Social Work Practice With Individuals and Families

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  • Copyright: 1/4/2013
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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Gathering together the top scholars in social work practice, Dulmus and Sowers have created a resource that covers practice skills with individuals, children, and families that is appropriate for students and practitioners. The book covers assessment and interventions of individuals and families using a life span approach. Each chapter covers the theoretical basis for each type of practice as well as the practice implications for social work.

Author Biography

MICHAEL J. HOLOSKO, PhD, MSW, is the Pauline M. Berger Professor of Family and Child Welfare at the University of Georgia, School of Social Work. He has taught across the undergraduate and graduate curriculum in schools of social work, nursing, public administration, and applied social science in Canada, the United States, Hong Kong, Sweden, Australia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

CATHERINE N. DULMUS, PhD, LCSW, 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

Chapter 1      Assessment of Children

                        Michael E. Woolley

Chapter 2      Intervention with Children

                        Mary C. Ruffolo and Paula Allen-Meares

Chapter 3      Assessment of Adolescents

                        David W. Springer and Tara M. Powell

Chapter 4      Intervention with Adolescents

                        Craig Winston LeCroy and Lela Rankin Williams

Chapter 5      Assessment of Adults

                        Elaine Congress

Chapter 6      Intervention with Adults

                        Bruce A. Thyer

Chapter 7      Assessment of the Elderly

                        Gregory J. Paveza

Chapter 8      Intervention with the Elderly

                        Michael J. Holosko, Jeffrey F. Skinner, Catherine A. Patterson, and

                        Kimberly A. Brisebois

Chapter 9      Assessment of Families

                        Robyn Munford and Jackie Sanders

Chapter 10   Intervention with Families

                        Cynthia Franklin, Laura M. Hopson, and Cathleen Jordan

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