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Eileen Gambrill, PhD, is the Hutto Patterson Charitable Foundation Professor in Child and Family Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.
Table of Contents
|Prologue: Social Workers at Work|
|Social Work: An Introduction|
|Clients and Services|
|Values, Ethics, and Obligations|
|Thinking about Knowledge and How to Get it|
|Different Views of Knowledge|
|Critical Thinking: Integral to Evidence-Based Practice|
|Thinking about Problems and Causes|
|Competing Views of Personal and Social Problems and Their Causes|
|Taking Advantage of Research Findings about Behavior and How it is Influenced by the Environment|
|A Decision-Focused Practice Model|
|Problem Solving and Decision Making: Integral to Helping Clients|
|Evidence-Based Practice: A Decision-Making Process and Philosophy|
|Posing Questions and Searching for Answers|
|Critically Appraising Research: Thinking for Yourself|
|A Contextual Assessment Framework|
|Beginning: A Practice Guide|
|Interpersonal Helping Skills|
|Creating and Handling Challenging Social Situations|
|Gathering and Organizing Information|
|Where to Look: Deciding How to Gather Needed Information|
|Observation: Learning to See|
|Reviewing Resources and Obstacles|
|Putting it All Together|
|Selecting Plans and Assessing Progress|
|Selecting and Implementing Service Plans|
|Evaluating Outcomes as Integral to Problem Solving|
|Planning for Endings|
|Empowering Clients: Providing Information and Skill Building|
|Helping Clients Learn Positive Behavior Change Skills|
|Working with Groups and Families|
|Organizations and Communities|
|The Long Run|
|Maintaining Skills and Staying Happy in Your Work|
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