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From Child Abuse to Permanency Planning Child Welfare Services Pathways and Placements

From Child Abuse to Permanency Planning: Child Welfare Services Pathways and Placements

1st Edition

By Vicky Albert
January 31, 1994

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....

Human Behavior Theory A Diversity Framework

Human Behavior Theory: A Diversity Framework

1st Edition

By Roberta Greene
December 31, 1994

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 ...

Models for Change in Social Group Work

Models for Change in Social Group Work

1st Edition

By Marian Fatout
December 31, 1992

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 ...

Social Work Case Management

Social Work Case Management

1st Edition

Edited By Betsy Vourlekis
December 31, 1992

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....

Families in Crisis The Impact of Intensive Family Preservation Services

Families in Crisis: The Impact of Intensive Family Preservation Services

1st Edition

By David A. Haapala
December 31, 1991

Keeping Families Together The Homebuilders Model

Keeping Families Together: The Homebuilders Model

1st Edition

By Charlotte Booth
December 31, 1991

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: ...

Families and Health Care Psychosocial Practice

Families and Health Care: Psychosocial Practice

1st Edition

By Kathleen Ell
December 31, 1990

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...

Reaching High-Risk Families Intensive Family Preservation in Human Services - Modern Applications of Social Work

Reaching High-Risk Families: Intensive Family Preservation in Human Services - Modern Applications of Social Work

1st Edition

By Elizabeth Tracy
December 31, 1990

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....

Social Treatment An Introduction to Interpersonal Helping in Social Work Practice

Social Treatment: An Introduction to Interpersonal Helping in Social Work Practice

1st Edition

Edited By James K. Whittaker
December 31, 1989

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 ...

Special Children, Special Risks The Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities

Special Children, Special Risks: The Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities

1st Edition

Edited By James Garbarino
December 31, 1987

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 ...

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