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9780965365307

Days in the Lives of Social Workers: 50 Professionals Tell "Real Life" Stories from the Social Work Practice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780965365307

  • ISBN10:

    0965365301

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-09-01
  • Publisher: White Hat Communications

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Table of Contents

About the Editor/Contributors xi
Introduction xix
Acknowledgments xxi
PART 1---HEALTH CARE
Social Work in the ER
1(10)
Managing a Hospital Social Work Department
11(8)
Social Work in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
19(8)
Social Work in an Infertility Clinic
27(6)
Working with Pregnant Women in Public Health
33(4)
Managing in Managed Care
37(6)
PART 2---HIV/AIDS
Private Practice With Urban Gay Men: With a Sub-specialty in HIV/AIDS
43(8)
A Very Special Nursing Home in the South Bronx
51(8)
Pediatric HIV Research
59(6)
PART 3---SCHOOL SOCIAL WORK
Elementary School Social Work
65(6)
An Inner-City High School
71(6)
Social Work in a Rural School District
77(6)
PART 4---CHILDREN YOUTH, AND FAMILIES
Urban Child Protective Services
83(4)
Neighborhood Youth Center
87(10)
Working with Gay and Lesbian Youth
97(8)
Child Welfare Ombudsman
105(6)
Family Advocacy in the Military
111(6)
Employee Assistance Programs
117(6)
PART 5---DISABILITIES
Developmental Disabilities
123(8)
``Us'' Becoming ``Them''
131(6)
PART 6---MENTAL HEALTH
Involuntary Admission: A New Worker's Introduction to the ``603''
137(8)
Partial Hospitalization
145(8)
Social Work in a Clubhouse
153(6)
Life as a Group Home Manager
159(6)
Disaster Mental Health Services
165(6)
PART 7---SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Dual Diagnosis: Substance Abuse and Mental Health in an Inpatient Setting
171(6)
Social Work in the Alaskan Bush
177(4)
Adventure-Based Practice
181(6)
PART 8---PRIVATE PRACTICE
Private Practice and the Eclectic Social Worker
187(6)
An Office to Call My Own: Private Practice in the Lesbian Community
193(4)
PART 9---CRIMINAL JUSTICE: WORKING WITH OFFENDERS AND VICTIMS
Prison Substance Abuse Treatment
197(8)
A Hard Day's Night: Working with Assaultive Men in Prison
205(6)
Residential Treatment for Adolescent Sexual Offenders
211(6)
Forensic Social Work: Mitigating Death Penalty Cases in a Capital Defense Unit
217(6)
Victim Services
223(6)
PART 10---OLDER ADULTS AND THE END OF LIFE
Nursing Home Social Work
229(6)
Senior Adult Coordinator
235(4)
Hospice Social Work
239(8)
Home Health Social Work
247(6)
PART 11---MANAGEMENT
Life as an Agency CEO
253(6)
Association Management
259(6)
PART 12---HIGHER EDUCATION
Life as a BSW Educator
265(8)
University Counseling Center
273(8)
PART 13---INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL WORK
Consulting in Armenia
281(8)
Working with Raskal Gangs in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea
289(6)
PART 14---WORKING IN COMMUNITIES
Community Organizing for Social Change
295(6)
It Takes a Village: Reclaiming our Youth Through Community Partnerships
301(6)
A Day in the Life of a Policy Practitioner
307(4)
Homeless Community Outreach
311(8)
Mucho Gusto a Conocerle: Working with Migrant Farm Families
319(6)
Appendix A: Organizations of Interest to Social Workers 325(8)
Appendix B: Additional Reading 333(14)
Appendix C: Internet Resources 347

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