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Paradigms of Clinical Social Work

1st Edition

Edited by Rachelle A. Dorfman


402 pages

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"Dr. Dorfman has once again produced a volume of significance to the ongoing advancement of theory and practice. Her sensitive understanding of the necessity of an approach to clinical practice built on a premise of theoretical diversity is a welcomed and critically important contribution."

-Francis J. Turner, D.S.W., C.S.W."

Table of Contents

Part I. The Case. Part II. Paradigms. Ego Psychology and Object Relations Theory. Kohut's Self-Psychology. Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. Control-Mastery Theory. The Cognitive Therapy Model. Ericksonian Approaches in Social Work. Postmodern Family Therapy: New Voices in Clinical Social Work. Part III. Metaparadigms. The Feminist Approach to Clinical Social Work. Meaning-Making as a Metaframework for Clinical Practice. Prescriptive Eclectic Psychotherapy. Clinical Social Work in the 21st Century: Behavioral Managed Care is Here to Stay! The Paradigms and Long-Term Trends in Clinical Social Work. Epilogue. Author Index. Subject Index.

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