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Introduction To Social Work

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Edition:
11th
ISBN13:

9780205442157

ISBN10:
0205442153
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2009
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

This classic introductory social work text provides a comprehensive and historical view of social work to help students better understand and appreciate the profession.In its Tenth Edition, this classic text continues to blend historical and contemporary perspectives on social work, offering historical context for the development of social work while utilizing the latest theoretical constructs. Special emphasis is placed on the understanding that social work is both a field and a method. The text is appropriate for undergraduate students who want to increase their general understanding of social work, as well as those who have a professional interest in social work.The Tenth Edition featuresnew sections on drug courts, treatment and prevention of drug and alcohol abuse (Ch. 16), welfare reform, faith-based social service initiatives (Ch. 2), stages of group, spirituality and social work, suicide assessment and prevention (Ch. 9), and cognitive therapy with criminals (Ch.14). An expanded section on the importance of case management in social work (Ch. 19), life management skills (Ch. 8), anger management (Ch.10) and managed care (Ch. 9, 10, & 22) is also included. Information on multicultural social work (Ch. 11 & 13), working with violent children, gangs, school violence and family violence (Ch. 11 & 13) has been updated, as has the final chapter on the future of social work as a profession.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
PART I Introduction
What Is Social Work?
1(15)
Social Welfare
3(1)
Social Work
4(3)
Distinguishing Characteristics of Social Work
7(3)
Sociology and Social Work
10(1)
Psychiatry and Social Work
11(1)
Psychology and Social Work
12(1)
Counseling and Social Work
12(1)
Social Work in the World Today
13(1)
Summary
14(1)
Selected References
15(1)
The Evolution of Social Welfare and Social Work in the United States
16(15)
Echoes of the Past
17(2)
European Roots
19(2)
Beginnings in the United States
21(2)
Public Assistance and Social Welfare Emerge
23(3)
Services of Volunteers
26(1)
Social Workers Appear
27(1)
Summary
28(1)
Selected References
29(2)
Education for Social Work
31(15)
Social Work Education
33(11)
Council on Social Work Education
44(1)
Summary
44(1)
Selected References
45(1)
PART II Social Work Practice
Generalist Practice and Introductory Theory
46(16)
Need for a Theoretical Framework
49(2)
Introductory Inner and Outer Forces Paradigm
51(3)
Additional Model Definition
54(1)
The Life Cycle and the Inner and Outer Forces Model
55(2)
Social Functioning
57(1)
Levels of Social Functioning
58(1)
A Base for Generalist Social Work Practice
59(1)
Summary
60(1)
Selected References
60(2)
Social Work Practice with Individuals
62(23)
Work with the Individual---A Generalist Approach
62(2)
Clinical Social Work Defined
64(1)
History of Social Casework and Clinical Social Work
65(2)
Trends in Casework and Clinical Work
67(1)
The Practice Framework
68(3)
Methods of Clinical Social Work
71(2)
Problems in Clinical Work
73(1)
The Clinical Direct Practice Social Work Process
74(8)
The Multisystems Approach
82(1)
Summary
83(1)
Selected References
83(2)
Social Work Practice with Groups
85(25)
Historical Developments
87(2)
Group Work Defined
89(3)
Group Work Models
92(3)
Formation of Groups
95(2)
Selection of Group Members
97(2)
Preparation of Group Members
99(1)
Structuring the Group
100(3)
Stages of Groups
103(1)
Group Work Settings
104(3)
Summary
107(1)
Selected References
108(2)
Social Work Practice with Communities
110(17)
What Is Community Organization?
111(3)
Beginnings of Community Social Work
114(3)
Underlying Principles in Community Organization
117(2)
Community Social Work Processes
119(4)
Roles of the Community Organizer
123(1)
Case Summaries
124(1)
Summary
125(1)
Selected References
125(2)
Administration and Research
127(22)
Administration
128(13)
Research
141(5)
Summary
146(1)
Selected References
147(2)
