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CATHERINE N. DULMUS, PhD, is Professor, Associate Dean for Research, and Director of the Buffalo Center for Social Research in the School of Social Work at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, and Research Director at Hillside Family of Agencies in Rochester, New York.
KAREN M. SOWERS, PhD, is Dean and Beaman Professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her research interests include juvenile justice, sexuality, social work education, child welfare, evidence-based practice, and international social work practice.
Table of Contents
About the Editors xv
Chapter 1. Child Welfare and Social Work Practice 1
Robin E. Perry and Alberta J. Ellett
Chapter 2. Family-Centered Practice: A System-Based Approach to Strengthening Families 55
Barbara Thomlison and Raymond J. Thomlison
Chapter 3. School Social Work 81
Cynthia Franklin, Beth Gerlach, and Amy Chanmugam
Chapter 4. Substance Abuse 113
Lori K. Holleran Steiker and Samuel A. MacMaster
Chapter 5. The Mental Health Field of Practice 147
King Davis and Hyejin Jung
Chapter 6. Social Work Disability Practice 159
Elizabeth DePoy and Stephen Gilson
Chapter 7. Geriatric Social Work: A Field of Practice 183
Roberta R. Greene
Chapter 8. Forensic Social Work: Current and Emerging Developments 207
Katherine van Wormer, David W. Springer, and Tina Maschi
Chapter 9. Veterinary Social Work Practice 245
Elizabeth Strand, Bethanie A. Poe, Sarina Lyall, Jan Yorke, Janelle Nimer, Erin Allen, Geneva Brown, and Teresa Nolen-Pratt
Chapter 10. Social Work Practice With the Military 273
Anthony M. Hassan and Marilyn Flynn
Chapter 11. International Social Work Practice 291
Doreen Elliott and Uma A. Segal
Chapter 12. Immigrant and Indigenous Populations: Special Populations in Social Work 333
Jon Matsuoka and Hamilton I. McCubbin
Chapter 13. Diversity
Iris B. Carlton-LaNey and Sharon Warren Cook
Author Index 385
Subject Index 397