1st Edition

Paradigms of Clinical Social Work
Emphasis on Diversity

ISBN 9781138977907
Published November 18, 2016 by Routledge
314 Pages 4 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Designed to mirror how social work theory and practice is taught, Paradigms of Clinical Social Work, Volume 3 presents new therapeutic models through an imaginary family experiencing common social work problems.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Nancy Boyd Webb
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Part I: The Case
1. The Case - Rachelle Dorfman
Part II: Paradigms of Clinical Social Work: Emphasis on Diversity
2. Diversity Perspectives for Social Work Practice - Joseph Anderson and,
Robin Wiggins-Carter
3. Jungian Thinking and Practice: Emphasis on an Adolescent's Search for Her Guatemalan Cultural Roots - Marga Speicher
4. Cognitive Behavioral-Therapy with Children and Families: Emphasis on a Russian Immigrant Family's Entry Into a New Society - Tammie Ronen,
5. Behavioral Child Therapy: Emphasis on an African American Family Living in a High Risk Community - Joseph A. Himle, Daniel J. Fischer, Jordana R. Muroff
6. Play Therapy Across the Lifespan: Emphasis on a Second-Generation, Middle-Class Japanese American Family - Daniel S. Sweeny
7. Crisis Intervention and Diversity: Emphasis on a Mexican Immigrant Family's Acculturation Conflicts - Elaine P. Congress
8. Group Work: Emphasis on the Role of Gender - Charles Garvin,
9. Constructual Marital Therapy: Emphasis on a Chinese Immigrant Family - Marshall Jung,
10. Integrative Family Therapy: Emphasis on a Middle-Class African American Family in Suburbia - Marlene F. Watson
11. Narrative Therapy and the Practice of Advocacy: Emphasis on Affirming Difference When Working With Diverse Clients - Kevin J. Fitzsimmons and Larry M. Zucker
12. Clinical Social Work and Psychopharmacology: Emphasis on Indigenous Medicine in a Latino Community
Melinda L. Morgan and Ian A. Cook
13. Spiritually-Centered Therapy: Emphasis on an African American Family in a Changing Multicultural Community - Carolyn Jacob
Part III: Epilogues
1 year later
10 years later
15 years later
Author Index
Subject Index

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Rachelle A. Dorfman-Zukerman, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor at the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She is also Visiting Professor at the University of Hong Kong and a 1998-99 recipient of a Fulbright Scholar Award to teach at the National University in Taiwan.

Melinda L. Morgan, Ph.D., LCSW is a lecturer at the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist with a private practice in Santa Monica and an NIMH post-doctoral fellow in the psychobiology of psychiatric illness at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital.

Phil Meyer, LCSW us a lecturer at the UCLA Graduate School of Public Policy and Social Research and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a private psychotherapy practice in Los Angeles. He is also the Consumer Liaison for the Center for Mental Health Services in Washington, D.C.