PART III Social Work Services
Mental Health Services
149(22)
Beginnings in Mental Health
150(1)
Elements of the Mental Health Network
151(2)
Essential Elements of Comprehensive Mental Health
153(8)
Special Problems and Issues in Mental Health
161(8)
Summary
169(1)
Selected References
169(2)
Social Work in Health Care
171(18)
Definition of Social Work in Health Care
173(3)
The Meaning of Illness
176(2)
The Role of Social Work in Health Care
178(7)
The Future of Social Work in the Health Care Services
185(2)
Prevention and Social Work
187(1)
Summary
187(1)
Selected References
188(1)
Social Work in the Schools
189(17)
The Education Delivery System: New Approaches
191(1)
Problems Plaguing the Public Schools
192(5)
Beginnings in School Social Work
197(1)
Social Work Practice in the Schools
197(2)
Social Work Using a Group Approach
199(2)
School Social Work and the Community
201(1)
Working with Minorities
201(1)
When the System Fails
202(2)
Summary
204(1)
Selected References
205(1)
Social Security and Public Welfare
206(23)
Government's Responsibility for Welfare
207(2)
The Social Security Act
209(4)
Aid to Families with Dependent Children
213(12)
Government and Public Welfare
225(1)
Summary
226(1)
Selected References
227(2)
Family and Child Welfare Services
229(29)
Marriage and Family Counseling
230(7)
Child Welfare Services
237(2)
In-Home Care of Children
239(2)
Foster Care of Children
241(4)
Adoption Services
245(7)
Child Protective Services
252(3)
Child Sexual Abuse
255(1)
Summary
255(1)
Selected References
256(2)
Correctional Services
258(20)
The Social Problems of Delinquency and Crime
258(3)
Social Work and Corrections
261(2)
Social Work Practice in Corrections
263(1)
Processes and Principles
264(3)
Social Services and Case Examples
267(3)
Social Work in Institutions
270(6)
Summary
276(1)
Selected References
276(2)
Services for the Aged
278(19)
Older Americans Act of 1965
279(2)
White House Conference on Aging, 1971
281(1)
Adequate Income
281(1)
Appropriate Living Arrangements
282(1)
Institutional Responsiveness and a New Attitude toward Aging
283(8)
Independence and Dignity
291(4)
Summary
295(1)
Selected References
296(1)
Drug Abuse and Social Work
297(27)
Misused Drugs and What They Do
301(3)
Extent and Cost of Drug Abuse
304(1)
Programs for Control, Prevention, Treatment
305(12)
Role of Social Work in Treatment
317(4)
Summary
321(1)
Selected References
322(2)
Services with Minorities
324(17)
Minority Problems
325(8)
Social Services
333(2)
Educational Developments
335(3)
Summary
338(1)
Selected References
338(3)
Social Work in Rural Areas
341(11)
Beginnings in Rural Social Work
343(1)
Rural Social Work Practice
344(1)
Roles of the Rural Social Worker
345(3)
Rural Social Service Agencies
348(1)
Distance Learning for Rural Social Work
349(1)
Summary
350(1)
Selected References
350(2)
Case Management
352(11)
Historical Developments
355(2)
Case Management Defined
357(3)
Case Management Research
360(1)
Summary
361(1)
Selected References
361(2)
PART IV Professional Development
Social Work: A Maturing Profession
363(19)
Criteria of a Profession
363(2)
Historical Background
365(4)
Social Work Today
369(11)
Summary
380(1)
Selected References
380(2)
Social Work Prevention and Enrichment
382(17)
Social Work Focus on Prevention
384(2)
Problems Involved
386(1)
Examples of Prevention
387(7)
Implications of Prevention
394(1)
Social Work Enrichment
395(1)
Summary
396(1)
Selected References
396(3)
Social Work and the Future
399(18)
Professional Maturation
401(1)
Increase in Services
402(1)
Professional Identification and Visibility
403(1)
Certification and Licensing
404(1)
Spirituality in Social Work Practice
405(1)
Changing Continuum in Social Work Education
406(1)
Development of the Role of Consultant
407(1)
Status of Social Worker
407(1)
Private Practice
408(1)
Case Management
409(1)
Advocacy Role
409(1)
Improved Public Relations
409(1)
Rural Social Work
410(1)
Technology
410(2)
Expansion of Leadership Roles
412(1)
Increase in International Social Work
412(1)
Prevention
413(1)
Enrichment
413(1)
Movement for Higher Quality
413(1)
Summary
414(1)
Selected References
414(3)
Name Index 417(4)
Subject Index 421


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