Clinical Social Work Products

  • Black Single Mothers and the Child Welfare System

    A Guide for Social Workers on Addressing Oppression

    By Brandynicole Brooks

    Black Single Mothers and the Child Welfare System examines the pressures, hardships, and oppression women of color face in the child welfare system, and how this affects social workers who investigate childhood abuse and neglect. Author Brandynicole Brooks addresses intersectionality and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Happiness

    A critical review of positive psychology

    By Mick Power

    We all want to be happy, and there are plenty of people telling us how it can be achieved. The positive psychology movement, indeed, has established happiness as a scientific concept within everyone’s grasp. But is happiness really something we can actively aim for, or is it simply a by-product of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Assessing Children in the Urban Community

    Edited by Barbara L Mercer, Tricia Fong, Erin Rosenblatt

    This book illuminates the process of child psychological assessment in community psychology through discussion, theory, and case studies of collaborative, systemic treatment of children and their parents. "Assessing Children in the Urban Community" presents a semi-structured form of collaborative…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04 
    Routledge

  • A Therapist's Guide to Child Development

    The Extraordinarily Normal Years

    By Dee C. Ray

    A Therapist's Guide to Child Development gives therapists and counselors the basics they need to understand their clients in the context of development and to explain development to parents. The chapters take the reader through the various physical, social, and identity developments occurring at…

    Paperback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Social Work and the Courts

    A Casebook, 3rd Edition

    By Daniel Pollack, Toby G. Kleinman

    Social Work and the Courts is a collection of important and cutting-edge court decisions in the field of human services, now in its third edition. Pollack and Kleinman present an array of legal cases in everyday language, with clear explanation of the facts and issues, and in-depth examinations of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment

    Interweaving the Inner and Outer Worlds, 3rd Edition

    By Esther Urdang

    Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Interweaving the Inner and Outer Worlds is an essential human behavior textbook for social work students. The third edition emphasizes the biopsychosocial framework within a psychodynamic, developmental and life-course perspective and includes a brand new…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Working with Challenging Youth

    Seven Guiding Principles, 2nd Edition

    By Brent Richardson

    Working with Challenging Youth, Second Edition is a practical, reader-friendly guide through the pitfalls and problems that arise when working with at-risk youth. As in the first edition, the new Working with Challenging Youth builds on a solid theoretical base in reality therapy,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Successful Models of Community Long Term Care Services for the Elderly

    By Eloise H Killeffer, Ruth Bennett

    Learn about the exciting possibilities for maintaining elderly residents in their own homes by marshalling available resources to pay for needed support services. Experienced practitioners provide examples of successful community-based long-term care service programs for the elderly, programs that…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Techniques of Grief Therapy

    Assessment and Intervention

    Edited by Robert A. Neimeyer

    Techniques of Grief Therapy: Assessment and Intervention continues where the acclaimed Techniques of Grief Therapy: Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved left off, offering a whole new set of innovative approaches to grief therapy to address the needs of the bereaved. This new volume…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29 
    Routledge
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • Therapeutic Assessment and Intervention in Childcare Legal Proceedings

    Engaging families in successful rehabilitation

    By Mike Davies

    This book draws upon the author’s first-hand clinical experience as an Expert Witness in child and family legal proceedings to explore the success of psychotherapy assessments and interventions. Focusing on families who are seeking to be re-united after the removal of their children into foster…

    Hardback – 2015-09-24 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Systemic Interventions for Collective and National Trauma

    Theory, Practice, and Evaluation

    By Michal Shamai

    Systemic Interventions for Collective and National Trauma explains the theoretical basis for understanding collective and national trauma through the concept of systems theory, and gives ways of implementing systems theory in interventions at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Particular attention…

    Paperback – 2015-09-24 
    Routledge

  • The Nine Degrees of Autism

    A Developmental Model for the Alignment and Reconciliation of Hidden Neurological Conditions

    Edited by Philip Wylie, Wenn Lawson, Luke Beardon

    The Nine Degrees of Autism presents a much-needed positive tool for understanding the developmental process of autism, and to facilitate the improved mental health and well-being of individuals on the spectrum. The ground-breaking model charts nine distinct stages of development - from…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge

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