work Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Madeleine Stoner

    Collaborative initiatives between the human service and legal professions are spreading in social service delivery systems and on university campuses in response to the complexity and interre-latedness of social problems. Stoner's new book, embodying such collaboration in legal advocacy for the…

    Paperback – 1995-12-31
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  • Involuntary Clients in Social Work Practice: A Research-Based Approach book cover

    Involuntary Clients in Social Work Practice

    A Research-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Tony Tripodi

    Paperback – 1994-12-31
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  • Human Behavior Theory: A Diversity Framework book cover

    Human Behavior Theory

    A Diversity Framework, 1st Edition

    By Roberta Greene

    In recent years, advocates for civil rights for minorities, women, and gays and lesbians have become more informed consumers of mental health services. As a result, social work practitioners need to prepare themselves to serve diverse constituencies for who previously held behavioral and cultural…

    Paperback – 1994-12-31
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  • From Child Abuse to Permanency Planning: Child Welfare Services Pathways and Placements book cover

    From Child Abuse to Permanency Planning

    Child Welfare Services Pathways and Placements, 1st Edition

    By Vicky Albert

    This book addresses the factors that explain the child welfare service careers of children, and the goals of permanency planning to be met for children entering foster care after initial abuse. It focuses on common child placements along the child welfare path.…

    Paperback – 1994-01-31
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  • Putting Families First: Modern Applications of Social Work book cover

    Putting Families First

    Modern Applications of Social Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Schuerman

    This volume is a comprehensive evaluation of the largest randomized experiment to date on placement prevention programs: the Family First program in Illinois. It offers insights into the tensions between policies advocating family preservation and those favoring out-of-home placement. The authors…

    Paperback – 1994-01-12
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  • Models for Change in Social Group Work book cover

    Models for Change in Social Group Work

    1st Edition

    By Marian Fatout

    Intended for beginning students as was as for practitioners, this volume shows how to make maximum use of the various models available for social group work. Dr. Fatout explores and delineates the “mainstream model,” devotes separate and incisive sections to notable specific approaches, and offers…

    Paperback – 1992-12-31
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  • Social Work Case Management book cover

    Social Work Case Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Betsy Vourlekis

    This book is based on the assumption that when key elements are in place, the direct practice of case management belongs within the spectrum of methods for and approaches to helping clients. The book provides an in-depth examination of the functions and skills of social work case management.…

    Paperback – 1992-12-31
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  • Families in Crisis: The Impact of Intensive Family Preservation Services book cover

    Families in Crisis

    The Impact of Intensive Family Preservation Services, 1st Edition

    By David A. Haapala

    Paperback – 1991-12-31
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  • Keeping Families Together: The Homebuilders Model book cover

    Keeping Families Together

    The Homebuilders Model, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Booth

    When a family's problems become so severe that traditional community resources are unable to help them effectively, caseworkers are usually advised to place children outside the home. Family preservation services such as Homebuilders are designed to give caseworkers and families another option:…

    Paperback – 1991-12-31
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  • Families and Health Care: Psychosocial Practice book cover

    Families and Health Care

    Psychosocial Practice, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Ell

    Focuses on methods for enhancing family participation in medical care and for reducing the adverse effects of illness on family functioning. Serves as an aid for practicing social workers, presenting methods of assessing the individual case and a framework for working with families during the planni…

    Paperback – 1990-12-31
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  • Reaching High-Risk Families: Intensive Family Preservation in Human Services - Modern Applications of Social Work book cover

    Reaching High-Risk Families

    Intensive Family Preservation in Human Services - Modern Applications of Social Work, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Tracy

    Focusing on a program ("Homebuilders") that has attracted national attention, this book develops implications for family-centered curricula in such areas as social policy, direct practice, program design/management, practice research, theory and prevention.…

    Paperback – 1990-12-31
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  • Making a Friend in Youth: Development Theory and Pair Theory book cover

    Making a Friend in Youth

    Development Theory and Pair Theory, 1st Edition

    By Robert Selman

    Reprint of a 1990 work originally published the U. of Chicago Press. The author describes an approach, based on developmental theory, to understanding the normal and pathological interactions of children regarding friendships. This work is a companion to a subsequent volume ( Fostering Friendship )…

    Paperback – 1990-12-30
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  • Social Treatment: An Introduction to Interpersonal Helping in Social Work Practice book cover

    Social Treatment

    An Introduction to Interpersonal Helping in Social Work Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by James K. Whittaker

    The book has two principal purposes: To provide an introduction to interpersonal helping in the context of social work practice, and to develop a conceptual framework for interpersonal helping --called social treatment--that will enable the social worker and members of other helping professions…

    Paperback – 1989-12-31
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  • Special Children, Special Risks: The Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities book cover

    Special Children, Special Risks

    The Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Garbarino

    How does one investigate a child maltreatment case when the victim is blind, mute, deaf, mentally retarded, or confined to an institution? Special Children, Special Risks presents analysis, recommendations, and related research from social work, psychology, psychiatry, medicine, and education…

    Paperback – 1987-12-31
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