An Introduction To Family Social Work

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-04-27
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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AN INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY SOCIAL WORK provides a strong foundation in the concepts and skills students need to succeed as future social work professionals. Designed for students who will work with families, but not necessarily continue with advanced family training, the text features engaging case studies, end-of-chapter exercises, illustrations, and graphics to help students master the material.

Table of Contents

The Field of Family Social Work
What is Family?
Family Systems
Practical Aspects of Family Social Work
The Beginning Phase
Family Strengths and Resilience
Qualitative Family Assessment
Quantitative Family Assessment
Family Development and the Life Cycle
Family Systems Interventions
The Intervention Phase
Interventions at the Child and Parental Levels
Interventions with Couples and Gender Sensitive Practice
The Termination Phase
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