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This unrivaled collection of essays explains the strengths-based philosophy, demonstrates how it works, and provides clear and practical tools for its application. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field to provide a balanced approach to social work practice that explores the strengths and assets of clients.
Table of Contents
|The Philosophy, Principles, And Language Of The Strengths Perspective|
|Introduction: Power in the People|
|The Challenge of Seeing Anew the World We Think We Know: Learning Strengths-Based Practice|
|The Opportunities and Challenges of Person-Centered, Strengths-Based Practice: Purpose|
|Principles, and Applications of Systems' Integration|
|Strengths-Based Appreciations, Assessments And Approaches To Practice|
|Chronic Illness and Transilience Along My Spiritual Path|
|The Strengths Approach to Practice: Beginnings|
|Key Dimensions of the Strengths Perspective in Case management, Clinical, and Community Practice|
|Strengths Perspective in Criminal Justice|
|Implementation of Brief Strengths-Based Case management: An Evidence-Based Intervention for Improving Linkage with Care|
|The Strengths Model with Older Adults: Critical Practice Components|
|Assessing Strengths: Identifying Acts of Resistance to Violence and Oppression|
|A Shift in Thinking: Influencing Social Workers' Beliefs About Individual and Family Resilience in an Effort to Enhance Well-being and Success for All|
|Using The Strengths Perspective In Context(S)|
|Honoring Philosophical Traditions: The Strengths Model and the Social Environment|
|Exploring the True Nature of Resilience: A View from the Inside-Out|
|Poverty Through the Lens of Economic Human Rights|
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